Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Jill Scott 

The appeal of turn-of-the-millennium neo-soul was always its familiarity, the way it recalled the classic urban sounds of the '70s. But its leading exponents surely hope they'll one day create nostalgia for their own work. The successes of Maxwell and Jill Scott, who are joining forces for a summer tour, suggest it just might happen. After he sat out most of the '00s, Maxwell's BLACKsummers'night topped the charts last year and won two Grammy Awards. And songwriter, poet, actress and activist Jill Scott, who also boasts multiple Grammys, should have her latest set of retro-leaning R&B, The Light of the Sun, ready for a summer release.— Dan LeRoy

7 p.m. Saturday, May 29. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue. $32.50 to $147.50. 800-745-3000.


Sat., May 29, 8 p.m., 2010

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Latest in Night & Day

More by Dan LeRoy

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 28, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation