NEW ORLEANS, La. (WGNO) – In a social media post, Janet Jackson announced her new tour, titled “Black Diamond World Tour 2020.” The tour will bring brand new music to 34 venues, including one in New Orleans.
Hey U Guys!— Janet Jackson (@JanetJackson) February 10, 2020
I’ve heard all your wishes and I’m working on my new album and going on a new World Tour this summer titled “Black Diamond.” I’m so excited to share this new era with you.
My artist pre-sale starts Feb. 11! Sign-up for my mailing list on https://t.co/T2vZWyvQma 😘 pic.twitter.com/YZHIhAOVEK
Her New Orleans tour date, falls on July 3, which most New Orleanians will identify as a Essence Festival date. And just to confirm, New Orleans is marked with an asterisk, to identify it is a festival date.
The Essence Festival runs from July 3 -5 and the rest of the lineup can be found below:
📢 JUST ANNOUNCED: We're bringing @JanetJackson, @BrunoMars, @JanelleMonae, @IAMSUMMERWALKER, @AriLennox, @RaphaelSaadiq, @TankandDaBangas, @Jidenna, @Saweetie and so many more talented artists to NOLA for the 2020 #EssenceFest. Grab your tickets NOW! https://t.co/ZezxtGUj25 pic.twitter.com/URWJdK1eml— ESSENCE Festival (@essencefest) February 11, 2020