The 2011 Essence Music Festival line up has been announced.
"The Roots of R&B"
is the theme for this years 3 day event July 1-3 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Headliners for this year are Mary J. Blige, Kanye West, Jill Scott, and Trey Songz
The headliners will be supported on the main stage and in the super lounges by Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, Boyz II Men, Stephanie Mills, George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Macy Gray, Dwele, Alexander O'Neal & Cherrelle, Mint Condition, Kelly Price, M.C. Lyte and New Orleans talent including Irma Thomas, Kourtney Heart, Rebirth Brass Band, Charmaine Neville Band, and TBC Brass Band.
For more information on this event visit http://www.essencemusicfestival.com/index.html