Switchfoot set to begin tour and premiere film at MBU
The Grammy Award-winning band Switchfoot is set to launch their Fading West tour at Missouri Baptist University on Friday, Sept. 20. The night with Switchfoot will include the premiere of their 70 minute film, “Fading West” and a performance from the band.
The evening with Switchfoot will be held in the Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Fine Arts Center on MBU’s West County campus. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and the film premiere will begin at 7:30 p.m. followed by an intimate concert.
Tickets are currently available at ticketweb.com, and a limited number of discounted tickets will be available Aug.1 at the MBU Box Office.
The film brings the viewer on the band’s journey during Switchfoot’s 2012 five-continent world tour. From the stage to the waves, the film captures the band’s experiences during live performances, inspirational tour stops and through heartbreaking struggles.
The celebrated Alternative band produced the 2003 double-platinum album, “The Beautiful Letdown”, the 2009 Grammy Award-winning album “Hello Hurricane” and a host of radio hits throughout the band’s 17 years.