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Maxwell Announces 35-Date Summer Soulstice Tour

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(Juan Ocampo/Bernstein Associates)

(Juan Ocampo/Bernstein Associates)

By Annie Reuter

Maxwell will be hitting the road this summer for his Summer Soulstice Tour, the singer announced today (April 21).

The 40-year-old will kick off a North American tour on June 14 in Milwaukee, Wisc., and continue through Aug. 17 in Albuquerque, N.M.

Maxwell is featured on Jennifer Lopez‘s upcoming June 17 release, On the 6. Lopez spoke with Rap-Up about the duet, “I Wanna Love” and why she wanted him to be on the track.

“It’s a ballad, kind of a mid-tempoey ballad,” she said. “It’s just one of those really beautiful songs. I recorded it by myself first and I was like, ‘Ugh. You know who would be so beautiful on this record? Maxwell.’ And Maxwell and I have known each other forever. Almost every album, we say we gotta do something. You have to wait for the right song and I finally got up the nerve to send it to him and said, ‘You’re gonna like this one.’ I sent it to him, he loved it, and he was like, ‘OK. I’m gonna put my thing on it.’ I’m really excited about it.”

Related: Maxwell Helps Alicia Keys Get Her Groove Back With ‘Fire We Make’

There’s still no word on new Maxwell music, of course. After releasing 2009’s BLACKsummers’night, the R&B artist was supposed to drop a follow-up in 2012. The year came and went without such a release, and there has been little word on new material since.

Check out the full 35-date tour schedule below.

Summer Soulstice Tour

Jun 14 – Milwaukee, WI @ Riverside Theater
Jun 15 – Minneapolis, MN @ State Theater
Jun 18 – Broomfield, CO (Denver) @ 1st Bank Center
Jun 19 – Aspen, CO @ Belly Up Aspen
Jun 21 – Tacoma, WA @ Emerald Queen Casino
Jun 23 – Saratoga, CA @ The Mountain Winery
Jun 24 – Modesto, CA @ Gallo Center for the Arts
Jun 26 – Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl
Jun 27 – Los Angeles, CA @ BET Experience, Staples Center
Jul 02 – Highland Park, IL @ Ravinia Festival
Jul 05 – Toronto, ON @ Massey Hall
Jul 06 – Montreal, QC @ Festival International De Jazz
Jul 08 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Heinz Hall
Jul 09 – Albany, NY @ Palace Theater
Jul 11 – Mashentucket, CT @ Foxwoods Resort Casino
Jul 12 – Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
Jul 16 – Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Jul 17 – Syracuse, NY @ Crouse Hinds Theatre
Jul 19 – Cincinnati, OH @ Horsehoe Cincinnati – The Shoe
Jul 20 – Columbus, OH @ Palace Theatre
Jul 22 – Louisville, KY @ Palace Theater
Jul 23 – Nashville, TN @ Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Jul 25 – Norfolk, VA @ Chrysler Hall
Jul 26 – Durham, NC @ Durham Performing Arts Center
Jul 29 – Charleston, SC @ N. Charleston Performing Arts Center
Jul 30 – Columbia, SC @ Township Auditorium
Aug 01 – St. Petersburg, FL @ Ruth Eckard
Aug 02 – Orlando, FL @ Bob Carr Performing Arts Center
Aug 03 – Jacksonville, FL @ Moran Theater
Aug 06 – Jackson, MS @ Thalia Mara Hall
Aug 09 – Montgomery, AL @ Garrett Coliseum
Aug 10 – Baton Rouge, LA @ River Center Theater
Aug 12 – San Antonio, TX @ Majestic Theater
Aug 13 – Austin, TX @ Long Center
Aug 15 – Shreveport, LA @ Municipal Auditorium
Aug 16 – Oklahoma City, OK @ OKC Downtown Air Park
Aug 17 – Albuquerque, NM @ Route 66 Casino

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