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Summer Block Party Returns With Jill Scott, Jazmine Sullivan, Boyz II Men & More
Live Nation Urban has shared the lineup and details for its fifth annual Summer Block Party concert series, which will feature GRAMMY-winning R&B songstress Jill Scott as the headliner for all four dates.
The concert series will kick off on June 29 in Philadelphia, followed by a July 5 show in Dallas, its first time in that city. The Block Party will return to Houston on July 6 and close out on July 13 in Chicago.
A star-studded list of R&B, soul and hip-hop greats will join Scott as special guests across the dates: GRAMMY-nominated R&B artists and Philly natives Jazmine Sullivan and Musiq Soulchild join their hometown show, which will also feature DJ D-Nice and GRAMMY-nominated rapper Mase, the latter whom will also join the Chicago show. GRAMMY-winning soul singer Anthony Hamilton will help close things out in Chi-town, along with GRAMMY nominee Carl Thomas.
Tweet and GRAMMY winner Faith Evans will perform at the Dallas show, with Evans also joining the other Texas show. GRAMMY-winning '90s R&B group Boyz II Men, along with R&B newcomer Lucky Daye, will round out the Houston show.
Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 5 at 10 a.m. local time; more info here.