Multi-platinum selling rockers SwitchfootÂ invite fans to share their favorite Star Wars moments and memories in honor of “May The Fourth,” also known as Star Wars Day! The band posted a new video “Imperial March”, as each member dressed up as their favorite character from the film. Star Wars characters included,Â Luke Skywalker, Â Princess Leia, Â ObiWan, Â Han Solo, and Jerome TheÂ Emperor.
Switchfoot also announced they will be touring this Summer with Lifehouse first the first time ever on theÂ “Looking For Summer” tour. The tour will kick off on July 23rd in Denver, Co and will make its final stop in San Francisco, Ca on September 10th. Visit http://lookingforsummertour.com/Â for additional information about the tour and upcoming tour dates and locations.
Switchfoot was formed in San Diego in 1966, and since their start, they’ve soldÂ 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. The band’s latest albumÂ Where The Light Shines Through, (out now) is their tenth album since 2014’s Fading West.Â
Aside from their music career, Switchfoot has been active in a variety ofÂ philanthropic efforts, raising over a million dollars to aid kids in their community through the band’s own Bro-Am Foundation.Â They’ve also supported such worthy organizations such as CURE International, DATA, the ONE Campaign, Habitat for Humanity, Invisible Children, and To Write Love on Her Arms.