Prince to headline 2014 Essence Music Festival

Prince is headed to New Orleans to headline the 2014 Essence Music Festival,  the annual three-day festival held over Independence Day weekend, Essence  announced Tuesday.

Next year’s installment will mark the 20-year anniversary of the festival,  which is billed as one of the largest gatherings of black artists in the  country.

Prince previously performed at Essence in 2004 to mark the festival’s 10th  year. The 2014 festival is set for July 4-6 at the Mercedes-Benz  Superdome. Read more on the release here.

Article by: Gerrick D. Kennedy, LA Times

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