Essence Attracts Huge Crowds, Will Return In 2013 - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2

Essence Attracts Huge Crowds, Will Return In 2013

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NEW ORLEANS, La. – Next year, the Essence Music Festival is scheduled for July 4-7, 2013.

Festival officials announced Thursday that attendance for the festival's nighttime concerts and free daytime seminars was 413,000, which was down from 422,000 in 2011.

View footage and photos from this year's event. Visit the festival site at http://www.essencemusicfestival.com/.

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