Switchfoot to Perform at Baylor on Oct. 28

Courtesy photo from http://www.switchfoot.com.
Sept. 27, 2013

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WACO, Texas (Sept. 27, 2013) - The million-selling San Diego-based band Switchfoot will make a stop at Baylor University on its Fading West Tour at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at Waco Hall.

The tour will promote the band's ninth studio album Fading West to be released in January 2014.

Switchfoot also will launch a documentary, which will serve as their opening act on the tour. It follows the band as they visit their favorite surf spots on their 2012 tour.

Student tickets are $15, pre-sale public tickets $20 and tickets at the door are $25. Tickets are $12 per ticket for groups of 10 or more.

Tickets can be purchased at the ticket office on the first floor of the Bill Daniel Student Center or online here. Three concerts on Switchfoot's current tour are already sold out so tickets for the Baylor stop may go fast. For tickets inquiries, contact the ticket office at 254-710-3210 or bdsctickets@baylor.edu.


Formed in 1996 in San Diego, Switchfoot includes five members: Jon Foreman (lead vocals, guitar), Tim Forman (bass guitar, backup vocals), Chad Butler (drums), Jerome Fontamillas (guitar, keyboard, backup vocals) and Drew Shirley (guitar, backup vocals). The group first gained recognition in Christian music before stepping out into mainstream rock when their song, "Dare You to Move," was featured in A Walk to Remember. They won a Grammy award in 2011 for Best Rock Gospel album for Hello Hurricane. They continue to make music as they prepare to launch their ninth studio album in 2014.

Check out the Tour Trailer here.


Baylor University is a private Christian University and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having "high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating University in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 11 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.

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