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Published on April 1st, 2017 | by Jameelah "Just Jay" Wilkerson

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Jill Scott Announces Official 2017 Summer Tour Dates

3x Grammy® award-winning singer-songwriter Jill Scott has just announced a new set of 2017 Summer tour dates. After more than one year since the release of Scott’s fifth successful studio album, WOMAN, the R&B songstress gears up to hit the road – opening up her first show on June 23rd in Hampton, Virginia at the Hampton Coliseum. The 25 city tour trek will make stops through Baltimore, New Orleans, New York, New Jersey, Los Angeles and more – wrapping up August 18th in Temecula, CA. Jill is set to perform music from her latest album, WOMAN, along with her classic hits. Tickets are available for purchase via Ticket Master by clicking here.

Most Recently, Jill has introduced an exclusive new greeting card collection in partnership with Hallmark Mahogany. The collection is a series of greeting cards that feature design, editorial and sounds all inspired by and created in likeness of the Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter. Scott collaborated with the creative team at Hallmark to develop design themes that reflected her personality, often including layers of vivid colors, natural textures and soothing metallics. Scott also helped set the editorial ‘voice’ and wrote many of the cards— opting for affirming, optimistic and genuine messages. For more information on the Hallmark Mahogany collection, click here.

WOMAN released on July 24th and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart – marking the singers third number one studio-album to date. The thought provoking title album came coming off the heels of singles “Fools Gold” and the critically acclaimed, “You Don’t Know.” Jill is describes the sound of her latest album as “classic Philly soul meets Country rhythm served with captivating storytelling”.

JILL SCOTT 2017 SUMMER TOUR SCHEDULE:

DATE CITY/STATE VENUE
23-Jun Hampton, VA The Hampton Coliseum
24-Jun Oxon, Hill, MD MGM National Harbor
27-Jun Baltimore, MD Modell Performing Arts Center
01-Jul New Orleans, LA Essence Festival
06-Jul Kansas City, MO Midland Theatre
08-Jul St. Louis, MO Fox Theatre
09-Jul Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
12-Jul Brooklyn, NY Kings Theatre
13-Jul Manshantucket, CT Foxwood Casino
15-Jul Newark, NJ Prudential Center
16-Jul Atlantic City, NJ Borgota Resort & Spa Casino
20-Jul Bethlehem, PA Sands Bethlehem Event Center
12-Aug Oakland, CA Fox Theatre
15-Aug San Diego, CA Copley Symphony Hall
16-Aug Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
18-Aug Temecula, CA Perchanga Theatre Resort & Casino

Tour Kicks Off June 23rd In Hampton, Virginia at
The Hampton Coliseum – Treks Through Baltimore, New Orleans, New York, Los Angeles and More


TICKETS ON SALE NOW VIA TICKET MASTER

About Jill Scott:

Three-time GRAMMY® award-winning singer-songwriter, New York Times best-selling poet, and critically acclaimed actress are only a few titles held by Jill Scott. Before having the #1 album in the country with The Light Of The Sun and most recently, 2015’s Woman, the triple threat began her career collaborating with musical icons The Roots, Will Smith, and Common in the late 90s. Never limited to music, Jill Scott is a true multimedia brand across books, clothing, TV and film, including credits such as Baggage Claim, Steel Magnolias, The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency, Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married? and Lifetime’s Sins of the Mother. In 2002, Scott also founded Blues Babe, a registered 501(c)3 foundation that has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to support minority students pursuing college degrees.




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