Maxwell to perform full albums live in 6 shows

(April 17) Maxwell, the chart topping, arena-filling soul superstar celebrated for his show-stopping performances, has announced his first live dates since June, 2010, with two-night stands in Los Angeles on June 20 and 21, Atlanta on July 27 and 28, and Newark on August 3 and 4. For the first time ever, the musician will perform his four Platinum-certified albums in their entirety, debuting songs never heard live before. See full dates below.

(April 17) Maxwell, the chart topping, arena-filling soul superstar celebrated for his show-stopping performances, has announced his first live dates since June, 2010, with two-night stands in Los Angeles on June 20 and 21, Atlanta on July 27 and 28, and Newark on August 3 and 4. For the first time ever, the musician will perform his four Platinum-certified albums in their entirety, debuting songs never heard live before. See full dates below.

On the first night in each city, Maxwell will perform 'Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite' (1996) and 'Embrya' (1998) and on the second, he will play 'Now' (2001) and 'BLACKsummers'night' (2009). Maxwell and his eleven piece band will be debuting tracks from all four albums that have never been performed live. The Maxwell tour will also offer fans a way to help President Obama's re-election campaign. Custom Obama-Biden 2012 merchandise will be available for purchase at select tour stops. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Obama for America. Obama for America will also be at the Maxwell concerts to sign up volunteers to help register voters in battleground states.

Tour Dates
7/20 - Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center 
7/21 - Los Angeles, CA @ Staples Center 
7/27 - Atlanta, GA @ Phillips Arena 
7/28 - Atlanta, GA @ Phillips Arena 
8/03 - Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center 
8/04 - Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center 

On Sale Information
Los Angeles
American Express® Presale: Friday, April 20th starting at 10am
Public On Sale: Saturday, April 28th starting at 10am

Atlanta
American Express® Presale: Friday, April 20th starting at 10am
Public On Sale: Saturday, April 28th starting at 12pm

Newark
American Express® Presale: Friday, April 20th starting at 10am
Public On Sale: Saturday, April 28th starting at 10am

All public on sale tickets available through Ticketmaster.com.

Maxwell's last album 'BLACKsummers'night' (2009) debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts with the best first-week sales of his career, a triumphant return after 8 years out of the limelight. USA Today, the New York Times, and the Washington Post named it the best album of 2009, and it won a Grammy for Best R&B Album.

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