Mary J. Blige Returns To Atlanta With Strength of a Woman Festival & Summit 2023

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For a second year in a row, Mary J. Blige teams up with Pepsi to present the Strength of a Woman Festival & Summit in Atlanta.  The 4-day event will take place at State Farm Arena, bringing music, comedy, female empowerment and community building to the city between May 11th -14th, 2023. The Strength of a Woman Festival 2023 line-up promises not to disappoint!

“ I’m so excited to bring our Strength of a Woman Festival & Summit back to Atlanta for its second year,” said Mary J. Blige, Founder of Strength of a Woman Festival & Summit. “Having the opportunity to continue to uplift, inspire, and build amongst a community of women is the reason why we created this festival. I’m so grateful for all of the support from our performers and participants and of course Live Nation Urban, Pepsi and our additional partners who are committed to celebrating and creating community for Black women.”

Strength of a Woman Festival 2023 line-up

Strength of a Woman Festival 2023 line-up Night by Night

Thursday, May 11th

  • Robert Glasper at City Winery

Friday, May 12th

  • Concert: Mary J. Blige & Friends with a special “MJB B-Sides” set celebrating Hip Hop 50th Celebration at State Farm Arena
  • Special performances by Jodeci, Jeezy, DJ Drama and more
  • Hosted by Kenny Burns

Saturday, May 13th

  • Strength of a Woman Summit at America’s Mart
  • Participants and Programming details forthcoming
  • Concert: R&B Night at State Farm Arena
  • Performances by Lauryn Hill, Summer Walker, Muni Long, Lucky Daye, and Coco Jones
  • Hosted by Kenny Burns

Sunday, May 14th

  • Gospel Brunch and Concert at The Bank
  • Performance by Sunday Service Collective
  • Hosted by Ryan Cameron
  • The Purpose Ball at The Bank powered by Gilead
  • Produced by Miss Lawrence
  • Performance by Saucy Santana
  • Comedy Night Show at Tabernacle
  • Headliner:  Mike Epps
  • Additional Sets by Don’t Call me White Girl, Henry Welch and Navv Greene
  • Hosted by Erica Duchess

Tickets for the Strength of a Woman Festival 2023 are available online at

Meanwhile in June, the singer has two movies coming to Lifetime based on her songs, including, one titled, Strength of a Woman!

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