Switchfoot coming to SWU

01.27.14 | Community, Special Events

    On Feb. 23, Southern Wesleyan University will host Switchfoot in concert, with Kopecky Family Band as special guests.

    The Grammy Award-winning band is in their seventeenth year, with a string of alternative radio singles and eight studio albums to their credit. One of those albums, “The Beautiful Letdown” went double platinum. The Southern California-based band has performed sold-out world tours and made frequent national TV appearances.

    They also have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to aid homeless kids through their own Bro-Am Foundation.

    Ticket prices include: $40 artist circle, $25 general admission and $20 group tickets. General admission tickets for students are $20. Tickets can be ordered online at or by contacting Ed Welch at Southern Wesleyan University, (864) 644-5328.

    The concert will take place at Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center, located at Wesleyan Drive on the university’s Central campus. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert starts at 8 p.m.