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Maze & Essence

Back In Stride Again: Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Returning To Essence Festival

Posted May 5, 2015 by jmurray

After a five-year hiatus, the iconic Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly returns to the 2015 Essence Festival where they will headline the Friday, July 3 tribute to New Orleans. As a celebration of The Big Easy for the 10th anniversary since Hurricane Katrina, Essence’s July 3 concert will feature special moments of tribute to the city […]

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BET Launches Festival: Should Essence Be Worried?

Posted February 14, 2013 by jmurray

Black Entertainment Television recently announced its inaugural BET Experience in Los Angeles—a three-day “music, entertainment and Black culture” festival nearly identical to the Essence Festival. The idea that BET would be expanding into the festival business doesn’t really raise eyebrows! Some wonder why they hadn’t tried their hand at it a long time ago. What […]

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