New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
Following an immensely successful four-night run at The Kennedy Center with the National
Symphony Orchestra in Washington D.C., soul star Maxwellannounces a run of symphony shows where he'll perform with world-class orchestras.Known for his meticulous attention to detail in his music, the ground-breaking tour will take the Brooklyn native to Baltimore, Detroit, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Atlanta. Full routing below. Tickets are on sale here: https://www.musze.com/tour/
will take the stage with his longtime band which includes: creative partner Hod David
(guitar), supporting vocalist Latina Webb, two-time Grammy Award Winning Derrick Hodge, creative director, and arranger (bass), Darryl Howell (drums) and Shedrick Mitchell (keys). The symphonic performance will feature reimagined orchestral versions of songs from his hit-filled career — which include thirteen #1 R&B chart-toppers — ranging from "Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)" and "Sumthin' Sumthin" to "Pretty Wings
" and the recent "Lake by the Ocean."
Of this exciting milestone, the iconic musician says, "Never in my wildest dreams did I think that what started when I was 16 years old would take me to such a prestigious experience. It's my greatest joy to announce that I will be playing songs from my catalog which I'm re-arranging for your symphonic pleasure."
MAXWELL 2020 SYMPHONY TOUR DATES:
Friday, April 3rd — Baltimore, MD — Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Music
Center at Strathmore
Saturday, April 4th — Baltimore, MD — Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Music
Center at Strathmore
Saturday, June 13th — Detroit, MI — Aretha Franklin
Saturday, July 18th — San Diego, CA — The Shell
Sunday, July 19th — Los Angeles, CA — Hollywood Bowl
Friday, October 2nd — Atlanta, GA — Atlanta Symphony Hall
Saturday, October 3rd — Atlanta, GA — Atlanta Symphony Hall
has artfully managed to transfix music lovers for more than two decades, releasing four studio albums, all in his own time - all duly anointed as classics. The soul singer redefined soul music in April of 1996 when he released his critically acclaimed debut on Columbia, 'Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite.' It earned Grammy nominations, double platinum status and RIAA gold for the single, "Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)." The platinum albums 'Embrya' (1998) and 'Now' (2001) followed. After eight years, 2009's 'BLACKsummers'night' debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and won two Grammys, including Best R&B Album. To date, Maxwell
has achieved 13 gold and platinum certifications from the RIAA.
The Grammy winner's latest album 'blackSUMMERS'night,' the second installment of his musical trilogy encompassing his 20+ year career, garnered praise from Rolling Stone, NPR, SPIN, Complex, & more, and earned him his third-Grammy (Best R&B Song for "Lake By The Ocean
"), an NAACP Image Award (Outstanding Male Artist), and a Soul Train
Award (Best R&B/Soul Male Artist). He was also nominated for a 2018 NAACAP Award in the Outstanding Music
Video/Visual Album category for his Philip Andelman-directed video for "Gods."