Bandsintown Logo
Essence Music Festival
Sep 29th 2017 @ New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, LA
I Was There
Get the full experience with the Bandsintown app.
Friday, September 29th, 2017
4:30 AM
"If it is too good to be true do not fall for it. Gain clarity and speak with the organizer."
Facts:  New Orleans (Westbank or Eastbank) never offer lodging under $350 per night including taxes and fees during Essence Music Festival or any festival within our city. If a hotel is within the French Quarters or Bourbon Street you will pay approximately $450 per night including taxes and fees. BE AWARE OF SCAMS!
Why your rate are more than $800 per person double occupancy? One reason is the hotel stay per person will cost approximately $700 per person for four days depending on the hotel chain.
Can you offer another discount? No, we have calculated the lowest possible price we can offer per our third party contracts.
Do you offer discounts for groups of ten or more? Yes, please call or email for additional information.
Which hotels are you booking for? Omni Riverfront, Marriott, Renaissance New Orleans Arts, Springhill Suites
Are there any other fees? No, we do not upcharge of any sort. We are natives of New Olreans and are very familiar with the prices of the hotels during festivals. Prices vary with event tickets.
Do I have to keep everything in the package? No, you can design your package to best fit your needs.
Do you offer airfare? Airfare may be purchased once the dates are available to book. Airfare can also be paid with a deposit and have a payment plan.
Essence Music Festival is the largest African-American festival held in New Orleans every year since 1994. That is decades of music and festivities from R&B, Soul, Funk, Gospel, Hip Hop, Jazz, Reggae and Blues with over 50 artist combined within one weekend. New Orleans is the home of Jazz music, creole cuisine and beignets. OBL Travel has designed a package for the 2018 Essence Music Festival.
Payment Plan: LOCK YOUR RATES IN TODAY$75 Deposit per person - until August 10, 2017$100 Deposit per person - August 11th - September 22, 2017$150 Deposit per person September 23rd - November 3, 2017
Policy:Monthly minimum payments for Single Occupancy is $175, monthly minimum payments for Double, Triple and Quad Occupancy is $125 per person. Packages must be paid in full by May 9, 2018 at 5pm CST. You must make monthly payments on your reservation after your initial deposit. Payments must be made monthly to keep your reservation accurate and secured. Non-payment will result in cancellation of your hotel reservation and forfeit of monies paid. Rates are subject to change at any moment at discretion of hotel or travel agency, once you have secured your booking with a deposit you are locked into that rate. Failure to make payment in full may result in forfeiture of accommodations and all payments. Please speak with your travel agent is this policy applies.
OBL Travel has a strict non-refund policy set in place due to the strict obligations set in place within our third party contract. All payments are NON-REFUNDABLE for any reason including but not limited to: personal reasons, death, illness, weather, deployment, Acts of God. If you would like to purchase travel protection to protect your investment for unforeseen emergencies at an additional cost please contact your agent. There are no exceptions to the policy. You may purchase travel protection to protect your investment, please speak to your agent for details.
* 3 Day Essence concert pass, tickets are floor seating. You are able to request another area for concert seating. 1 day or 2 day concert passes are optional.** Transportation from/to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport will be provided to guest whom book via OBL Travel Agency. If you do not book airfare via OBL Travel you may purchase round trip transportation for $35 per person.*** VIP Weekend pass will allow you entrance to more than five of the hottest parties during the Essence Festival Weekend.**** Jazzy pass has unlimited transportation between the streetcar and bus in New Orleans.
OBL Travel is not affiliated with Essence Magazine or Essence Music Festival, we are an independent based New Orleans travel agency. Please contact me for additional information, (504) 702-0352 or email
Facebook: OblTravel TravelAgency, IG: obltravel and Twitter: obltravelnola