2018 Essence Festival - Essence Music Festival Concerts, Party And Events Guide

2018 Essence Festival Concert Lineup, Party and Events Guide in New Orleans, Louisiana From July 5th – July 8th, 2018. PartyFixx.co Has Is Your Online Source For All Events, Day Parties, and Celebrity Hosted Events During The 2018 Essence Festival! There will be a lot of parties, concerts and social events held throughout the French quarters during the Essence Music Festival. When the sun sets, everyone turns to the Mercedez-Benz Superdome for the night’s concerts.

The 2018 Essence Music Festival, is an annual music festival which started in 1994 as a one-time event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Essence, a magazine aimed primarily towards African-American women. It is the largest event celebrating African-American culture and music in the United States. Locally referred to as the Essence Fest, it has been held in New Orleans, Louisiana every year since 1994 except for 2006, when it was held in Houston, Texas due to Hurricane Katrina. It also held in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal in 2016. It features artists simultaneously performing on a main stage as well as four standing-room only superlounge stages.

    Downtown New Orleans - CBD, New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, LA, US

    July 5, 2018 To July 6, 2018

    10:00 am To 4:00 pm

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    BlackTech Weekend NOLA is a two-day event hosted by Short Speaks Creative and BlackTech Weekend LLC connecting local creative entrepreneurs of color to innovators, founders and investors from around the country with the objective of strengthening the Black tech ecosystem in the Greater New Orleans Region. Read more…

    Barcadia New Orleans, 601 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130, New Orleans, LA, US, 70130

    July 5, 2018 To July 6, 2018

    8:00 pm To 2:00 am

    SOCIAL ARCHITECTS & BLACK TRAVEL MOVEMENT PRESENT THURSDAY JULY 5, 2018 8:00PM – 2:00AM MUSIC FESTIVAL WEEKEND MEET & GREET | WELCOME TO NEW ORLEANS FEATURING: SPECIAL GUEST DJ – TBA     BARCADIA(LOCATED 2 BLOCKS AWAYFROM HARRAHS & BEFORE YOU GET TO THE METROPOLITAN) 601 TCHOUPITOULAS ST NEW ORLEANS,… Read more…

    New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, 1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans, LA, US, 70113

    July 5, 2018

    6:00 pm To 10:00 pm

    Black Restaurant Week cordially invites you to NOSH, our inaugural culinary showcase featuring New Orleans premiere Black chefs, caterers and bartenders! Dive into the African diaspora and tantalize your taste buds with flavors of African, African-American, and Caribbean cuisine. Read more…

    Bourbon Cowboy, 241 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, New Orleans, LA, US, 70130

    July 5, 2018 To July 6, 2018

    10:00 pm To 1:00 am

    Start your Essence Festival weekend off right by joining Lawal Travel for a private Bourbon Street Balcony Party at Bourbon Cowboy.  Price includes PREMIUM open bar and a buffet that includes some New Orleans favorites.  We’ve even got your beads and blingy rings covered. Read more…

    800 N Claiborne Ave, 800 North Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116, New Orleans, LA, US, 70116

    July 6, 2018 To July 8, 2018

    8:00 pm To 2:00 pm

    Essence Festival Weekend Elite Events include a variety of options for you to enjoy your weekend. Regardless if you come for one or all you are sure to be pleased with the Elite Events we have in store for you July 6th – July 8th, 2018. Read more…

    New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, LA, US

    July 6, 2018

    12:00 pm To 4:00 pm

    Hey peeps, Brooklyn is heading to NOLA and we want to meet up with you. Let’s Meet Up this July during Essence Festival. BKGirlsNightOut is a lifestyle and marketing brand based in Brooklyn, NY that is all about bring women together in a fun, interactive, positive energy to connect. Read more…

    M. Francis Gallery (Propeller), 4035 Washington Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125, New Orleans, LA, US, 70125

    July 6, 2018

    6:00 pm To 8:00 pm

    Naked In The Paint – ***ESSENCE FESTIVAL 2018 Edition*** puts a fun new SPIN on the traditional paint and sip!  Enjoy the beauty of a LIVE NUDE MALE MODEL who will inspire your artwork to new levels.  All while enjoying a glass of wine or your own cocktail (yes, you… Read more…

    Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans, LA, US, 70113

    July 6, 2018 To July 7, 2018

    9:00 pm To 3:00 am

    NOTE: GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS INCREASE TO $30 ON MAY 1ST 11:30PM       SOCIAL ARCHITECTS PRESENT FRIDAY JULY 6, 2018 9:00PM – 3:00AM MUSIC FESTIVAL WEEKEND 5TH ANNUAL ALL WHITE CASINO ROYALE PARTY OFFICIAL CONCERT AFTER PARTY FEATURING: SPECIAL GUEST DJ – DJ KID CAPRI    CELEBRITY GUEST HOST… Read more…

    Creole Queen, 1 Poydras Street & Canal Street , New Orleans, LA 70130, New Orleans, LA, US, 70130

    July 6, 2018

    10:00 am To 1:00 pm

    THIS IS A TICKET ONLY EVENT! & TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT SELL OUT EVERY YEAR.  SO GET YOURS TODAY!!  Please remember that once we sell out, we will not have any more tickets available. I AM LEGACI @iamlegaci Presents ROCK THE BOAT pt. Read more…

    My Dearest… Boutique POP UP Essence Festival Weekend at the Embassy Suites by Hilton New Orleans Convention Center

    Embassy Suites by Hilton New Orleans Convention Center, 315 Julia Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, New Orleans, LA, US, 70130

    July 6, 2018 To July 8, 2018

    12:00 pm To 5:00 pm

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    Bring your girls and come shop MDB’s pop up boutique @ Essence! We will be open for your shopping delight Friday-Sunday.  A free eventbrite ticket gets you $5.00 off your purchase! (digital or print) Shop the hottest fashions and accessories all in one space! Each ticket will be placed in… Read more…

    50 Shades Of Black Masquerade Edition at the Sheraton New Orleans Essence Festival Weekend

    Sheraton New Orleans, 500 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, New Orleans, LA, US, 70130

    July 6, 2018 To July 7, 2018

    10:00 pm To 3:00 am

    DARRON WHEELER ENTERTAINMENT & FRIENDS PRESENTS THE MUSIC FESTIVAL WEEKEND OFFICIAL CONCERT AFTER PARTY 50 SHADES OF BLACK THEME:  MASQUERADE BLACK/GOLD ATTIRE ONLY FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2018 10:00PM – 3:00AM MUSIC BY:  DJ TAYROK & DJ BOOGIE CELEBRITY HOST:  Karlie Redd-LHH (Atlanta) FEATURING:   Mix Master Ice of UTFO, Q Parker of 112,… Read more…

    Bourbon Heat, 711 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70116, New Orleans, LA, US, 70116

    July 7, 2018 To July 8, 2018

    10:00 pm To 4:00 am

      All sales are final…NO REFUNDS. Various DJ’s throughout the night will be going in on the 1s and 2s. Read more…

    A Parisian Instant with Nicholle Kobi [Black Woman Art Series 2018] Essence Music Festival Weekend

    New Orleans, Art District, New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, LA, US

    July 7, 2018

    11:30 am To 7:00 pm

    Nicholle Kobi’s Parisian Instant exhibition is a unique art affair moment! Experience a day of rejoicing in the Black Women Art Series Collection while travelling to Paris and witnessing a story of love of Black Sisterhood, Black Women and Black Families as Nicholle Kobi whisks you into an artistic journey filled… Read more…

    Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans, LA, US, 70113

    July 7, 2018 To July 8, 2018

    9:00 pm To 3:00 am

    NOTE: ONLY 32 EARLY BIRD $15 TICKETS REMAIN SOCIAL ARCHITECTS PRESENT SATURDAY JULY 7, 2018 9:00PM – 3:00AM MUSIC FESTIVAL WEEKEND 5TH ANNUAL HARLEM NGHTS PARTY OFFICIAL CONCERT AFTER PARTY FEATURING: SPECIAL GUEST DJ BIZ MARKIE – JUST ADDED CELEBRITY GUEST HOST – TBD CELEBRITY GUEST HOST – TBD  SPECIAL… Read more…

    800 S Claiborne Ave, Treme Market Branch , New Orleans, LA 70113, New Orleans, LA, US, 70113

    July 7, 2018 To July 8, 2018

    11:00 pm To 4:00 am

    The Duke Of Orleans Presents LEVEL UP! Essence Weekend Hosted By Prince (Love and Hip Hop Miami) Saturday July 7th The Biggest LGBT Event Essence Fest Weekend! With Special guest Mustang and Duriel Sounds By DJ JashJay Ft Hypeman Bizzy doors open at 11pm Get there early to avoid Lines… Read more…

    Sheraton New Orleans, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, New Orleans, LA, US, 70130

    July 7, 2018 To July 8, 2018

    10:00 pm To 3:00 am

    DARRON WHEELER ENTERTAINMENT & FRIENDS PRESENTS A  Denim & Diamonds Affair Hosted by:  TBA Special Guest Dj’s: DJ Boogie (Lil Kims Official DJ) & Hotlantas DJ Red  THE MUSIC FESTIVAL WEEKEND OFFICIAL CONCERT AFTER PARTY   Color Dress code: Denim (No Athletic Wear Allowed) SATURDAY, JULY 7, 2018 10:00PM –… Read more…

    The 20 Annual All White Daytime Affair Essence Festival Weekend

    New Orleans, LA, USA

    July 7, 2018

    3:00 pm To 7:30 pm

    The 20th Annual All White Daytime Affair Keshia Walker + Insights Marketing Present 20th Annual All White DAYtime Affair SaturDAY, July 7, 2018 3:00pm – 9:30pm New Orleans, LA Special Guests Host….TBA Location…..TBA Advanced Ticket Sales AVAILABLE Now! VIP Ticket Purchase does NOT guarantee seating.  There is very LIMITED seating… Read more…

    Henny & Waffles Essence Festival Weekend at BB King's Blues Club

    B.B. King's Blues Club, 1104 Decatur St,, New Orleans, LA 70116, New Orleans, LA, US, 70116

    July 8, 2018

    1:00 pm To 9:00 pm

    Join us for the latest installment of Henny & Waffles NEW ORLEANS ESSENCE FESTIVAL WEEKEND Edition! Come for brunch….then turn up! ***ENJOY $10 HENNESSY DRINKS ALL DAY!!!*** ***ALL GUESTS MUST RSVP SEPARATELY FOR FREE ENTRY TO THE DAY PARTY & DRINK SPECIALS*** YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL WITH OTHER… Read more…

    Tableau, 616 St Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116, US

    July 8, 2018

    1:00 pm To 4:00 pm

    Join us for the New Orlean’s All White Brunch, 2018 Essence Festival Edition! Enjoy special guest speakers, a 3-course gourmet brunch, giveaways, photo-fun and more! To view video of our Atlanta All White Brunch CLICK HERE NOTE: Brunch will be served 1:00pm-2:30pm including your choice of soup/salad, brunch entree, dessert… Read more…

    The Swamp on Bourbon, 516 Bourbon St, 516 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, New Orleans, LA, US, 70112

    July 8, 2018

    1:30 pm To 4:30 pm

                             Let’s End The Essence Festival With a Bang!!  Join Jenita Travel & Top Shelf  Trip Planners at an unforgettable Bourbon Balcony Bull Riding Day Party Full of Laughs, Fun, & Food. Read more…

    The SomeWhat Saved Comedy Tour at La Nouvelle East Room Essence Festival Weekend in New Orleans

    La Nouvelle East Room, 214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, New Orleans, LA, US, 70130

    July 8, 2018

    3:30 pm To 5:30 pm

    Featuring: Darryl “D’Lo” Hutchins, Pat G’Orge-Walker (Sister Betty) and Wendy “Quietstorm” Lee A character-driven unique blended of comedy styles to ensure laughter for the entire family. End Essence Weekend with contentious laughter & fellowship. Read more…