Beverly Jo Scott

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Beverly Jo Scott
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Background information
Born (1959-05-15) May 15, 1959 (age 59)
Deer Park, Alabama, United States
GenresRock, blues rock
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1991–present
LabelsDixiefrog
Websitebjscott.com

Beverly Jo Scott (born May 15, 1959), also known as B. J. Scott, is an American-born singer-songwriter living in Brussels, Belgium.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Born in Deer Park, Alabama, Beverly Jo Scott grew up nearby in Bay Minette, where, as a teen, she began singing.

She moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, then to California and, ultimately, in 1982, to Europe after a trip to Brussels, Belgium, resulted in her living there.[1] In Europe, she has regularly performed in France and Germany at festivals and large music halls. She has been developing Planet Janis, a tribute show to the late Janis Joplin. Another project she's developed is "Swamp Cabaret," a one-woman multimedia show focusing on the Gulf Coast.[3]

In June 2011, after living 30 years abroad, Scott performed in her home state at the Saenger Theatre in Mobile, Alabama, as part of a "Live at Space" concert series.[4]

In September 2011, Chickfest's featured artists included Scott, who Press-Register Entertainment described as building "a thriving career in Belgium over the last three decades, but maintains a legion of fans back home, thanks to the earthy passion of her music."[5]

Radio and television work[edit]

Scott began serving as a judge on The Voice Belgique, the French-speaking Belgian version of the singing competition franchise The Voice, in November 2011.[2] She works also for Classic 21, a French-speaking radio programme, which is broadcast from Brussels, on Sundays.

Discography[edit]

  • Honey and Hurricanes (1991)
  • Mudcakes (1993)
  • The Wailing Trail (1995)
  • Amnesty for Eve (1999)
  • Selective Passion (2000)
  • Divine Rebel (2003)
  • Cut and Run (2005)
  • Dix Vagues (2008)
  • Planet Janis (2010)
  • Collection (2012)
  • Swamp Cabaret (2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Interviews: Beverly Jo Scott". Frontstage. The Belgian Pop and Rock Archives. July 1999. Retrieved March 3, 2012.
  2. ^ a b "Les Coachs". The Voice Belgique. Radio Télévision Belge Francophone (RTBF). Retrieved March 3, 2012.
  3. ^ Press-Register Entertainment, "Intimate 'Live at Space' concert series presents Beverly Jo Scott on Friday," June 7, 2011
  4. ^ The Orange Beach Community Website, "Beverly Jo Scott in Concert – June 10th" Archived August 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Press-Register Entertainment, "Chickfest, a celebration of women's voices," September 19, 2011

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