Experience ESSENCE Festival coverage featuring Patti LaBelle, New Edition & more

ESSENCE Festival

Black culture, in all its glory, will be on display over the Fourth of July weekend in New Orleans as thousands converge on the city for the in-person return of the ESSENCE Festival of Culture. The can’t-miss event is back Thursday, June 30th – Sunday, July 3rd with performances and interviews from the biggest stars — and you can hear live coverage on SiriusXM!

Tune in to Heart & Soul (Ch. 48) on Friday and Saturday and Kirk Franklin’s Praise (Ch. 64) on Sunday as hosts Caymen Kelly and Michel Wright take you to the NOLA festival with artists like Patti LaBelle, New Edition, Tamar Braxton and more. See the broadcast schedule below and check back soon for updates.