With the inability to tour the past year, NEEDTOBREATHE decided to go to a cabin and write a new album titled Into the Mystery. This fall, they will be heading out to promote this album on a fall tour with Switchfoot and The New Respects.
Jon Foreman has released the first three songs from his upcoming solo album Departures. The songs are "Education," "Red and Gold," and "Jesus, I Have My Doubts," and the full album will be following on February 12.
Switchfoot let the news slip at their most recent livestream concert that a new album is well underway.
With the prospect of no in-person music opportunities continuing, bands have started to push more livestream opportunities. Switchfoot just finished their first official livestream concert with their annual Bro-Am. At that streamed event, they also announced a new livestream opportunity for fans.
Switchfoot gave fans a treat when they announced they were going to be releasing an EP strictly of Covers. The full EP released on June 19.
Switchfoot has hosted their annual BRO-AM event for the past 16 years. This year, the charity surf concert is going to look a little different. Instead of being hosted in person on the beaches of San Diego, it will be presented in the form of a livestream event on June 27th at 8 PM Eastern/ 5 PM Pacific.
Switchfoot is continuing to find creative ways to create community during the coronavirus shut down. Their most recent two initiatives are the Melody League Sessions and Good News Everyone.
Switchfoot has released a set of four different bootleg collections to their web store to raise funds for coronavirus relief. For this week, 20% of all profits from the collection (as well as everything else in the band's store) will be donated.
TWLOHA is celebrating 14 years as an organization bringing hope, education, and encouragement to people dealing with depression, self-injury, addiction, and suicide.
Switchfoot's Jon Foreman has announced that he plans to share an acoustic song every day this week. The first one, a performance of "Vice Verses," is posted to the band's Facebook now.