Jill Scott throws "Summer Block Party" with Anthony Hamilton, more

Grammy-winning R&B singer Jill Scott is taking to the road this summer with the "Jill Scott Summer Block Party." // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Grammy-winning R&B singer Jill Scott is taking to the road this summer with the "Jill Scott Summer Block Party."

The tour follows the expected June 28 release of the singer/actress' fourth album, "The Light of the Sun."

Opening for Scott will be singer Anthony Hamilton and veteran R&B group Mint Condition, along with DJ Jazzy Jeff on the turntables and Doug E. Fresh as host. The month-long "Summer Block Party" kicks off in New York City on July 28 and hits spots in the Great Lakes, the West Coast, and the South, before wrapping up with two dates in Texas on Aug. 27 and 28.

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Dates and cities are in the itinerary at right; specific venues haven't been announced.

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July 2011
28 - New York, NY - To be announced
30 - Detroit, MI - To be announced
31 - Chicago, IL - To be announced

August 2011
3 - Cleveland, OH - To be announced
4 - St. Louis, MO - To be announced
6 - Philadelphia, PA - To be announced
7 - Washington, DC - To be announced
10 - Los Angeles, CA - To be announced
14 - Oakland, CA - To be announced
17 - Memphis, TN - To be announced
19 - Atlanta, GA - To be announced
21 - Virginia Beach, VA - To be announced
23 - Raleigh, NC - To be announced
24 - Charlotte, NC - To be announced
27 - Dallas, TX - To be announced
28 - Houston, TX - To be announced

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