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Sculpture Garden - New Orleans Museum of Art & Essence Music Festival

Here are the concluding pictures from my trip to New Orleans last year. On the final day of the Essence Music Festival , my friends and I decided to play tourist and head to the Sculpture garden in NOLA. It was an awfully hot day, and after hanging out at the garden for about 30 minutes, we called it quits and sought refuge in a fully air conditioned restaurant. 

The food in New Orleans is amazing, and we got to stuff our faces with some unhealthy yummy seafood goodness. After lunch, we headed to the Super Dome to go watch the concert. My main reason for attending the festival in the first place was to see Tevin Campbell, and as a true 90s R&B super fan, I hustled my way to the front to catch the R&B crooner in action--I wasn't disapointed. Tank also graced the main stage, and belted out some of his panty-dropping hits (lol). Nelly , Naughty by Nature, Jill Scott, 112 also rocked the house, and the night ended with Mary J Blige leaving us bewildered with her powerful vocals.

Below are the moments I captured...enjoy.

A lil meal before the show
Tevin Campbell

Jill Scott

Mary J Blige

It was indeed a great time in NOLA, and I would do the Essence Fest again in a heart beat! Have a wonderful week.


  1. lovely

  2. Cool garden and cool shorts!

  3. Girl I love your pics!!! I have never been to the Essence Festival and I should be ashamed of myself!!! All that great music in one spot! I'm going to plan for 2016.

  4. Wow!! So amazing day! You have a perfect ootd for these moments!!! Kisses from Italy and thank you for your visit,

    Eniwhere Fashion
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  5. fun times!!! as many times as i've been to NOLA i've never been to essence or the sculpture garden for that matter. but i LIVE for that food.

  6. I love everyone's outfits especially the shorts. I have always wanted to try food from New Orleans thanks for showing pictures.

  7. Very nice pictures ! I love your shorts. Kisses :)

  8. I keep saying I'll go for the festival every year, may this year will finally be the year, lol. Love your photos.
    Titi's Passion


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