After a 3 year absence, the Essence Music Festival is back in New Orleans and being headlined by some of the biggest acts in R n’ B music. The three day festival will have performances from Ciara, Mary J. Blige, Kelly Rowland, Beyonce and many others. Day one saw Ciara take to the stage and do her Matrix routine. Day two brought Beyonce to the stage and closing out the festival on day three will be Kelly Rowland and Mary J. Blige. Do continue to check out this post as it will be updated over the weekend with pictures and videos as they become available.
Check out Ciara doing her thang on Day 1. (( No video of this performance is available as of yet. ))
Check out more pics from the festival on the next few pages.