Grammy Award Winning Singer & Actress Jill Scott Announces 2011
North American Tour; Summer Block Party Presented by Budweiser Superfest
Special Guests Anthony Hamilton and Mint
Condition; Music Provided by DJ Jazzy Jeff and Hosted by Doug E. Fresh
on 18-City Trek Starting July 28th; New Album “The Light Of The Sun” Out
June 21st; Special Ticket and Album Bundle for Fans Go on Sale June
17th at livenation.com & missjillscott.com
NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwire – Jun 2, 2011) – Grammy Award-winning R&B singer and actress Jill Scott, in the midst of a high charting radio single “So In Love” and her highly anticipated new album The Light Of The Sun out June 21st (Blues
Babe/Warner Bros.), has announced details and dates for the hottest
party of the summer. Scott is back with her 2011 North American Tour,
the Jill Scott Summer Block Party presented by Budweiser Superfest beginning July 28th.
Last seen performing on the sold out co-headline arena tour with fellow R&B crooner Maxwell,
Scott will be performing favorites off her new album such as “So In
Love” and “Shame” amidst classics such as “Is It The Way” and “He Loves
Me (Lyzel In E Flat).” The Multi-platinum winning singer/actress, whose
eagerly awaited fourth studio album The Light Of The Sun has made TIME Magazine’s Summer 2011 Highlights and USA TODAY‘s Playlist, will be joined by special guests, Grammy nominated R&B singer Anthony Hamilton and groove specialists Mint Condition with music provided by DJ Jazzy Jeff and hosted by party starter Doug E. Fresh.
Summer Block Party, produced by Live Nation/ Haymon Ventures, will make
stops at amphitheaters around the country beginning July 28th through August 28th.
For the first time, in the spirit of entrepreneurship and business,
Scott will be giving fans a special opportunity to purchase concert
tickets and pre-order the album in one special transaction on sale June
17th at LIVENATION.COM and through her official website MISSJILLSCOTT.COM. After the album is released June 21st, tickets will be available through Ticketmaster.com.
performing at The White House for the American Poetry Workshop, fans
will also be able to catch Jill bringing The Jill Scott Live experience
to The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (June 17th), Jimmy KimmelLive! Outdoor Concert (June 23rd) and Live! With Regis & Kelly (June 30th). Scott also graces the current cover of EBONY Magazine’s June Music issue and is already a top pick on NPR and BILLBOARD MAGAZINE, with AOL remarking, “‘So in Love’ is without question, healing… this is why we need Jill Scott.”
The Light Of The Sun
is currently available for pre-sale on iTunes. Fans can witness the
Jill Scott Experience early at the New Orleans Superdome July 4th
weekend where she headlines the Essence Music Festival alongside Usher, Kanye West & Mary J. Blige.
Jill Scott Summer Block Party Dates:
For up-to-date, confirmed concert listings and news please visit Jill’s official website at: WWW.MISSJILLSCOTT.COM.