POSTED: Monday, February 11, 2013 - 7:45pm
UPDATED: Monday, February 11, 2013 - 7:49pm
NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) — Beyonce will return to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome this summer to perform at the annual Essence Music Festival.
“We are incredibly excited to welcome Beyoncé back to the 2013 Essence Festival line-up. She is truly the ultimate Essence woman,” said Essence Communications President, Michelle Ebanks. “If you missed her tour de force in New Orleans, please join us this Fourth of July weekend so that you can experience it live for yourself at the Essence Festival. The Essence Festival features the best in music, culture, arts and entertainment—all of which Beyoncé captures through her extraordinary gifts.”
Also headlining this year are LL Cool J, Brandy, Jill Scott, Maxwell, New Edition, Charlie Wilson, and Keyshia Cole. The 19th annual festival will take place on July 4-7.
Click here  for more information about the Essence Music Festival.