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MAXWELL "SUMMER SOLSTICE" TOUR MAKES STOP AT FOXWOODS ON JULY 11
05.22.2014

Foxwoods Resort Casino, the largest resort casino in North America, welcomes platinum soul star Maxwell to the Grand Theater on Friday, July 11 at 8pm. Known for his show-stopping performances, the "Summer Soulstice" tour is Maxwell’s his first major tour since 2010.

 

Tickets priced at $55 and $85 are on sale now and may be purchased online at www.foxwoods.com or by calling the Foxwoods’ Box Office at 800-200-2882 or Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available by visiting the box office.

 

In concert, the singer and songwriter is lauded for his impeccable vocals, his connection to his audience and the sheer physicality of his performance.  The AOL's Black Voices called his “a perfect show”.  The Chicago Tribune wrote that Maxwell "worked his band like Cab Calloway or James Brown, the horns slicing and dicing with Ginsu-knife precision, a Hammond organ taking us to church, the drums peppering everything with syncopated beats" while the NY Post observed that he "became the quintessential soul brother... half singing, half preaching as if he were possessed by the spirit of Sam Cooke." 

 

Maxwell began redefining classic soul music for a new generation with the release of his critically-acclaimed debut album, 'Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite,' in April 1996. Fueled in part by the RIAA gold single, "Ascension (Don't Ever Wonder)," the Grammy-nominated 'Maxwell's Urban Hang Suite' achieved double platinum status. Maxwell followed up with his 'MTV Unplugged' EP, released in July 1997. His second full-length album, 'Embrya,' was released in June 1998. Maxwell's 2009 album, the "unapologetically deep" (LA Times) 'BLACKsummers'night' ignited the charts and debuted at No. 1, winning him two Grammys and another platinum award. To date, Maxwell has achieved 12 gold and platinum certifications from the RIAA for his albums and singles.