Jill Scott will be starting this summer off the right way with her Summer Block Party tour, set to kick off July 28 in New York.

Tagging along on the Budweiser Superfest-sponsored trek will be “So In Love” collaborator Anthony Hamilton and Mint Condition as opening acts.

Tickets to the Scott’s Summer Block Party can be purchased along with a pre-order of “The Light of the Sun” on June 17 through LiveNation.com and MissJillScott.com.

Before Scott’s Block Party kicks into overdrive, the R&B songstress will take stage at the 2011 Essence Music Festival, which hits New Orleans’ Louisiana Superdome from July 1-3.

Current dates for the Jill Scott Summer Block Party:

July 28: New York, N.Y.
July 30: Detroit, Mich.
July 31: Chicago, Ill.
Aug. 3: Cleveland, Ohio
Aug. 4: St. Louis, Mo.
Aug. 6: Philadelphia, Pa.
Aug. 7: Washington, D.C.
Aug. 10: Los Angeles, Calif.
Aug. 14: Oakland, Calif.
Aug. 17: Memphis, Tenn.
Aug. 19: Atlanta, Ga.
Aug. 21: Virginia Beach, Va.
Aug. 23: Raleigh, N.C.
Aug. 24: Charlotte, N.C.
Aug. 27: Dallas, Tex.
Aug. 28: Houston, Tex.