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Soul singer Maxwell to play Paso Robles concert

Soul singer Maxwell will perform June 23 at Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles.
Soul singer Maxwell will perform June 23 at Vina Robles Amphitheatre in Paso Robles.

Soul singer Maxwell will bring his seductive sound to Paso Robles this summer.

The Grammy Award winner is slated to take the stage June 23 at Vina Robles Amphitheatre.

Maxwell first captured the attention of music fans with the release of his double platinum-selling debut album, “Maxwell’s Urban Hang Suite,” in 1996. He generated similar buzz with 2009’s “BLACKsummers’night,” which debuted at the top spot on the Billboard 200 and won two Grammys, including best R&B album.

Maxwell recently released his first new song in seven years, “Lake By the Ocean.” It’s a track off his upcoming album, “blackSUMMERS’night,” due out July 1.

Tickets for Maxwell’s June 23 concert cost $61 to $81, and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. (Every ticket purchased online will include a CD copy of “blackSUMMERS’night.”)

Vina Robles Amphitheatre is at Vina Robles Vineyards & Winery, 3800 Mill Road. For information, call 227-4812 or visit www.vinaroblesamphitheatre.com.

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