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TWLOHA’s Annual Heavy & Light Event Returns to Orlando

Each year, Florida-based organization To Write Love On Her Arms hosts an evening of music, poetry, inspiration, and hope called Heavy & Light. The event will once again take place at the House of Blues in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday, April 1st. Performers this year include spoken word poets Tonya Ingram and Propaganda, Zach Williams of The Lone Bellow, The Rocket Summer, and Jon Foreman of Switchfoot. Tickets are still available for the event. If you would like to attend, you can buy tickets here. For over 10 years, TWLOHA has been helping people who struggle with addiction, suicide, and depression, as…

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Live Review & Photos: Switchfoot & Relient K at The Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 was a bitter cold night in Toronto. However the warmth inside The Phoenix Concert Theatre was exceptional as an affectionate sold out crowd filled the venue and played host to Switchfoot, who are currently touring for their (get ready to feel old) tenth studio album, Where The Light Shines Through. It may have been a while since the Californian alternative rockers have enjoyed mainstream success, but they’ve continued to be top dogs on the Christian rock scene and it was apparent in Toronto that they are…

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Switchfoot Announce Co-Headlining Tour With Relient K

New album Where The Light Shines Through (due July 8) is not the only surprise Switchfoot had for fans this year. Turns out a tour was in order: the group will be heading out on a co-headlining tour with Relient K this fall. No other bands have been announced for the North American tour yet, but there are plenty of details and dates over on Switchfoot’s website. Check out what the guys had to say about the news after the jump! You can purchase a concert ticket here (Switchfoot) and here (Relient…

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Switchfoot Releases ‘The Edge of the Earth’ EP

Last December, Switchfoot released a movie, Fading West, that was about their 2012 World Tour. Now they’ve released the songs from the film. Those unreleased songs can be found on an EP called The Edge of the Earth, which the band released yesterday. Back in February of this year, the band released their ninth album, also called Fading West. Currently Switchfoot is on a U.S. tour that runs through November 17. To listen to more of Switchfoot, you can purchase a CD here. And to check them out on their…

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Foo Fighters To Play At Life Is Beautiful Festival

The Foo Fighters will be playing in the Life is Beautiful Festival on October 26 in Las Vegas, NV. The band will be headlining Sunday’s show while Kanye West and Outkast will headline Friday and Saturday respectively. Alongside Foo Fighters, bands such as Panic! At the Disco, Arctic Monkeys, and Switchfoot will also be playing at the three-day festival. On November 10,  Foo Fighters are scheduled to release their eighth album Sonic Highways. Their last album, Wasting Light, came out in 2011. To listen to more Foo Fighters, you can purchase a…

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The Bands’ Bands: Weatherbox

bands’ band (bӕnds bӕnd) n 1. a musical group/person who is widely regarded amongst other musical groups/persons as worthy of adoration, despite said group/person’s lack of popularity and success within the music industry and/or amongst music consumers 2. talented beyond comprehension 3. tragically unlucky Please follow and like us:

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WATCH: Frontmen Of The Summer Set & Switchfoot Cover Bill Withers

Brian Dales, the frontman of The Summer Set, and Jon Foreman, the frontman of Switchfoot, recently teamed up to cover Bill Withers’ “Lean on Me” on the Heavy and Light Tour. You can check out a video of the cover below, after the jump. If you would like to hear more from these bands, you can purchase a CD of Switchfoot’s music here, and one of The Summer Set’s here. And if you’d like to see either of these bands live, you can purchase concert tickets for Switchfoot here and The…

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WATCH: Frontmen Of The Summer Set & Switchfoot Cover Lorde

Recently, Brian Dales, the frontman of The Summer Set, and Jon Foreman, the frontman of Switchfoot, teamed up to do a cover of Lorde’s song “Royals.” You can check out a video of the cover below, after the jump. Would you like to hear more from these guys? Well, you can purchase a CD of The Summer Set’s music here and one of Switchfoot’s here. And if you’d like to see either band live, you can buy concert tickets to see The Summer Set here and Switchfoot here. Please follow…

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Top 10 Alternative Christmas Songs

Alternative music is all about going against the grain.  An alternative band is not going to write your typical Christmas song; instead, it’s going to have that “it” factor that makes it intriguing, but typically unfriendly to radio airplay. And c’mon, let’s be real, that’s why people love Alt Rock so much.  So here are my top 10 picks for best alternative Christmas songs, and just what it is about them makes them so different when it comes to the holiday season. Please follow and like us:

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Switchfoot Announce ‘Fading West’ Accompanying Film/Tour

The alt rock band Switchfoot announced its ninth studio album today entitled Fading West coming to you via Atlantic Records, due out this October.  The album also will be accompanied by an 80-minute feature film that will be the opening act for the band’s so-called story-teller style 43-city tour which begins Sept. 20.  View the album/film trailer after the jump and find the full list of tour dates after the jump. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here.     Sept. 20 – St. Louis, MO Missouri Baptist University Sept….

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