Beyonce is going on her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour and as one of the stops she will be headlining the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans. Essence’s official statement was:
We are incredibly excited to welcome Beyoncé back to the 2013 ESSENCE Festival line-up. She is truly the ultimate ESSENCE woman. 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.
Other artists set to perform are Maxwell, Keyshia Cole and Jill Scott!