Mary J. Blige's Strength of a Woman Festival & Summit just announced its exciting lineup for 2023! The festival will feature Lauryn Hill, Summer Walker, Lucky Daye, Muni Long and many more incredible performers. This four-day event will take place at Atlanta's State Farm Arena from May 11th to 14th with tickets available now during the presale period.
Kicking off the festival is Grammy award-winner Robert Glasper with a live music performance. The celebration continues with a #HipHop50 party hosted by Kenny Burns. On Saturday, R&B Night will feature performances by Lauryn Hill, Summer Walker, Lucky Daye, Muni Long and other talented artistes. Mary J. Blige made the announcement on International Women's Day, emphasizing the festival's commitment to empowering women in music.
“I’m so excited to bring our Strength of a Woman Festival & Summit back to Atlanta for its second year,” According to Variety, Blige said in a statement. “Having the opportunity to continue to uplift, inspire and build amongst a community of women is the reason why we created this festival. I’m so grateful for all of the support from our performers and participants and of course Live Nation Urban, Pepsi and our additional partners who are committed to celebrating and creating community for Black women."
Nicole Jackson, Vice President of MJB Inc. went on to say that “the popularity and impact of the inaugural Strength of a Woman Festival and Summit successfully showed how and why Black women are the blueprint for cultural relevancy and inclusion. Being able to look back and see the global reach the festival had through our live stream and billions of media impressions is confirmation that we are filling a void in the festival space. Mary, Ashaunna and myself are overjoyed to be back in Atlanta again and look forward to continued expansion in our programming and partnerships.”
Fans can use the code "SOAW23" to secure their spots before general on-sale tickets begin on March 10th at 10:00 a.m. ET.
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