Wednesday, April 7, 2010

New Email: Lollapalooza 2010, 'Sabotage' Switchfoot Style, and more!

Dear Amigos -

We are excited to announce that we will be performing at Lollapalooza 2010.
This 3 day festival takes place at Grant Park in Chicago, IL from August
6-8. Also joining the lineup are Green Day, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, The
Strokes, and more. For more information on the festival and the lineup,
click here

Thanks to all of you who helped get 'Mess Of Me' to #12 on the
Alternative Rock Chart. This is a tremendous accomplishment, and you all played a huge role in the song's success.Our next single is going to be "The Sound (John M. Perkins' Blues)", and the official release date at radio is April 26th. Here's what Jon
had to say about the song: "The Sound (John Perkin's Blues) is a very important song
for us as a band. I see so much hatred and fear around me, I see so many people living
out their pain. I hear it on the radio. I see it in the headlines. John Perkin's story needs to be heard. This song was inspired by a man who sang a louder song than hatred. In a world where we are defined by our differences, Mr. Perkin's life of service and
compassion is a tangible demonstration of what it means to live a life of love. Love is the loudest song we could sing. Louder than racism. Louder than fear. Louder than
hatred. John Perkin's said it right, love is the final fight. We're excited to hear this song on the radio, louder than pain." Let's do this!

In the UK, 'Mess of Me' has been added to the Kerrang Radio playlist,
and is the Kerrang single of the week.
UK fans - get online and request 'Mess of Me' now at

Tickets are onsale now for our big hometown show at the San Diego County Fair at
the Del Mar Fairgrounds on June 24th. If you are a member of our FRIENDS OF THE
FOOT, you had exclusive access to the presale for this show. Here is the link to buy
reserve seat tickets - the show is FREE with purchase of admission to the fair.

If you haven't seen this video, you need to. The guys have been playing the
Beastie Boys' classic 'Sabotage' at select shows, and our trusty pal Andy
filmed one of the performances. The video is currently trending as one
of the most discussed videos on all of youtube. Check it out now -

We are playing at some great festivals this summer all across the US
of A. Make sure to check out the tour dates at for a
complete list and ticket info.

Switchfoot is touring the WORLD right now. Be sure to check the dates below and see if we are coming to a city near you!
Apr 11 - Tucson, AZ / KFMADAY Festival
Apr 21 - Brisbane, AUS/ Hi-Fi
Apr 22 - Melbourne, AUS / Billboard Melbourne
Apr 23 - Sydney, AUS / Forum
Apr 27 - Tokyo, JP / Duo
May 1 - Dallas, TX / Edgefest
May 2 - Buzzfest XXIV / Spring, TX
May 8 - Sacramento, CA / Journey's Backyard BBQ
May 22 - DC101 Chili Cook-Off / Washington, DC
May 29 - Leicestershire, UK / Stanford Hall
May 30 - West Sussex, UK / Wiston House
May 31 - West Sussex, UK / Wiston House
June 1 - London / United Kingdom
June 2 - Koln / Germany
June 3 - Berlin / Germany
June 5 - Trnava / Slovakia
June 6 - Frauenfeld / Switzerland
June 8 - Hamburg / Germany
June 9 - Silkeborg / Denmark
June 10 - Amsterdam / Holland
June 11 - Ballymena / Ireland
June 12 - Edinburgh / Scotland
June 17 - Wilmore, KY / Ichthus
June 18 - Brainerd, MN / WOW Festival
June 20 - Williamsburgh, VA / Busch Gardens
June 24 - San Diego, CA / Del Mar Fair
June 29 - Marietta, IL / Cornerstone
June 30 - Shirleysburg, PA / Creation East
July 3 - Vaughn, ON, CAN / Canada's Wonderland
July 21 - Enumclaw, WA / Enumclaw Expo Center
Aug 4 - Gilford, NH / Gunstock Mountain Resort
Aug 6-8 - Chicago, IL / Lollapalooza

Visit for more info including how to get tickets!

This is the sound, and thanks for listening.
- jon, tim, chad, drew, jerome

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