Jill Scott announces Summer Block Party US tourdates | Music News

Just two weeks away from the release of her fourth studio album, The Light of the Sun, the beautiful Jill Scott has announced that she will embark on a sixteen date tour, called the Jill Scott Summer Block Party.

Kicking off in New York on July 28th, the award-winning Soulstress will make stops in many of North America’s biggest cities including Chicago (July 31), her home city of Philadelphia (August 6), Los Angeles (August 10), Atlanta (August 19) and Virginia Beach (August 21), before wrapping the tour in Houston (August 28) – see below for the complete schedule.

Soul singer Anthony Hamilton and R&B veterans Mint Condition will open up for the Philly native, while legends DJ Jazzy Jeff and Doug E. Fresh will serve as the Budweiser Superfest-sponsored tour’s DJ and official host respectively.

According to Billboard.com, tickets for Scott’s Summer Block Party will be available to purchase along with a pre-order of The Light of the Sun on June 17 through both LiveNation.com and MissJillScott.com.

Complete schedule for the Jill Scott Summer Block Party:

July 28: New York, N.Y.
July 30: Detroit, Mich.
July 31: Chicago, Ill.
Aug. 3: Cleveland, Ohio
Aug. 4: St. Louis, Mo.
Aug. 6: Philadelphia, Pa.
Aug. 7: Washington, D.C.
Aug. 10: Los Angeles, Calif.
Aug. 14: Oakland, Calif.
Aug. 17: Memphis, Tenn.
Aug. 19: Atlanta, Ga.
Aug. 21: Virginia Beach, Va.
Aug. 23: Raleigh, N.C.
Aug. 24: Charlotte, N.C.
Aug. 27: Dallas, Tex.
Aug. 28: Houston, Tex.

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