Mike Epps To Headline ESSENCE Festival’s After Dark Comedy Series

This year, the ESSENCE Festival celebrates their 25th Anniversary with an ESSENCE After Dark after-party of performances, podcasts, jam sessions and standup comedy sets.

Mike Epps will be headlining the ESSENCE After Dark Comedy Series with fellow comedians Jess Hilarious, Kym Whitley, Sherri Shepherd, Kim Coles, Melanie Comarcho with music by DJ Kiss.

The back-to-back nights of hilarious standup will kick off in New Orleans, LA at Orpheum Theater on Friday, July 5, 2019 and Saturday July 6, 2019.


Essence Festival After Dark: Herlarious Presented By Kym Whitley

Date: Friday, July 5, 2019 @ 11PM 

Lineup: Melanie Comarcho, Kim Coles, Jess Hilarious, Sherri Shepherd


Essence Festival After Dark: Mike Epps & Friends

Date: Saturday, July 6, 2019 11PM

Lineup: Mike Epps