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NOTE: For those wondering about the accuracy of our report that Jennifer Love Hewitt will no longer be working with Switchfoot on a music video, we got it directly from management. So it's fairly accurate.
Switchfoot is excited to announce more tour dates with Goo Goo Dolls. Please see new dates listed below along with presale information for FOTF and general onsale:
7/22 Saratoga Springs, NY - FOTF presale 5/19, onsale 5/22
7/23 Buffalo, NY - FOTF presale 5/19, onsale 5/22
8/3 Baltimore, MD - FOTF presale 5/19, onsale 5/20
8/7 Scranton, PA - FOTF presale 5/19, onsale 5/21
8/9 Raleigh, NC - FOTF presale 6/9, onsale 6/11
8/10 Charlotte, NC - FOTF presale 6/9, onsale 6/11
^This is the best co-headlining-type match I've seen in awhile. These two bands have a similar type of sound, same hopeful lyrics, and have played together before. What do you think?
Air1 has added "Your Love Is a Song" to their playlist. Looks like it's going to be the main Christian single now. But expect it to get worked to the mainstream after "The Sound" wraps up.
Florida's Buzz 103.1 (WPBZ) will have Switchfoot in the studio on May 25th:
On Tuesday, May 25th – 103.1 The Buzz welcomes Switchfoot back to the Buzz Lounge.
LIVE105 in San Francisco has more details on the upcoming Switchfoot gig at the Giants game.
SF Giants Presents: Switchfoot
Tuesday May 11th, vs. San Diego Padres
The Special Switchfoot ticket gets you:
A private pre-game acoustic set by Switchfoot
A meet & greet with the band
A Club Level ticket to see the Giants vs. the Padres
All for just $75
For tickets visit www.sfgiants.com/switchfoot or call 415.972.2233
SF Giants Presents: Switchfoot VIP
All that comes with the aforementioned package
Enjoy the game in a Suite with the band
Sing take me out to the ballgame with the band in the 7th inning
For tickets call 415.972.2231
^You'll find a sweet video montage of Switchfoot and the Giants on the team's website. Check it out (link under Tim Lincecum's head):
Here's a press release about the Pennyroyal Switchfoot pendant:
Switchfoot Rocks Out with Pennyroyal Silver’s Signature Collection on May 5th, 2010
Los Angeles, CA, May 07, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Alt-rocker’s Switchfoot have become the latest supporters of MusiCares by teaming up with Pennyroyal Silver to benefit the foundation. The multi-platinum band designed the limited edition pendant with Pennyroyal Silver’s founder, Tim Foster, thirty percent of proceeds for which go to MusiCares.
Switchfoot joins a diverse roster of artists who have teamed up with Pennyroyal Silver to benefit charity through their Signature Collection. Switchfoot’s design features the band’s iconic logo drawn and signed by bassist, Tim Foreman. The back of the pendant is marked with Foreman’s signature and with each pendant, fans will receive a collector card with lyrics of the band’s uplifting song “Always,” a track from their new album “Hello Hurricane.” As Pennyroyal Founder Foster explains, “I’ve been a fan of Switchfoot since my days in the music business and it’s great to be able to work with them again in a totally different way for a great cause.”
The Switchfoot Signature Collection pendant will be available for limited release from May 5th to May 31st, 2010. The pendant will retail for $75 and will available for purchase exclusively through www.pennyroyalsilver.com and will be retired and unavailable after May 31st.
About Pennyroyal Silver: Pennyroyal’s Owner/Designer, Tim Foster, a music industry veteran-turned jewelry designer, created the Pennyroyal® Signature Collection to combine his passion for music and jewelry designs to benefit charities of all types. Artists who have contributed designs to the Signature Collection include Adam Lambert, Jack Black, Cobra Starship and Jewel, among others. To date, the Signature Collection has raised over $40,000 for various charities. For more information, please visit www.pennyroyalsilver.com
About MusiCares®: Established in 1989 by The Recording Academy®, MusiCares® provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares® also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community. For more information, please visit www.musicares.com.
Risen Magazine in San Diego did a sweet interview with Jon Foreman a couple months back. Their online edition of the mag can be read here. It can be found on pages 48-56.
"The Sound" jumped a whopping seven spots over the weekend, and is now at No. 41 on Alternative. Keep requesting!