2019 ESSENCE FESTIVAL DRAWS MORE THAN HALF A MILLION ATTENDEES FOR 25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

The 2019 ESSENCE Festival attracted more than 500,000 attendees to New Orleans for an historic 25th anniversary celebration representing one of the largest gatherings in the event's history. Forever First Lady Michelle Obama commanded the main stage at the sold-out Superdome on Saturday, July 7 for her first ESSENCE Festival headline appearance. ...