eve*The Essence Music Festival is quickly approaching and there’s a great line up in store.

Lady lyricist Eve is expected to tear the house down, along with Gospel giants Kirk Franklin and Yolanda Adams.

New Orleans is going to be set on fire with some great music from Aretha Franklin, Mary J. Blige, Keyshia Cole, Estelle, Fantasia, Marsha Ambrosius, Raheem DeVaughn, Ledisi, Teedra Moses and the Sisters With Voices.

Get your tickets now at Essence.com.