Jill Scott coming to Essence Festival Durban 2017

2017-08-21 17:51


Jill Scott is set to sing 'Happy' at a live Oscar Concert celebrating the year’s nominated composers. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Cape Town - American songstress and actress Jill Scott has been added to the Essence Festival Durban 2017 line-up. 

After recently performing at the Essence Festival in New Orleans, Jill Scott brings the party to South African shores for the second edition of the Essence Festival Durban.

Jilly from Philly will be taking the stage during the Essence Fest Durban weekend, happening 26 September to 1 October. 

Here's the announcement


Just like the New Orleans festival, Essence Festival Durban will bring together international performers and speakers to entertain and inspire, as well as a host of local artists and experts.

The event is comprised of nightly music concerts and a daily Empowerment Experience, offering workshops and seminars across various sectors, including development of women and youth in business.