Tickets are on sale for soulful-pop singer-songwriter MAX, performing at Iowa State University on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Doors will open at 7 p.m. for the 8 p.m. concert in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union.

MAX is a New York City-born pop-soul singer, actor and dancer, known for his powerful acrobatic tenor. His popular music and original voice has given him a strong fanbase with more than 1.4 million followers on YouTube, 400,000 followers on Twitter and more than 900,000 likes on Facebook. His latest album, “Hell’s Kitchen Angel,” was released in 2016 and features the current hit-single “Lights Down Low” featuring gnash.

MAX has been on the rise since 2015 when he signed with Pete Wentz’s DCD2 Records in February and released the single “Gibberish” featuring Hoodie Allen that March. The song was one of the selected tracks for the 2015 YouTube Music Awards alongside songs by Ed Sheeran and Charli XCX. Its music video accumulated more than 4.5 million views in just one week and has racked up more than 12 million views to date. He was also one of MTV’s 2015 Artists to Watch Summer Class list, named Elvis Duran’s Artist of the Month in June, KISS-FM ‘s Artist of the Week, performed on NBC’s “The Today Show” and was nominated for Best Breakthrough Artist and Original Song for the 2015 Streamy Awards.

MAX was a featured performer on the 2015 Boys of Zummer tour with Fall Out Boy, Wiz Khalifa and Hoodie Allen. That October, he embarked on his first headline tour across the U.S., which included multiple sold out dates. A lifelong entertainer, music is not his only talent — MAX has starred in numerous television programs and feature films, including the Beach Boys biopic, “Love & Mercy,” as Van Dyke Parks.

Tickets are $20 ($15 with an ISU student ID) and are available online at as well as at the Maintenance Shop box office in the Memorial Union in person or by phone (515) 294-8349. A 3 percent service fee is applied to all online purchases and a $1 per-ticket service fee is applied to all telephone orders. All tickets are additionally subject to a $2 MidwesTIX service fee.

The concert is sponsored by Iowa State University Student Union Board, a student-run programming board that organizes cultural, recreational, educational, social and entertainment activities and events throughout the academic year.