SOURCE: Atlantic Records

November 05, 2009 14:30 ET

Multi-Platinum Rock Band Switchfoot Will Play a Live Concert for Fans on Ustream

Band Will Perform Two Songs From Brand-New Album "Hello Hurricane"

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - November 5, 2009) - Ustream is continuing its leadership in live interactive music events and will be powering a live performance with Switchfoot on Monday, November 9th at 6:15pm Pacific/9:15pm Eastern. The rock band is celebrating the November 10th release of their new album "Hello Hurricane" with a live set on Ustream at www.ustream.tv/switchfoot and on the band's Facebook page through Ustream on Facebook. Switchfoot will play two songs from the new album: first single "Mess of Me," which is already climbing the charts at rock radio, and "The Sound," which is currently featured in the national advertising campaign for the BlackBerry Storm. Switchfoot has been utilizing Ustream's technology to connect with fans via webcasts since September, and November 9th marks their third live broadcast and first performance using the service. Fans will be able to utilize Ustream's new social stream and interact live through status updates on Facebook, Twitter, AIM, and MySpace.

About Switchfoot

Multi-platinum rock band Switchfoot's seventh full-length studio album "Hello Hurricane," produced by Mike Elizondo (Rilo Kiley, Eminem, Pink,) arrives November 10th on Atlantic Records. The band will celebrate the release with a November 12th appearance on the outside stage at "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and a headlining tour which kicks off November 8th at a sold-out show in San Diego, CA. The tour sees the band traveling across the country through December. They will treat audiences to a live version of the new album in its entirety, followed by fan favorites from their previous records. The band will be collecting donations for local food banks along the tour route, so fans are encouraged to bring non-perishable items to the shows. For tour dates please visit: http://www.switchfoot.com/switchfoot/c/tourdates.

Switchfoot is in the new issue of Rolling Stone magazine and was recently featured on the cover of Relevant Magazine. Multi-talented frontman, Jon Foreman, has penned inspirational articles for The Huffington Post and Alternative Press.

About Ustream

Ustream is the live interactive video broadcast platform that enables anyone with a camera and an Internet connection to quickly and easily broadcast to a global audience of unlimited size. In less than two minutes, anyone can become a broadcaster by creating their own channel on Ustream or by broadcasting through their own site, empowering them to engage with their audience and further build their brand. Visit Ustream.com to start a broadcast now or learn more about broadcasting. Ustream's Shiba Inu Puppy Cam, seen by more than 10 million viewers worldwide, was listed as one of 2008's top 10 Web videos (Source: AP). Ustream powered more than 3.8 million streams during the 2009 Presidential Inauguration.

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