(Los Angeles, CA- April 6, 2018) R&B vocalist Ledisi is excited to join the lineup for the  2018 ESSENCE Festival taking place in New Orleans during the July 4th holiday weekend. The twelve-time GRAMMY® nominee will be hitting the main stage on Friday, July 6th at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in a special curation by The Roots.  Single night tickets are currently on sale. For more information log onto www.essencefestival.com.


In addition, Ledisi’s GRAMMY® nominated single “All the Way”, has cracked the Top 15 on the BDS R&B Chart and is building at #16 on Media Base. “All The Way” is now in rotation in all major cities across the country receiving airplay in Philly, D.C., Atlanta, Memphis, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Music Choice R&B Soul, and SiriusXM Heart & Soul.

Ledisi is also headlining the “Let Love Rule Tour,” which kicks off on May 24th in Raleigh, NC, at the Ritz and culminates on June 17th in Dallas, TX, at the Majestic Theatre. The 17 city tour will be making stops across the country including Boston, D.C., Nashville, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Dallas, Nashville, and more. Joining Ledisi on this journey will be Melanie Fiona and Tweet. Ledisi will be performing songs off her new GRAMMY® nominated album Let Love Rule, which received nominations in the “Best R&B Album,” “Best R&B Performance,” and “Best Traditional R&B Performance” categories at this year’s ceremony. VIP presale tickets are available (premium seating, meet & greet, exclusive merchandise) as well as general admission tickets. All tickets can be purchased via www.ledisi.com.


Date          City                     Venue

May 24      Raleigh, NC         Ritz

May 25      Charlotte, NC       The Fillmore

May 26      Atlanta, GA           ATL Soul Life Music Festival*

May 27      Orlando, FL           House of Blues**

May 29      Greensboro, NC    Cone Denim Center

May 30      Greenville, SC       Peace Center PAC

June 1       Washington, DC    Capital Jazz Festival*

June 2        Atlantic City, NJ    Borgata Resort & Spa

June 3        Montclair, NJ        Wellmont Theatre

June 4        Boston, MA          Wilbur Theatre

June 6        Cincinnati, OH      Taft Theatre

June 7        Detroit, MI             MotorCity Casino

June 8        Cleveland, OH      House of Blues

June 9        Hammond, IN       Venue @ Horseshoe Casino

June 10      Kansas City, MO   Uptown Theatre

June 13      Nashville, TN        Schermerhorn Symphony Center

June 14      Memphis, TN        Minglewood Hall

June 15      Houston, TX          House of Blues

June 17      Dallas, TX             Majestic Theatre

* Festival appearance

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