Switchfoot coming to Norwich as part of UK tour
California rockers Switchfoot are back on UK ground for some headline shows that are not to missed, including a gig in Norwich on November 2.
The event at the LCR at UEA on Thursday 2nd November is the final date of Switchfoot’s UK tour, which goes to Glasgow, Dublin, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Belfast and London.
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). 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.
The tour is brought to Norfolk by promoter black and White Live and it is planned that more world class bands and worship leaders will be brought to Norwich
Ages 14+ can enter the venue.