GRAMMY AWARD WINNING SINGER & ACTRESS
ANNOUNCES 2011 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
“BUDWEISER SUPERFEST PRESENTS: JILL SCOTT’S SUMMER BLOCK PARTY”
SPECIAL GUESTS ANTHONY HAMILTON AND MINT CONDITION; MUSIC PROVIDED BY DJ JAZZY JEFF AND HOSTED BY DOUG. E FRESH 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—June 1, 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, Budweiser Superfest Presents: Jill Scott’s Summer Block Party beginning July 28th.
Last seen performing on the sold out co-headline arena tour with fellow R&B crooner Maxwell, Scott will be performing new album favorites like “ 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, who’s eagerly awaited fifth 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.
Scott’s 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 website at WWW.MISSJILLSCOTT.COM
Recently 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 Kimmel Live! 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.”
Budweiser Superfest Presents: Jill Scott Summer Block Party Dates:
8/4/11 St. Louis
8/21/11 Virginia Beach