(NEW YORK, NY – May 4, 2015) – Grammy® award-winner singer-songwriter Jill Scott dropped her new single “Fool’s Gold,” which world premiered today across the iHeartRadio platform on all of its urban stations across the country. The single is a follow up to the critically acclaimed buzz track “You Don’t Know,” also featured on the singer’s upcoming fifth studio album. Produced and co-written by Andre Harris (formerly of the producing duo Dre and Vidal),“Fool’s Gold” marks the first single in four years since her 2011 chart-topping album The Light of the Sun.
Today, Jill Scott also announced tour dates for summer 2015. The tour—playing in a combination of theaters and amphitheaters in 25 cities—kicks off July 13 in Pittsburgh, PA and finales on August 28 in Phoenix, AZ. Jill will be performing new music from her upcoming album, along with her classic hits. Check out the complete list of tour dates below. Tickets will go on sale to the public on May 15th.
“We are very excited to announce Jill’s highly-anticipated tour schedule,” said Shawn Gee, Jill’s long time business partner and partner in the Maverick management firm. “Fans have patiently waited four years for new music, and when they hear Jill perform live this summer…it’ll be worth the wait!”
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7/13/15 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Heinz Hall
7/18/15 – Baltimore, MD @ Pier Six Pavilion
7/30/15 – Durham, NC @ Durham Performing Arts Center
8/1/15 – Birmingham, AL @ BJCC Concert Hall
8/2/15 – Atlanta, GA @ Chastain Park Amphitheatre
8/4/15 – Memphis, TN @ Orpheum Theatre
8/9/15 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Mahaffey Theater
8/11/15 – Jackson, MS @ Thalia Mara Hall
8/14/15 – Grand Prairie, @ TX Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
8/15/15 – Austin, TX @ ACL Live at the Moody Theater
8/19/15 – Los Angeles, CA @ Greek Theatre
8/25/15 – San Diego, CA @ Humphrey's
8/28/15 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
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, 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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