“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.
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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