Jill Scott Announces 25-City Summer Tour

Jill Scott Announces 25-City Summer Tour

"Fools Gold" singer will hit the road starting July 13.

Published May 5, 2015

Jill Scott is hitting the road for a 25-city headlining tour this summer, Billboard reports. The “Fools Gold” singer’s tour begins July 13 at the Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh and ends Aug. 28 in Phoenix.

“Fans have patiently waited four years for new music. When they hear Jill perform live this summer … it’ll be worth the wait,” Scott's business partner said in a statement.

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The tour kickoff is timed around the 15-year anniversary of Scott’s debut, Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol. 1. The Grammy-nominated album was released July 18, 2000. Scott will release a new studio album this year, the title of which has not yet been revealed.

Tickets for her summer tour go on sale Friday, May 15. See dates below.

Jill Scott Summer Tour:

Date:      City:                          Venue:

July 13   Pittsburgh, PA           Heinz Hall

July 15   Newark, NJ                Performing Arts Center, Prudential Hall

July 16   Wallingford, CT         Toyota Presents the Oakdale Theatre

July 18   Baltimore, MD            Pier Six Pavilion

July 19   Bethlehem, PA           Sands Bethlehem Event Center

July 22   Brooklyn, NY             Kings Theatre

July 25  Cincinnati, OH            Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati Music Festival)

July 26  Atlantic City, NJ          Borgata Spa & Resort - Event Center

july 29   Vienna, VA                Wolf Trap for the Performing Arts/The Barns

July 30   Durham, NC              Durham Performing Arts Center

Aug. 1   Birmingham, AL        BJCC Concert Hall

Aug. 2   Atlanta                     Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Aug. 4   Memphis                  Orpheum Theatre

Aug. 5   Nashville, TN            Ascend Amphitheater

Aug. 8   Hollywood, FL          Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Aug. 9  St. Petersburg, FL     Mahaffey Theater

Aug. 11  Jackson, MS            Thalia Mara Hall

Aug. 12   Houston                 Bayou Music Center

Aug, 14   Grand Prairie, TX    Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

Aug. 15   Austin, TX ACL       Live at the Moody Theater

Aug. 19   Los Angeles           Greek Theatre

Aug. 22   Oakland, CA          Fox Theater

Aug. 23   Saratoga, CA         The Mountain Winery

Aug. 25   San Diego             Humphrey's

Aug. 28   Phoenix                Comerica Theatre   

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Written by Latifah Muhammad

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