The 2015 Essence Festival is happening in New Orleans, July 2-5 and Hot 1079 is teaming up with McDonalds to hook you up with free tickets!

See some of the biggest artists like Usher, Kendrick Lamar, Missy Elliott, Mary J. Blige, Trombone Shorty and more on this year's line up at the 2015 Essence Festival presented by Coca-Cola.

Of course there is only one city big enough to host an event like this, and we would like to send you and a friend to New Orleans to enjoy a day at the festival. Just tune in every weekday afternoon for your chance to win tickets, and you just might be enjoying five stages of great live music and lots of fun!

And it's all courtesy of our friends at McDonald's and the station heating up your summer, Hot 1079!