New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) June 29, 2008
The JW Marriott New Orleans, LA Hotel is welcoming out-of-towners to New Orleans for the annual ESSENCE Music Festival taking place Fourth of July weekend at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Presented by Coca Cola, The ESSENCE Music Festival features three full days of world class music, accompanied by daytime festival activities, featuring free and open-to-the-public ESSENCE Empowerment Seminars, non-profit community organization exhibits, food booths showcasing world renowned New Orleans cuisine, a book fair, author signings, celebrity meet-and-greets, sponsor exhibits, the Essence Boutique, as well as the popular ESSENCE Marketplace, which offers a unique collection of fine arts and crafts for sale throughout the weekend.
A stellar lineup of performers to include Rihanna, Kanye West, Chris Rock, Patti Labelle and many other top artists throughout the three-day music extravaganza are sure to set the city ablaze. Hosted by Jonathan Slocumb, this world-class musical event is not to be missed and concludes Sunday, July 6 with an afternoon of gospel music performances.
Let the JW Marriott turn a weekend away into a memorable New Orleans getaway, with upscale New Orleans hotel accommodations that include plush new bedding, high-speed Internet access and three phones. Relax and dine at Shula's: America's Steak House after long days spent at the festival, and linger over cocktails at the chic Shula's Lounge before retreating to private spaces for the night, and discover the soulful side of New Orleans.
For more information or to purchase tickets for the ESSENCE Music Festival, visit http://essence.com/essence/emf.
About JW Marriott Hotel New Orleans
The JW Marriott Hotel New Orleans is an acclaimed downtown New Orleans hotel that blends distinct class with old world charm. Positioned along the historically celebrated Canal Street in the center of the central business district, this recently renovated New Orleans luxury hotel is seconds from legendary entertainment and renowned attractions, such as the famed French Quarter, Convention Center, and Aquarium of the Americas. Guests experience unsurpassed accommodations, savvy service, and an abundance of lavish amenities at this exclusive New Orleans, Louisiana hotel with 19,000 square feet of modern meeting and event space. Recapture the essence of the city and delight in luxury in an intimate setting at the JW Marriott Luxury Hotel in New Orleans. For more information or to make a reservation, call (504) 525-6500 or visit http://marriott.com/hotels/travel/msyjw.