Jill Scott

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    The Antidote to Dallas' Love Affair with Shiny New Things

    In a town that pays actual respect to the glitteriest, shiniest new thing on the block, it's easy to take the classics for granted. I generally regard my distaste for nostalgia as a positive thing, but the test of time is not easy to pass and must therefore be honored. Like a worn-in t-shirt or a f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    10 Of This Weekend's Top Events: Ruby Jane, Schoolboy Q, Track Meet vs. Hot Flash and More

    Ruby JaneFriday, June 29, at McDavid StudioRuby Jane, the 17-year-old fiddle phenom, lives in Austin but got her start right here in Dallas. It's hard not to love her. Even Willie Nelson has chimed in with praise for the young country singer, who just released her latest album, Celebrity (Empire of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Dildos, Missed Connections and More: Deb's Tips for a Great Solo Valentine's Night

    The myth of Saint Valentine marrying young kids in the face of Claudius' imminent draft are nothing if not romantic. Yet Valentine's Day just isn't a real holiday. It's as tedious to loathe it as to love it. Those bemoaning their lack of roses or boasting of their pre-fixe dinner reservations are eq ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 2011
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    July 6, 2011

    Okkervil River, Chromeo and a Ton of Other Show Announcements

    One of the many incarnations of Okkervil River​Still fresh from the release of their new album I Am Very Far, Austin's Okkervil River seems to be working quite hard to let everyone know about it. The album is quite solid, thanks in part to the production work of local producer John Congl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Show Announcements: Christina Aguilera, Sundress, Maxwell, Here We Go Magic, Pleasant Grove, Blues Traveler, and Creed

    Frank MicelottaChristina Aguilera​As Lady Gaga proceeds to hog the female pop-star spotlight, our Britneys and our Jessicas are slowly fading into the background--but not without a fight. Christina Aguilera recently teamed up with electroclashers Le Tigre for the track "I Hate Boys" on her new rec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2010

    Show Announcements: Jackson Browne, Maxwell, Jill Scott And More

    Jackson Browne comes Here in August.​The line that connects dots as seemingly disparate as Nico, The Eagles and Spiccoli makes its way to Grand Prairie this summer as singer-songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne makes a North Texas stop on his world tour with collaborator David ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Lilith Fair To Return This Summer With Local Artists And A Dallas Stop

    This logo wasn't lying. ​In yet another sign that the '90s are back, or perhaps never really ended, Lilith Fair is returning this summer with a 33-city schedule (including Dallas) revealed so far. Even better news: the lineup is strong enough that you won't have to promise your boyfriend a blowjob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008

    Last Night: Jill Scott at Nokia Theater

    Jill Scott February 19, 2008 Nokia Live Theater Better than: Crown Royal on ice. Some performers rely upon (or even just incorporate) backup dancers, pyrotechnics, a deejay or a visual montage on the big-screen displays. The funny thing about Jill Scott is that she doesn’t use or need them—nor ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 14, 2008

    The Real Thing, Baby

    Jill Scott belts a few in Grand Prairie

  • Music

    May 24, 2007

    In on the Ground Floor

    Sharing a south-side secret

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2007

    "Alone" on a Bus With Keite Young and N'Dambi

    N'Dambi and Keite Young imagine meeting on a Los Angeles bus and gettin' it on. Totally stole our idea. Fort Worth soul singer Keite Young hasn't gotten much pub in the local press (yet -- we hear there's a Q&A in tomorrow's Quick), which probably doesn't bug him much; the former member of Kirk Fran ... More >>

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    Jill Scott

    Collaborations (Hidden Beach/Epic)

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2006

    "Tyrone" One On

    If you want to hear how Erykah Badu sounds when interpreted by five white guys from Louisville, Kentucky, by all means go get My Morning Jacket's version of "Tyrone." Tonight at the Nokia Theatre in Grand Prairie, South Dallas' prodigal daughter Erykah Badu will perform as part of the Sugar Water Fe ... More >>

  • Music

    August 3, 2006

    Sugar Water Festival

    Thursday, August 3, at Nokia Theatre

  • Film

    March 2, 2006

    Get Down With Dave

    Chappelle returns with a raucous Block Party

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    The Beatdown

    They call him DJ Jazzy Jeff for a reason

  • Music

    March 24, 2005

    Waiting for Erykah

    A decade after her SXSW debut, Badu returns a star and a sage

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    Odds & Ends

    Congrats to Brave Combo, finalists named in Ultra DJ contest, Erykah Badu hosts Jill Scott afterparty

  • Music

    May 20, 2004

    In Their Groove

    Virtually unknown in their hometown of Dallas, The Strange Fruit Project is fixin' to blow

  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    Blue's Clues

    Blue Man Group started as a joke. It's not as funny anymore.

  • Music

    October 2, 2003

    Mary J. Blige

    Love & Life (Geffen)

  • Music

    March 20, 2003
  • Music

    April 25, 2002

    Jaguar Wright

    Denials, Delusions and Decisions (MCA)

  • Music

    October 25, 2001

    Macy Gray

    The Id (Epic)

  • Music

    October 11, 2001

    Soul Alone

    N'Dambi doesn't need a record label. She just needs you to listen.

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    My Name Is

    Who is Jill Scott? Why is anyone still asking that?

  • Music

    July 26, 2001


    How I Do (MCA)

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    Various Artists

    Chitlin Circuit Soul (Rhino Records)

  • Music

    December 28, 2000

    Just Beautiful

    A year so good, not even Sleater-Kinney makes the Top 10

  • Music

    November 23, 2000

    Erykah Badu

    Mama's Gun (Motown Records)