Will there be Essence Festival 2021? After pivoting to a virtual experience in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic, the ESSENCE Festival will host a fully live gathering for the first time in two years, celebrating the culture and resilience of the Black community with the theme “It’s the Black Joy for Me!” In addition, with its strong digital performance –
Is Essence Festival 2022 Cancelled? After COVID-19 forced the Essence Festival of Culture to go virtual the previous two summers, it returns to New Orleans this weekend in a big way. Comedian Kevin Hart kicks off the 2022 Essence Fest weekend Thursday at the Smoothie King Center.
Where is the Essence Festival held 2022? Nas performs onstage during the 2022 Essence Festival of Culture at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans on Friday, July 1, 2022. Thousands of 2022 Essence Festival of Culture attendees light up their cell phones in the Caesars Superdome at the request of entertainer Doug E.
Where is Essence Festival 2021 held? The COVID-19 pandemic caused the popular festival to go virtual for 2020 and 2021 but now it, along with thousands of attendees, is back in New Orleans for the multi-day event. Mayor Latoya Cantrell attended the opening day press conference along with the owner and other leaders of Essence.