Southern California Alt-Rock Band Switchfoot Plays Free Show at Santa Monica Pier Saturday, September 10

Proceeds Collected on Behalf of the Salvation Army Will Benefit Hurricane Katrina Victims


  EVENT:      Switchfoot kicks off new album Nothing is Sound (Columbia
              Records) with a free show, this Saturday at the Santa Monica

              Lowercase People, Switchfoot's non-profit organization, will
              be at the event collecting donations on behalf of The
              Salvation Army will support the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

  DATE/TIME:  Saturday, September 10, 5:00 PM

  LOCATION:   Santa Monica Pier
              At the corner of Colorado Avenue & Ocean Avenue
              Two Blocks South of Santa Monica Blvd.

  DETAILS:    The San Diego alt-rock band will release Nothing Is Sound
              Sept. 13, the follow-up to their multi-platinum album The
              Beautiful Letdown, which delivered two Top 5 hit singles:
              "Meant To Live" and "Dare You To Move" and sold over 2.6
              million copies.

              Switchfoot founded Lowercase People in 2005. The
              organization's mission is to create a community where thinking
              and dreaming is encouraged and where artistry is advanced by
              focusing on: literature (music), visual arts and humanitarian

  ADD'L INFO: Switchfoot launches Fall U.S. Tour October 17 in Ventura,
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SOURCE: Columbia Records

CONTACT: Angelica Cob Baehler, +1-310-449-2508,, or Tom Muzquiz, +1-310-449-2503,, or Sandee Gardner, +1-310-449-2902,, or Jules DiCesaris, +1-310-449-2904,, all for Columbia Records

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