Posted by | Ray Cornelius
ESSENCE has announced additional performers for this year’s July Music Fest in New Orleans.
R&B vocalists Tank, K. Michelle, Tamar Braxton and Tevin Campbell have all been added to the line-up. Also joining in on the fun is former Destiny’s Child star Michelle Williams along with The Roots, British bombshell Estelle and hip-hop newbie August Alsina.
“Tamar Braxton, The Roots and Tank will be joining our previously announced acts Prince, Lionel Richie, Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, Charlie Wilson and Ledisi on the Mainstage for the 2014 ESSENCE Festival,” stated the magazine’s website.
The remaining artists added will join a host of others in the Superlounge that is being hosted by comedian Nephew Tommy.
Check out the full line-up below:
Friday, July 4th – Mainstage: Prince, along with special guest performers. Superlounges: Eve, King, Stephanie Mills, Leela James, Naughty By Nature, Kevin Ross, Estelle and Greta Prince.
Saturday, July 5th – Mainstage: Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, The Roots, Ledisi, Tank. Superlounges: 112, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Michelle Williams, Tevin Campbell, Liv Warfield, Marsha Ambrosius, PJ Morton, Doug E. Fresh and Kourtney Heart.
Sunday, July 6th – Mainstage: Lionel Richie, Charlie Wilson, Erykah Badu, Tamar Braxton. Superlounges: Robert Glasper, Amel Larrieux, K. Michelle, Sebastian Mikael, Raheem DeVaughn, Sevyn Streeter, Elle Varner, August Alsina and The Original Pinettes.
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