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The Return of the Switchfoot Bro-Am



    Saturday, June 26, North County surfers and multi-platinum rock act Switchfoot returns to Moonlight Beach, in Encinitas, for the sixth annual Switchfoot Bro-Am surf contest and concert. 

    A free event, the Bro-Am benefits a local children's charity, StandUp For Kids, with funds raised at a pre-event auction at a private La Jolla Farms home. Additionally, an after-party at the Belly Up Tavern featuring Silent Comedy and the Howls -- both played at SoundDiego LIVE events -- will benefit the organization as well.

    The Bro-Am's surf contest, featuring pro surfers, musicians and members of the community, requires that contestants ride "switchfoot" -- changing one's favored foot positions on the board -- during the competition. Providing the soundtrack for the event will be a beach concert with a formidable lineup that includes Jon Foreman (of Switchfoot), Chris Shiflett (of the Foo Fighters) and the Grammy-award winning YouTube sensations OK Go.

    Switchfoot Bro Am 2010

    Moonlight Beach, Encinitas, CA.

    Saturday, June 26
    Surf contest : 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Beach concert: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Performances by Timmy Curran, Dynamite Walls, Jon Foreman and Friends, OK Go, Chris Shiflett and the Dead Peasants, the Almost, Kate Voegele and Young the Giant.

    Switchfoot Bro Am After-Party

    Belly Up Tavern

    Silent Comedy and The Howls,
    Saturday, June 26.  Tickets: