Singer-songwriter Maxwell was born on May 23, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York. He’s an American R&B artist and played an important role in developing the sub-genre called neo-soul. He was nominated for a Grammy Award for his 1996 debut album “Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite,” which sold over two million copies earning it two times platinum status. He appeared on the 2008 BET Awards and performed the song “Simply Beautiful” in a tribute to Al Green.

During the fall of 2008, Maxwell returned to the road following a six-year hiatus, in support of his latest musical project, “BLACKsummers’night” which is the first installment to a trilogy of albums, the first of which was released starting July 7, 2009. The second installment, called “blackSUMMERS’night” is scheduled to be released in 2010 and the third, “blacksummers’NIGHT” in 2011. On his tour he has played “Pretty Wings”, “Help Somebody”, “Cold”, “Bad Habits” and “Never Do W/Out You” from the 2009 album.

Maxwell tour postpones late summer concert dates until 2011
Over the past year, R&B singer Maxwell has been one of the touring industry’s shining stars as he sold out extensive legs of his on-going national tour. But now the acclaimed vocalist has joined the rank of artists that have axed their summer treks. The soulful singer has postponed... Read more
Maxwell tour adds more late summer concerts for ‘BLACKsummers’night’
Neo-soul crooner Maxwell has carved a comfortable niche for himself in the music industry since reemerging in 2009 with the chart-topping “BLACKsummers’night.” After a couple high-demand tour legs to support that effort last year, the performer is getting ready to return to the road with a newly expanded U.S.... Read more
Maxwell tour relaunches in spring with help from Jill Scott
After a lengthy absence from recording and touring, Maxwell regained his position at the forefront of contemporary R&B and soul music with an award-winning album and several sold-out North American tour legs in 2008 and 2009. Now the neo-soul singer hopes to continue his domination of the live music... Read more
Maxwell, Bette Midler tickets on sale this weekend
Tickets for upcoming concerts from Maxwell, as well as tickets to see Bette Midler, live on stage are on sale throughout the weekend ending August 31, as compiled by TicketNews. Kicking off the weekend onsales are tickets to catch Bette Midler’s Las Vegas show live in person. The Divine... Read more
Maxwell, Jonas Brothers tickets on sale throughout the week
Tickets for upcoming concerts from the Jonas Brothers as well as tickets to see Maxwell live on stage are on sale throughout the week ending August 22 as compiled by TicketNews. This week’s onsales start off on Wednesday with tickets to catch rockers Say Anything on their upcoming tour.... Read more
Maxwell tour follows sold-out summer season with new fall dates
Since releasing his first record in eight years, neo-soul singer Maxwell has proven that he’s back — in a big way. Since returning from his hiatus with the release of “BLACKsummers’night,” the performer has topped the Billboard 200 and sold out tickets for his entire summer tour. Maxwell hopes... Read more
Maxwell tour prepares for next round of ‘summer’ concerts
Neo-soul singer Maxwell recently released his first studio album in eight years, “BLACKsummers’night.” Now the prodigal performer will complete his triumphant return to live music with the next leg of his summer tour. The nearly 20-date jaunt picks up July 12 at Ryman Auditorum in Nashville, TN, and continues... Read more
R&B crooner Maxwell tours again after six years
R&B crooner Maxwell has announced his triumphant return to the road with a 24-date fall trek — his first in six years. The Maxwell Live ’08 tour kicks off October 8 at the Opera House in Boston, MA, and wraps November 11 at the Susquehanna Arts center in Harrisburg,... Read more