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Janet Jackson, Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott and more to perform at 2018 Essence Festival


Mary J. Blige; ABC/ Ida Mae AstuteThe initial lineup for this year’s Essence festival has been announced and a number of exciting acts, including Janet JacksonMary J. Blige and Jill Scott are headed to New Orleans this July for the live event. 

Also on the bill are FantasiaXscape112The Roots featuring Erykah BaduSnoop DoggMiguelMC LyteMAJOR.Marsha Ambrosius and Ro James, and Luther actor and DJ Idris Elba

Weekend ticket packages are available to buy now, with prices starting at $150. 

The 2018 Essence festival takes place from July 5 to 8. 

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