SWITCHFOOT will kick off their 'Looking for Europe Part 2 Tour' this month with 8 dates around the UK and Ireland. The band will be joined by Alvarez Kings as support on the tour, with tickets available now from switchfoot.gigantic.com.
The band will perform in Glasgow on 25th October, before moving on to Bristol, Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, London, Birmingham and Norwich (see full details below).
Formed in San Diego in 1996, SWITCHFOOT is Jon Foreman (vocals, guitar), Tim Foreman (bass), Jerome Fontamillas (keyboard, guitar), Drew Shirley (guitar), and Chad Butler (drums). Since their start, the band has sold over 5.7 million copies worldwide of their first nine studio albums (including their 2003 double-platinum breakthrough The Beautiful Letdown and 2009's Grammy Award-winning Hello Hurricane), racked up a string of Alternative radio hit singles, and performed sold-out world tours with over 4 million concert tickets worldwide.
SWITCHFOOT released their latest album, Where The Light Shines Through, on July 8th, 2016 via Vanguard Records. Where The Light Shines Through is the band's tenth album and the first since 2014’s highly acclaimed Fading West. The album was self-produced in collaboration with John Fields, who helmed the multi-platinum breakthrough The Beautiful Letdown.
Beyond their career achievements, SWITCHFOOT has also been active in a variety of philanthropic efforts, raising over a million dollars to aid kids in their community through the band's own Bro-Am Foundation, providing services to underprivileged and disadvantaged youth. They've also maintained a deep commitment to a variety of humanitarian causes, lending their support to such worthy organizations as CURE International, DATA, the ONE Campaign, Habitat for Humanity, Invisible Children, and To Write Love on Her Arms.
Switchfoot Looking for Europe Part 2 Tour 2017:
Oct 25 - Queen Marget Union Glasgow
Oct 26 - Motion Bristol
Oct 27 - The Academy Dublin
Oct 28 - Limelight 1 Belfast
Oct 30 - O2 Ritz Manchester
Oct 31 - O2 Forum Kentish Town, London
Nov 01 - O2 Institute Birmingham
Nov 02 - The Nick Rayns LCR Norwich
Ticket link: http://switchfoot.gigantic.com