Coachella is dope and all, but my real music connoisseurs know that Indio, California isn't the only place to get your life during festival season, and xoNecole has all the details on which ones you should pull up on before 2020 comes to an end.
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Something In The Water
Who We Can't Wait To See: 6LACK, Usher, Chance The Rapper, H.E.R., Mereba, Nelly, Pharrell, Kali Uchis, Rico Nasty, Snoh Aalegra, Tank and The Bangas, Trey Songz, Tierra Whack
When: April 20-26
Where: Virginia Beach, VA
Price: Tier one and two general admission tickets are already sold out fo this festival but you can still purchase tier three tickets for $250 plus fees or VIP tickets for $600 plus fees.
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Who We Can't Wait To See: Erykah Badu, Lizzo, H.E.R., Tank and The Bangas, Anthony Hamilton, PJ Morton, Big Freedia
When: April 23-May 3
Where: New Orleans, Louisiana
Price: First-weekend advance tickets for April 23-26 are currently $75 but will be an additional $10 at the gate. Tickets for Saturday start at $90 and the same applies for the following weekend but you can snag an advance four-day weekend pass for $275. For both Thursday night concerts, New Orleans locals can get access to the festival for only $50.
Rolling Loud Festival
Who We Can't Wait To See: DaBaby, Doja Cat, Big Sean, T-Pain, Rico Nasty, Megan Thee Stallion, City Girls, Wale, DaniLeigh, Saweetie
When: May 8-10, 2020
Where: Miami, Florida
Price: Three-day general admission tickets are currently waitlisted, but general admission+ tickets start at $499 plus an additional $100 fee. You can also still snag VIP tickets, which includes expedited entry, a private bar, and free makeup touch-ups, that start at $749 plus a $150 fee or upgrade your experience to add complimentary meals for an additional $200.
2020 Lovers & Friends Festival
Who We Can't Wait To See: Ms. Lauryn Hill, Usher, Lil' Kim, Mya, Jhene Aiko, TLC, Amerie, Tweet, Nelly, Summer Walker, Eve, Trina, Brandy, Doja Cat
When: May 8-9, 2020
Where: Los Angeles, CA
Price: Tickets for the Lovers & Friends Festival are currently sold out but you can join the waitlist here.
When: July 1-5, 2020
Where: New Orleans, LA
Price: Superdome general admission tickets are currently on sale for $186 and include a 3-night concert experience while VIP Gold and Platinum tickets start at $2,750 and $3,000 respectively. You and your crew can get extra bad and bougie by upgrading to a VIP Entertainment Power Pass for $3,900 or a VIP All-Event pass for an additional $500. ESSENCE also offers a travel package that will help you book your ideal stay for the weekend here.
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