Jill Scott announces ‘Who is Jill Scott? Words and sounds vol. 1’ 23rd anniversary tour | spcilvly


After a 20th anniversary tour for Jill Scott’s chart-topping album, “Who Is Jill Scott?: Words and Sounds Vol I,” was forced to end prematurely due to the pandemic, it will resume.

Scott has announced that he will be on the road again next year for shows where he will play the entire album, including his hits like “Gettin’ in the Way,” “A Long Walk” and other songs.

The tour, produced by Live Nation Urban, will perform in more than 20 markets nationwide. Scott will also have special multi-show residencies in Washington, DC, at the MGM National Harbor this Mother’s Day weekend, and in Scott’s hometown of Philadelphia at The MET Philadelphia. It’s the first time the North Philadelphia native will play there.

The Philadelphia stop will include a fundraiser at the Arden Theater in support of Scott’s nonprofit, the Blues Babe Foundation.

“My band and I were so excited three years ago, but that damn COVID shut us down,” Scott said in a press release. “Now we’re outside! Meet me. Come feel again. Relive your favorite moments. Are you ready to settle down and get on with this?!? “There is a lot of love here.”

Scott released her debut album in July 2000. It went double platinum and earned her several Grammy nominations, including Best New Artist (2001), Best R&B Album (2001), and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance for three consecutive years (2001). ). -2003).

Pre-sales for Scott’s tour will begin on December 6.

The tour will kick off in February in Augusta, GA at Bell Auditorium.

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