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                                                     More Gigs, Radio & TV events to look out for below!

  • 26th May:  MAX joins Peakfm in Halifax for Happy Valley (More info coming soon)
  • June: Max joins Mike Read for the new TV series Tin Pan Alley! Coming to Sky TV soon!
  • 10th June: MAX joins PeakFm for the wonderful Local Hero Awards 2016! Proact Stadium  http://www.peakfm.co.uk/local-heroes-2016/local-hero-awards-2016/
  • 12 June:     MAX will be celebrating the Queen’s 90th Birthday on Dore Green S17 (Time TBC)
  • 17th June: Strip The Willow- Tickets Now Available: https://www.facebook.com/stripthewillow
  • 21st June: MAX is joining the brilliant Mike Armstrong and his Band in Camden, London  for Vintage TV- Sky
  • 17 July 2016: MAX and the Band are excited to be joining HallamFM for Owls In the Park, Sheffield Wednesday Celebrations (Times TBC)
  • 6th August: MAX and the Band are looking forward to performing at Dronfest!                                   Tickets Now On Sale now! http://www.dronfest.co.uk/ Dronfest Music Festival Sheffield Road (behind Sheffield FC) Dronfield, S18 2GD Tel: 07770 584287. Send Message. © 2016 Dronfest Music Festival.

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Max-imum fun as singer plays school gig

northern-echo“With his Northern charm and sparkle, sensational vocals and his gifted songwriting abilities, Max is Sheffield’s most exciting and brightest rising star.”

The Sheffield-based star is undertaking a UK schools tour, playing to more than 5,000 children.

Youngsters in Durham watched him perform, before he invited some up on stage to help him out.

Max was “discovered” by producer and songwriter Eliot Kennedy and has collaborated with Donny Osmond, Olly Murs, Geri Halliwell and comic Peter Kay.


Read the full article at The Northern Echo.

Singer-songwriter’s musical challenge for school pupils

LUGGING an accordion found ‘lying around’ the house, five-year-old Max Restaino settled under the family table one Christmas day and began tickling the keys.

Thirteen years and one rather bold move from his mother later, the singer-songwriter who hails from Sheffield has released his first EP touted by the BBC as a ‘fantastic piece of music’ and recorded with the likes of Gary Barlow, Donny Osmond and Geri Halliwell.

“A lot of my family is from Italy so there was always an accordion lying around the house,” he says before bursting out laughing. “I was about five. I started to play the accordion in my dad’s Italian restaurant around that time. He didn’t even know I was there. I just entertained the customers.”

The accordion well and truly mastered, the autodidact set his sights on the saxophone – he was tutored by a former AC/DC base player who happened to live down the road in Sheffield at the time – the piano, guitar and harmonica…


Read the full article on This is Wiltshire.

‘Give Me All Your Loving’ – New Single by MAX Coming Soon!

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‘GIVE ME ALL YOUR LOVING!’

Brand New Single by MAX out Soon!

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Max Covers – ‘Uptown Funk’

In the latest edition of Max Covers, we’re proud to present Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Funk’, featuring Max on vocals, guitar, bass, drums and, of course, sax.

In the latest edition of Max Covers, we’re proud to present Mark Ronson’s ‘Uptown Funk’, featuring Max on vocals, guitar, bass, drums and, of course, sax.For more Max covers, click here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBRHA1Z2SWCO-f4reV2aOT1Ur6tguvbdXDon’t forget Max’s debut single, ‘Obvious’, is out on May 4th – pre-order here:http://bit.ly/maxobv

For more Max covers, click here.

Don’t forget Max’s debut single, ‘Obvious’, is out on May 4th – pre-order here.

Max Covers – ‘Hold My Hand’

This week Max comes out from behind the piano to cut a rug with Jessie Glynne and her upcoming smash hit ‘Hold My Hand’. You’ll also be treated to a pretty damn fine sax solo…

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For more Max covers, click here.

Don’t forget Max’s own single, ‘Obvious’, is out on May 4th.

Max Covers – ‘Jubel’

Happy Friday! This week’s covers video sees Max – accompanied by guitarist Craig – going instrumental with French house producer Klingande and ‘Jubel’.

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For more Max covers, click here.

Don’t forget Max’s own single, ‘Obvious’, is out on May 4th.