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2014-08-22 12:24:39

ESSENCE Communications, the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans Announce 5-Year Contract Extension for the ESSENCE Festival(TM) NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ESSENCE Communications President Michelle Ebanks announced an extended agreement with the State of Louisiana and the City of New Orleans to host the ESSENCE Festival (TM) through 2019. "We are so pleased to extend our partnership with the State of Louisiana and City of New Orleans for another...

2014-07-10 16:22:56

In the news release, 20th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival Largest Ever With More Than 550,000 Attendees, issued 07-Jul-2014 by ESSENCE Magazine over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the Notes to Editors section should have noted Solomon Group as the producer of the event. The complete, corrected release follows: 20th Anniversary ESSENCE Festival Largest Ever With More Than 550,000 Attendees FESTIVAL MARKED 20 YEAR MILESTONE WITH 20 STAGES OF ENTERTAINMENT AND EMPOWERMENT OVER...

2014-07-07 16:22:37

FESTIVAL MARKED 20 YEAR MILESTONE WITH 20 STAGES OF ENTERTAINMENT AND EMPOWERMENT OVER FOUR DAYS NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 20(th) annual ESSENCE Festival attracted a record-breaking 550,000 attendees from around the world to New Orleans this Fourth of July weekend, earning the distinction of being the largest gathering in the event's history. Touted as one of the country's biggest live events, the ESSENCE Festival celebrated its 20(th) anniversary July 3-6...

2014-07-03 12:23:52

July 3-6, 2014 NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Fourth of July weekend, the ESSENCE Festival's digital platforms - including Essence.com and Essence's YouTube and Google+ channels - will offer for the first time full live-stream coverage of the event's entertainment and empowerment experiences. Marking the Festival's 20(th) anniversary, July 3-6, in New Orleans, LA, many of the world's top performers and speakers can be streamed online and enjoyed around the world....

2014-05-01 12:28:08

ALSO PERFORMING: TREY SONGZ, K. MICHELLE, JAZMINE SULLIVAN AND MORE NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary hip-hop artist and musical innovator Nas, whose critically-acclaimed documentary, 'Time is Illmatic,' was the hit of last month's Tribeca Film Festival, will kick off the 20(th) Anniversary ESSENCE Festival weekend as headliner of the ESSENCE Now Playing concert, also featuring R&B crooner Trey Songz, as well as R&B/soul songstresses K. Michelle and Jazmine...

2014-03-27 12:26:11

ALL-STAR LINE-UP INCLUDES NEARLY 40 OF TODAY'S BIGGEST ARTISTS AND GREATEST PERFORMERS TO COMMEMORATE THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESSENCE FESTIVAL NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The annual ESSENCE Festival, now among the largest consumer live events in the country serving a community of 543,000, is excited to announce the all-star night-by-night line-up of performers for its 20(th) anniversary celebration in New Orleans, LA, from July 3-6. The A-list nighttime concerts will take...


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