After a Twentieth-anniversary tour of Jill Scott’s chart-topping album, “Who Is Jill Scott?: Words and Sounds Vol I” was compelled to finish prematurely because of the pandemic, it should resume.
Scott has introduced that she’ll be again on the street subsequent yr for reveals throughout which she is going to play the album in full, together with her hits like “Gettin’ in the Way,” “A Long Walk” and different songs.
The tour, produced by Live Nation Urban, will play in over 20 markets throughout the nation. Scott will even have particular multi-show residencies in Washington, D.C. on the MGM National Harbor on Mother’s Day weekend and Scott’s hometown of Philadelphia at The MET Philadelphia. It marks the primary time the North Philadelphia native will play there.
The Philadelphia cease will function a fundraiser on the Arden Theatre in assist of Scott’s non-profit, the Blues Babe Foundation.
“My band and I were so excited three years ago, but that damn COVID shut us down,” Scott mentioned in a press launch. “Now, we outside! Come see me. Come feel again. Relive your favorite moments. Ya’ll ready to settle down and get with this?!? It’s a lot of love here.”
Scott launched her debut document in July 2000. It went double platinum album and earned her a number of Grammy nominations, together with greatest new artist (2001), greatest R&B album (2001), and greatest feminine R&B vocal efficiency for 3 years in a row (2001-2003).
Pre-sales for Scott’s tour will start Dec. 6.
The tour will kick off in February in Augusta, GA on the Bell Auditorium.