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SWITCHFOOT & Food For The Hungry - 365

SWITCHFOOT & Food For The Hungry - 365
 HELP US CHANGE THE LIVES OF 365 CHILDREN ACROSS THE GLOBE Greetings from The Fantastic Traveling Music Show!Thank you for making these shows so incredible! Night after night, we’ve been blown away by this crazy voyage. The show is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before, and we hope you enjoy it. In many ways, this tour is our way to say "thanks" for the past 20 years, the past 11 albums. If you’re coming to the show, make sure you help us pick out the set list. We've got these cards on stage before the show for requests, with the...

Watch: This Summer Was EPIC

Watch: This Summer Was EPIC
  We know it’s not Thanksgiving yet, but we’re gonna need a moment to stop and give thanks. This summer was just too much!Green Room Festival in Japan was a blastThe BRO-AM was our favorite one yetSUMMERFEST is always a good ideaEurope with Bon Jovi was all timeMexico City last night was one of our favorite shows (ever!)And then tomorrow we get to come home to play KAABOO - one of our favorite festivals that happens to be in our own backyard… Truly, this really has been one for the books. Sending love and respect to everyone who’s come out...

No Man's Land

No Man's Land
I awoke this morning with a heavy heart. More violence. More anger. More reasons to mourn. To the families mourning their loved ones today, I mourn with you. I weep with you. To the mothers and fathers of the victims, their sisters and husbands, their daughters and sons, I stand with you. I stand in solidarity with the oppressed. With the scared. With the scarred. I denounce white nationalism. I denounce the actions of the gunmen who have lived out their belief that violence was the best way forward.Let us pause to consider the lives that were lost. The potential...

The Day I Joined the Bangladeshi Band

The Day I Joined the Bangladeshi Band
  We were three hours outside of Dhaka in the Hindu village of Baliya. All day long smiles and hand-gestures had been our best means of communication. Our guides and translators had taught us a few key phrases: “hello”, “thank you”, “Bangladesh is beautiful.” And truly, Bangladesh was beautiful. And a long, long way from home. We had just played two festivals in Eastern India, and had decided to fly over and see what our friends were up to in that region. They work for an organization called Food For The Hungry empowering poor communities with education, micro-finance, clean water,...