Grammy Award-winning R&B/soul singer and songwriter Jill Scott recently announced she will be celebrating the 23rd anniversary of her classic debut al
Grammy Award-winning R&B/soul singer and songwriter Jill Scott recently announced she will be celebrating the 23rd anniversary of her classic debut album Who is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1 with a special tour this summer.
The tour, produced by Live Nation, kicks off in Detroit on July 8 and will make stops in major cities including Chicago, Philadelphia, Brooklyn and Toronto. Scott will be joined by special guests Mazeda and Roy Ayers, creating a show that is sure to be full of amazing music throughout.
The album, which was released in July of 2000, has been certified 3X Platinum and includes singles such as “A Long Walk” and “Gettin’ In the Way”. The album also earned Scott three Grammy nominations and a win for Best R&B Song.
The debut album set the tone for Scott’s music career, which includes five studio albums, 12 Grammy nominations, one win and a long list of hits. Scott is also known for her work as a poet, actress and author.
The 23rd anniversary tour is sure to be an unforgettable experience for Scott’s fans. Concertgoers should expect to hear a mix of classic hits from Who is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1 as well as other fan favorites.
Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 16 at 10am. For a full list of tour dates and more information, fans can visit JillScott.com.
Jill Scott Announces ‘Who Is Jill Scott?: Words & Sounds Vol. 1’ 23rd Anniversary Tour
Grammy Award-winning R&B singer and actress Jill Scott is set to embark on a 23rd anniversary tour celebrating her classic album, “Who Is Jill Scott?: Words & Sounds Vol. 1”. The tour will mark the first time Scott has performed in over a year and will be a series of stops across North America starting and ending in her hometown of Philadelphia.
Scott’s tour will feature a mix of shows at amphitheaters, arenas, and most notably in Philadelphia, two special performances at the legendary Fillmore. The dates, cities, and venues for the tour can be found here:
- August 3rd at PNC Music Pavilion in Charlotte, NC
- August 5th at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, NC
- August 6th at Fillmore in Philadelphia, PA
- August 7th at Fillmore in Philadelphia, PA
- August 8th at Hershey Theatre in Hershey, PA
- August 10th at Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in Boston, MA
- August 11th at Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion in Gilford, NH
- August 12th at Radio City Music Hall in New York, NY
- August 14th at Massey Hall in Toronto, ON
- August 15th at Fox Theatre in Detroit, MI
- August 17th at The Chicago Theatre in Chicago, IL
- August 19th at The Irenic in San Diego, CA
- August 20th at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA
Scott’s Classic Album
The tour celebrates Scott’s classic album Who Is Jill Scott?: Words & Sounds Vol. 1, which was certified Double Platinum, reached Platinum status in the UK and earned Scott two Grammy Awards. The album featured Scott’s hits such as “A Long Walk” and “Gettin’ In The Way” and cemented her place in R&B history.
Scott is making her comeback with this tour, marking the first time she’s performed live in over a year. Scott is sure to bring her vibrant personality, incredible voice, and timeless songs to the stage, pleasing longtime fans and new ones alike. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here.