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NEW ORLEANS - Beyonce will return to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in the summer to headline one night of Essence Fest, according to officials.

Her Mrs. Carter Show World Tour added a special performance at the nineteenth annual festival.

The festival takes place July 4-7.

Other performers include Jill Scott, Maxwell, New Edition, Charlie Wilson, Keyshia Cole, LL Cool J, Brandy and more.

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