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For the past 20 years Essence has taken over New Orleans every Fourth of July weekend for their annual Essence Music Festival. Now the festival has a new location for the next 2 years, and this time its moving to a whole new continent. If you’re looking to attend Essence Music Festival for 2016 and 2017 be ready to travel to Durban, South Africa! In a partnership with Thekwini Municipality, Essence will bring the fum from New Orleans to South Africa, which will feature performance from both international and local artists.

We can’t wait to hear what else is in store!

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