Friday, July 8, 2011
Live Nnation Board
ST. LOUIS and LOS ANGELES- Budweiser, Live Nation Entertainment and Haymon Events announced today the return of Budweiser Superfest featuring Grammy® Award-winning R&B soul singer Jill Scott for a month-long, nationwide concert tour beginning July 26 in Boston.
Tickets are on sale now for the hottest party of the summer: Budweiser Superfest Presents: Jill Scott's Summer Block Party.
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. Budweiser Superfest concert tickets are available at www.LiveNation.com and www.Ticketmaster.com.
The Live Nation-Haymon Ventures, LLC promoted concert tour features Scott's classic hits and songs from her just-released and highly anticipated fifth studio album The Light of the Sun, including the high charting radio single "So in Love."
"Budweiser Superfest is back and better than ever with Jill Scott's unique brand of urban soul," said Bryan Hammonds, Budweiser Brand Manager. "This year builds on the successful 2010 revival of Superfest as Budweiser continues to bring great concerts to music fans in cities nationwide."
Scott will be joined by special guests, Grammy® nominated R&B singer Anthony Hamilton and groove specialists Mint Condition with music provided by DJ Jazzy Jeff and hosted by Doug E. Fresh.
"With its long-standing legacy and strong brand in the soul and R&B communities nationwide, we're leveraging our distribution network to expand the festival's reach among new and returning fans," said Russell Wallach, President, Live Nation Network. "We're proud to join Budweiser and Anheuser-Busch in bringing the venerable music celebration to fans in 17 major markets this summer."
In the spirit of making a difference in local communities, Budweiser brewer 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.