Maxwell Confirms Official 'Summers'night' Tour DatesFriday, May 22, 2009
The tour, as previously reported on Singersroom, follows Maxwell's celebrated fall 2008 tour where the former "Now" singer debuted several cuts from "Blacksummers'night". Those songs, including the lead single "Pretty Wings," and other cuts like "Bad Habits" and "Cold" will likely be heard this time around.
Slated to kick off June 17 in Grand Rapids, MI, Maxwell's summer trek will make its way through Los Angeles, Cleveland, Tampa, Austin and Milwaukee before coming to a close July 31 in Miami, Florida.
According to Columbia Records, Maxwell will also headline the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans July 4, appear at the BET Awards in Los Angeles June 28; and perform on the CBS "Late Show with David Letterman" on July 10.
Select dates on Maxwell's summer tour schedule have gone on sale through Ticketmaster with others set for on sales Saturday, May 23. (see itinerary below)
In related news, Maxwell has scored the cover of Uptown Magazine's June/July 2009 issue, click here to see it.
BLACKsummers'night North American Tour (Summer 2009)
* additional dates may be announced at a later time.
Wed-Jun-17 Grand Rapids, MI DeVos Performance Hall
Fri-Jun-19 Hammond, IN The Venue/Horseshoe Hammond
Sat-Jun-20 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theatre
Tue-Jun-23 Seattle, WA Paramount
Wed-Jun-24 Vancouver, BC The Centre
Fri-Jun-26 Las Vegas, NV Pearl
Sun-Jun-28 Los Angeles, CA BET AWARDS
Mon-Jun-29 Phoenix, AZ Dodge
Wed-Jul-1 Austin, TX Bass
Thu-Jul-2 San Antonio, TX Majestic Theater
Sat-Jul-4 New Orleans, LA Essence Festival (Superdome)
Sun-Jul-12 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium
Mon-Jul-13 Louisville, KY Palace Theatre
Wed-Jul-15 Columbus, OH Palace Theatre
Thu-Jul-16 Cleveland, OH Allen Theatre
Sat-Jul-18 Pittsburgh, PA Heinz
Sun-Jul-19 Buffalo, NY Sheas PAC
Tue-Jul-21 Albany, NY The Palace
Wed-Jul-22 New Jersey NJPAC
Fri-Jul-24 Atlantic City, NJ Borgata
Sat-Jul-25 Foxwoods Foxwoods
Mon-Jul-27 Norfolk, VA Chrysler Hall
Tue-Jul-28 Savannah, GA Johnny Mercer
Thu-Jul-30 Tampa, FL Ruth Eckerd Hall
Fri-Jul-31 Miami, FL The Knight Center