Bruno Mars, Janet Jackson To Headline Essence 2020

Janet Jackson and Bruno Mars were announced at the head of the Essence 2020 festival titles when they return to New Orleans from July 1 to 5, 2020.

According to the organizers of the event, the March presentation will be their only appearance at the 2020 festival and tickets will be available on Tickets4Festivals, while Jackson’s presentation will take place during the recently announced Black Diamond World Tour.

Other artists who participated in the festival include Annie Lennox, Kazmi, Demi Grace, D-Nice, Doug E. Fresh, D D Smoke, God Hill, Goldlink, Jack Ross, James Davis, Tank & The Pangas and many others.

The 2020 edition of the festival will also see a reggae and afrobeats show, which includes scheduled performances by B and fro B, Chronnix, Elephant Man, Kranium and more.

In addition to music, the festival will also include programs focused on technology, culture, beauty, fashion, health, wellness and entrepreneurship.

Cooking shows include live shows with famous chefs and culinary experts, as well as more than 50 Essence Itts vendors from some of the best black-owned restaurants in New Orleans.

The festival will also host nightly activities, including comedy shows, live podcasts and secret shows, with more information to confirm.