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Jill Scott Announces ‘Summer Block Party’ Tour

 

Budweiser Superfest Presents Jill Scott’s Summer Block Party

Budweiser, Live Nation Entertainment and Haymon Events  announced today the return of Budweiser Superfest featuring Jill Scott for a month-long, nationwide concert tour beginning July 26 in Boston.

The Budweiser Superfest, produced by Live Nation Entertainment-Haymon Ventures, LLC brings Scott’s neosoul groove to amphitheaters around the country beginning July 26 through August 28 and will feature Anthony Hamilton, Mint Condition and DJ Jazzy Jeff while Doug E. Fresh plays host.

Budweiser Superfest concert tickets are available at www.LiveNation.com and www.Ticketmaster.com.

In the spirit of making a difference, Anheuser-Busch is celebrating the performances by donating $150,000 from its Foundation to UNCF (United Negro College Fund); presented as $10,000 scholarships in 15 of the 17 Superfest concert cities.

The scholarships will be awarded to local students attending a UNCF school.

Budweiser is again searching for local talent (21+) in select Superfest cities to compete in its “Opening Act” competition, this year powered by MySpace Music.

Winners will earn a chance to be the opening act for the Budweiser Superfest, show tickets and cash in select markets.

Competitions will take place in the weeks prior to each concert and contestants can Go to www.myspace.com/budweiseropeningact to enter and review the contest rules.

At the conclusion of the Budweiser Superfest tour, music fans may go to www.myspace.com/budweiseropeningact to view performances by the local winners to vote for their favorite.  The 2011 “Opening Act” grand prize winner will receive $25,000.

For complete ticket information, visit www.LiveNation.com.

BUDWEISER SUPERFEST TOUR DATES:

Date             City                       Venue

July 26         Boston                  Bank of America Pavilion

July 28         New York               Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre

July 30         Detroit                   DTE Energy Music Theatre

July 31         Chicago                Charter One Pavilion at Northerly Island

Aug. 3          Cleveland              Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica (formerly Nautica Pavilion)

Aug. 4          St. Louis               Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre

Aug. 6          Philadelphia           Susquehanna Bank Center

Aug. 7          Washington DC     Verizon Center

Aug. 10        Los Angeles         Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk

Aug. 14        Oakland                 Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord

Aug. 17        Memphis               FedExForum

Aug. 19        Atlanta                  Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Aug. 21        Virginia Beach       Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach

Aug. 23        Raleigh                  Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek

Aug. 24        Charlotte               Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte

Aug. 27        Dallas                   Gexa Energy Pavilion

Aug. 28        Houston                Reliant Arena

BUDWEISER “OPENING ACT” COMPETITION DATES:

Date             City                       Headliner

July 23         Detroit                   Jon B.

July 24         New York               Jon B

July 28         Chicago                Dwele

July 30         St. Louis               Dwele

Aug. 1          Cleveland              Dwele

Aug. 3          Philadelphia

Aug. 5          Washington D.C.   Dwele

Aug. 9          Memphis               Dwele

Aug. 13        Atlanta                  Dwele

Aug. 16        Charlotte               Anthony David

Aug. 18         Dallas                  Dwele

Aug 19          Houston               Dwele

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