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Friday, July 1, 2011

Essence Music Festival 2011 Kicks Off in New Orleans With Chaka Khan | Rolling Out

At the kick-off press conference presented by Coca-Cola, Essence representatives, the Mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu, and other participating sponsors like Verizon and McDonald’s, talked about their excitement to be a part of this year’s festival as it celebrates its 17th year. A special appearance by music legend Chaka Khan and the music of New Orleans’ own Rebirth Brass Band, solidified the festival weekend’s theme of transformation through family, community and faith...

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