Former Lumineers songwriter in free concert at WWU


Musician Maxwell Hughes, a former member of The Lumineers and a Grammy-nominated songwriter for his contribution on their self-titled debut album, performs a free, all-ages concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Western Washington University's Underground Coffeehouse at Viking Union.

He's a third-place finalist at the prestigious International Fingerstyle Competition He's also been a musical guest on TED Talks during their TEDxCSU event. Maxwell's influences include Tommy Emmanuel and Kaki King, but he also draws inspiration from rap, electronic, and video game music. He's currently working on a guitar instruction system that will help those with disabilities.

For a sample of his music, watch this YouTube video.

Details: 360-650-3263.

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