Joey Maxwell is set to support Devon at Manchester’s FAC251, following the release of his latest single Fried.
As a multifaceted creative, music has always been at the centre of Joey Maxwell’s artistry. The rising South-London pop sensation knew from an early age that he wanted to write and record his own songs, so he’d soak up what he heard at his local club and studio hub Brixton Jamm, harnessing the sonic diversity around him, – from northern soul melodies, hip-hop beats and indie guitar licks, right through to gliding synths-, as a means for creating his own sound.
Maxwell is a DIY visionary who has made artistic leaps forward with every release. His debut mixtape under Polydor ‘trying not to deep it’ showcased his unique brand of bedroom pop and saw him combining The Streets’ tales of everyday life in modern Britain with sounds that lent towards 90’s indie, R&B, jungle, garage and more. It’s Maxwell’s proficiency for melding sounds that’s afforded the rising songwriter early support from reputable music publications, with CLASH calling the EP’s lead single ‘streetlights’ a “precocious slice of off-piste pop that refuses to play by the rules”, and DORK saying that his ““catchy take on pop sees him turn out smooth bops in a similar vein to Easy Life”, as well as Notion lauding him as “Pop’s new straight talker”.
With his upcoming tour supporting Devon he continues on his journey of bringing satirical pop to the masses, whilst telling his own coming-of-age story in the process, whether it be the good, the bad or the completely nonsensical.
When does Joey Maxwell perform at Manchester’s FAC251?
Joey Maxwell is now on tour with Devon. He is set to support Devon on 12 dates across the UK including Manchester’s FAC251 and Liverpool’s Jimmy’s. The Manchester and Liverpool gigs are two of twelve support dates ahead of a headline show at London’s Courtyard Theatre:
12 September – Birmingham, The Rainbow
13 September – Liverpool, Jimmy’s
14 September – Glasgow, Audio
15 September – York, The Fulford Arms
17 September – Manchester, FAC251
18 September – Sheffield, Sidney & Matilda
19 September – Leicester, The Shed
20 September – Newport, Le Pub
21 September – Cambridge, The Portland Arms
22 September – Totnes, The Barrel House
23 September – Bath, Moles Club
24 September – Bournemouth, Madding Crowd
29 September – London, Courtyard Theatre
image of Joey Maxwell courtesy Chuffmedia