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Music and seminar schedule for the 2004 Essence Music Festival

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Friday, July 2

MAIN STAGE SCHEDULE

7 p.m. TBA

8:15 p.m. Morris Day & The Time

9:50 p.m. Prince

SUPERLOUNGES SCHEDULE

Coca-Cola Superlounge (SW Quadrant)

8:15 p.m. Dionne Farris

9:45 p.m. Anthony Hamilton

11:15 p.m. Anthony Hamilton

Budweiser Soul Superlounge (NE Quadrant)

8:15 p.m. Euricka

9:45 p.m. 112

11 p.m. 112

Blues Superlounge (SE Quadrant)

8 p.m. Captain Charles

9:30 p.m. Millie Jackson

11 p.m. Millie Jackson

Essence Superlounge (NW Quadrant)

8:15 p.m. Lance Ellis

9:45 p.m. Freddie Jackson

11:15 p.m. Freddie Jackson


Saturday, July 3

MAIN STAGE SCHEDULE

7 p.m. Tyrese

8:15 p.m. LL Cool J

9:30 p.m. O'Jays

11:10 p.m. Mary J. Blige

SUPERLOUNGES SCHEDULE

Coca-Cola Superlounge (SW Quadrant)

8:15 p.m. The Dynamite Dave Soul

9:45 p.m. Common

11:15 p.m. Common

Budweiser Soul Superlounge (NE Quadrant)

8 p.m. ReBirth Brass Band

9:30 p.m. Ohio Players

11 p.m. Ohio Players

Blues Superlounge (SE Quadrant)

8 p.m. Irma Thomas

9:30 p.m. Little Milton

11 p.m. Little Milton

Essence Superlounge (NW Quadrant)

8:15 p.m. Ledisi

9:45 p.m. Lalah Hathaway

11:15 p.m. Lalah Hathaway


Sunday, July 4

MAIN STAGE SCHEDULE

7 p.m. Donnie McClurkin

8:05 p.m. New Edition

9:25 p.m. Sinbad

10:20 p.m. Gladys Knight

11:50 p.m. Maze featuring Frankie Beverly

SUPERLOUNGES SCHEDULE

Coca-Cola Superlounge (SW Quadrant)

8:15 p.m. Goapele

9:45 p.m. Kem

11:15 p.m. Kem

Budweiser Soul Superlounge (NE Quadrant)

8 p.m. Big Sam's Funky Nation

9:30 p.m. Dazz Band

11 p.m. Dazz Band

Blues Superlounge (SE Quadrant)

8 p.m. Marva Wright

9:30 p.m. Solomon Burke

11 p.m. Solomon Burke

Essence Superlounge (NW Quadrant)

8:15 p.m. Tondráe

9:45 p.m. Kenny Lattimore & Chanté Moore

11:15 p.m. Kenny Lattimore & Chanté Moore


ESSENCE EMPOWERMENT SEMINAR SCHEDULE

Friday, July 2

Celebration of African-American Women

Noon Opening comments; Andriette Earl-Bozeman, host

12:10 p.m. Introduction

12:20 p.m. The New Voices of Gospel contest winner

12:40 p.m. A Celebration of the Spirit: CeCe Williams

1:35 p.m. David. E. Talbert presents His Woman, His Wife

1:45 p.m. Excerpts from His Woman, His Wife

2:55 p.m. Musical performance by LaShell Griffin, winner of "Oprah's Pop Star Challenge"

3:15 p.m. The Faith That Carries You Through; introduced by Earvin "Magic" Johnson

3:25 p.m. Iyanla Vanzant

Saturday, July 3

Relationships and Wealth Building

8 a.m. The Sweating in the Spirit Gospel Workout with Donna Richardson; live performance by Shirley Murdock

11 a.m. Dr. Betty Brown, host

11:10 a.m. Planting the Seeds of Economic Empowerment; introduced by Edward Lewis

11:15 a.m. Prelude: George Fraser

11:45 a.m. Lena Sherrod, Marcia Griffin, Terry Mayfield, George Fraser, L. Londell McMillan; Terrie Williams, moderator

12:55 p.m. Tilling the Soil of Justice: Randall Robinson

1:50 p.m. Comedian (relationship comedy routine): Jonathan Slocumb

2:15 p.m. Letters From the Heart: Na'im Akbar and Iyanla Vanzant

3:05 p.m. Tending the Garden: Cultivating Healthy Relationships; introduced by Diane Weathers

3:25 p.m. Kevin Powell, Eric Jerome Dickey, Dr. Obery Hendricks, Judge Mablean, Dr. Gwendolyn Goldsby Grant, Joan Morgan, Phill Wilson, Dr. Julia Hare; Bev Smith, moderator

Sunday, July 4

Music and Motivation

11 a.m. The Rev. Marcia Dyson, host

11:10 a.m. Worship Service: Elder Deborah Morton and Greater St. Stephen's Choir

12:20 p.m. Musical Interlude: LaShell Griffin, winner of "Oprah's Pop Star Challenge"

12:40 p.m. Music and the Word: Donnie McClurkin

1:35 p.m. Strange Fruit Then and Now: Media Lynching of African Americans, with Michael Eric Dyson

2:30 p.m. A Message from Donna Brazile 2:55 p.m. Separating the Wheat from the Chaff: Black Women's Images, with Kevin Powell, Harry Allen, Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, Mia X, Tajamkia Paxton; asha bandele, moderator

Friday night, Millie Jackson keeps it raw and real in the - Blues Superlounge.
  • Friday night, Millie Jackson keeps it raw and real in the Blues Superlounge.
Neo-soul singer Ledisi performs in the Essence Superlounge Saturday.
  • Neo-soul singer Ledisi performs in the Essence Superlounge Saturday.
Motown's Kem sings Sunday in the Coca-Cola Superlounge.
  • Motown's Kem sings Sunday in the Coca-Cola Superlounge.
Celebrate the Fourth of July with soul legend Solomon - Burke in the Blues Superlounge.
  • Celebrate the Fourth of July with soul legend Solomon Burke in the Blues Superlounge.

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