Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Jill Scott announced today that she will tour the United States and Canada this fall in celebration of the
Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Jill Scott announced today that she will tour the United States and Canada this fall in celebration of the 23rd anniversary of her debut album “Who is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1”.
The tour will kick off on October 2nd in Toronto, Ontario and conclude at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on December 20th. Along the way, Scott will be playing in some of the country’s most storied venues, including Brooklyn Steel, the Apollo Theater in New York, Red Rocks Amphitheater in Colorado, and the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.
This tour marks the first time that Scott has performed her debut album in full. She broke out into the music scene on July 28th, 2000 with her album “Who is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1,” and it quickly became a hit, with lead single “A Long Walk” being widely played on radio stations and being nominated for four Grammy Awards.
Her current tour reflects her appreciation for the audience that has been with her since the start of her career, as Scott tweeted “23 years ago today my debut album released & it began a journey that has never ended. Who Is Jill Scott? Words and Sounds Vol 1 is special to me & I wanted to share this anniversary year with my fans and friends by taking a full album tour around the US & Canada.”
The tour is set to be one of the year’s biggest events and is sure to please any fan of Jill Scott’s music and long-time fans who appreciate her journey into R’n’B. Tickets are now available through her website, so don’t miss out on this chance to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of “Who Is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1” with the one and only Jill Scott.
Jill Scott Announces 23rd Anniversary Tour For Debut Album ‘Who is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1’
Jill Scott has announced a 23rd anniversary tour to celebrate her debut album, ‘Who is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1’. The tour will kick off April 7, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the Brady Theater, and will feature dates in New York, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Los Angeles, and more.
Scott’s tour will include 15 dates total, including stops in major cities across the United States. Here are the full tour dates:
- April 7 – Tulsa, OK – Brady Theater
- April 9 – Raleigh, NC – Raleigh Memorial Auditorium
- April 11 – Richmond, VA – The National
- April 13 – Philadelphia, PA – The Met
- April 14 – New York, NY – Apollo Theater
- April 16 – Louisville, KY – Louisville Palace
- April 17 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
- April 19 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre
- April 21 – Kansas City, MO – Arvest Bank Theatre
- April 23 – St. Louis, MO – The Fox
- April 24 – Nashville, TN -Tennessee Performing Arts Center | James K. Polk Theater
- April 26 – Dallas, TX – The Majestic
- April 28 – Houston, TX – Revention Music Center
- April 30 – Auburn, AL – Auburn Arena
- May 2 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre
About ‘Who is Jill Scott?’
Scott’s debut album ‘Who is Jill Scott?’ was released in July 2000, and is a groundbreaking piece of art that is a perfect snapshot of the neo-soul movement of the late-90s and early-00s. The album features the singles “A Long Walk”, “Gettin’ in the Way” and “He Loves me (Lyzel in E Flat)”. The album was certified Platinum and won Scott two Grammy Awards in 2001.
The 23rd anniversary tour will be the perfect time for fans to relive Scott’s debut album, and experience her timeless music in a live setting. Tickets are on sale now, and can be purchased at Jill Scott’s official website.
Don’t miss this celebration of one of the most influential and beloved albums of the past two decades.
Jill Scott is Who She Is.