Oh! Gravity. Tour
|Tour by Switchfoot|
|Associated album||Oh! Gravity.|
|Start date||October 17, 2006|
|End date||September 10, 2007|
|No. of shows||88 in North America
11 in Europe
6 in Australasia
1 in Asia
|Switchfoot concert chronology|
The Oh! Gravity. Tour is a 2007 concert tour by the alternative rock band Switchfoot, held in order to promote their sixth studio album, Oh! Gravity. The tour began in Utrecht, Netherlands on January 31 and ended in Saint Joseph, Missouri on April 17. During the 77-day tour, the band performed in nineteen states, six provinces in Canada, and three countries in Europe, plus several shows in the United Kingdom. The tour was depicted in one live concert film, Live at the Ventura Theatre, which was shot during the North American leg of the tour.
For the North American leg of the tour, Switchfoot brought pop/rock band Copeland as the opening act. They usually played a 45-minute to 1 hour long set, before Switchfoot took the stage to play a 2-hour long set.
Switchfoot's hit song Stars from their Nothing Is Sound album was the staple opener for the vast majority of the shows. The Oh! Gravity. Tour also marked the first time the band played the songs "Faust, Midas, and Myself" and "4:12", both from the album "Oh! Gravity.", live. Usually, Switchfoot ended their set, as in past tours, with an encore, playing their smash hit single "Dare You to Move". The band kept a diary called the "Daily Foot" on their website to document each show of the tour. The entries included each show's set list.
Switchfoot is known for their efforts to keep in touch with their fans and bring them alongside the process of writing, recording, releasing and playing an album. In the Oh! Gravity. Tour, the band took this a step further by allowing fans to vote on the set list. They also allowed people to vote for non-Switchfoot songs, promising to "learn it if we can (Jon)" and play them in their live shows.
Live show bootlegs
On February 9, 2006, Tim Foreman talked about the possibility of releasing CDs of every show Switchfoot does during the Oh! Gravity. Tour.
"Another thing that we've never done before: sell bootlegs of a few songs from the show at the end of the night. See for a lot of us, the end of the night comes too soon. This way, you could actually be listening to the show in your car on the way home from the gig! So we're still trying to figure this one out logistically, but where there's a will there's a way."
Switchfoot began selling these "live" CDs at the House of Blues on February 13. Each night they made 100 CDs available, but the songs have been circulated through the world wide web with greater distribution, thanks to the band-approved website, switchfootbootlegs.com.
|October 17, 2006||Bakersfield||United States||Fox Theater|
|October 18, 2006||West Hollywood||Roxy Theatre|
|October 19, 2006||Sacramento||Crest Theatre|
|October 20, 2006||Portland||Crystal Ballroom|
|October 21, 2006||Boise||Big Easy Concert House|
|October 23, 2006||Denver||Ogden Theatre|
|October 25, 2006||Chicago||Smart Bar|
|October 26, 2005||Minneapolis||Trocaderos|
|October 27, 2006||Milwaukee||Rave Hall|
|October 28, 2006||St. Louis||Pageant Concert NightClub|
|October 30, 2006||Columbus||Newport Music Hall|
|November 1, 2006||Holland||DeVos Fieldhouse|
|November 2, 2006||Detroit||Saint Andrew's Hall|
|November 3, 2006||Cleveland||Agora Theatre and Ballroom|
|November 4, 2006||Lancaster||The Chameleon Club|
|November 5, 2006||Scranton||Tink's Entertainment Complex|
|November 7, 2006||Norfolk||Norva Theatre|
|November 8, 2006||New York City||Irving Plaza|
|November 10, 2006||Charlotte||Tremont Music Hall|
|November 11, 2006||Jacksonville Beach||Freebird Live|
|November 12, 2006||Fort Lauderdale||Revolution Live|
|November 13, 2006||Lake Buena Vista||House of Blues|
|November 14, 2006||Atlanta||Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre|
|November 16, 2006||Nashville||War Memorial Auditorium|
|November 17, 2006||Little Rock||The Village|
|November 18, 2006||Tulsa||Cain's Ballroom|
|November 20, 2006||Albuquerque||Sunshine Theater|
|November 21, 2006||Tempe||Marquee Theatre|
|November 22, 2006||Las Vegas Valley||House of Blues|
|January 31, 2007||Utrecht||Netherlands||Tivoli De Helling|
|February 1, 2007||Hamburg||Germany||Gruenspan|
|February 2, 2007||Silkeborg||Denmark||Silkeborg Musikhus|
|February 3, 2007||Minden||Germany||Zum Landauer|
|February 4, 2007||Frankfurt||Batschkapp|
|February 5, 2007||London||England||Shepherd's Bush Empire|
|February 6, 2007|
|February 7, 2007||Swansea||Wales||Brangwyn Hall|
|February 8, 2007||Perth||Scotland||Perth Concert Hall|
|February 9, 2007||Bradford||England||Abundant Life Centre|
|February 10, 2007||Derby||Riverside Centre|
|February 13, 2007||Anaheim||United States||House of Blues|
|February 14, 2007||San Francisco||Slim's|
|February 15, 2007||Medford||Main 1 Arts Center|
|February 16, 2007||Eugene||McDonald Theatre|
|February 17, 2007||Spokane||Big Easy Concert House|
|February 18, 2007||Seattle||Fenix Underground|
|February 19, 2007||Vancouver||Canada||Croatian Cultural Centre|
|February 21, 2007||Calgary||MacEwan Hall Ballroom|
|February 22, 2007||Edmonton||Edmonton Event Centre|
|February 23, 2007||Saskatoon||Prairieland Park|
|February 24, 2007||Winnipeg||Garrick Centre|
|February 26, 2007||Thunder Bay||Thunder Bay Community Auditorium|
|February 28, 2007||Toronto||Kool Haus|
|March 1, 2007||London||Cowboys Ranch|
|March 2, 2007||Ottawa||Capitol Music Hall|
|March 3, 2007||Montreal||Le National|
|March 6, 2007||Burlington||United States||Higher Ground|
|March 7, 2007||Worcester||Worcester Palladium|
|March 8, 2007||Providence||Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel|
|March 9, 2007||Hartford||Webster Theater|
|March 10, 2007||Philadelphia||Theatre of Living Arts|
|March 11, 2007||Baltimore||Rams Head Live!|
|March 13, 2007||Clifton Park||Northern Lights|
|March 14, 2007||Buffalo||Town Ballroom|
|March 15, 2007||Millvale||Mr. Smalls Theatre|
|March 16, 2007||Forest Park||The Underground|
|March 17, 2007||Charleston||Music Farm|
|March 18, 2007||Asheville||The Orange Peel|
|March 19, 2007||Columbia||Headliners Live|
|March 22, 2007||New Orleans||House of Blues|
|March 23, 2007||Houston||Warehouse Live|
|March 24, 2007||Austin||La Zona Rosa|
|March 25, 2007||Dallas||Gypsy Tea Room|
|March 26, 2007||Oklahoma City||Diamond Ballroom|
|March 28, 2007||Tucson||Rialto Theatre|
|March 29, 2007||Ventura||Ventura Theatre|
|March 30, 2007||Avalon||Avalon Theatre|
|March 31, 2007||San Diego||Soma San Diego|
|April 13, 2007||Buies Creek||Pope Convocation Center|
|April 14, 2007||Knoxville||Bijou Theatre|
|April 16, 2007||Springfield||Abou Ben Adhem Shrine Mosque|
|April 17, 2007||Saint Joseph||St. Joseph Civic Arena|
|April 18, 2007[A]||Omaha||Sokol Auditorium|
|April 20, 2007[B]||Waco||Fountain Mall|
|April 21, 2007[C]||Arlington||Maverick Stadium|
|June 11, 2007[D]||Los Angeles||Gibson Amphitheatre|
|June 16, 2007[E]||Wilmore||Ichthus Farm|
|June 22, 2007[F]||Mineral City||Atwood Lake Park|
|June 27, 2007[G]||Mount Union||Agape Farm|
|June 29, 2007[H]||Bushnell||Cornerstone Farm|
|July 3, 2007[I]||Del Mar||Harrah's Grandstand Stage|
|July 14, 2007[J]||Willmar||Willmar High School Grounds|
|July 26, 2007[G]||George||Gorge Amphitheatre|
|August 4, 2007[K]||Monterey||Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca|
|August 11, 2007[L]||West Allis||Miller Lite Main Stage|
|August 17, 2007[M]||Sedalia||Pepsi Grandstand|
|August 18, 2007[N]||Des Moines||Iowa State Fair Grandstand|
|August 24, 2007[O]||Louisville||Cardinal Stadium|
|August 25, 2007[P]||Valdosta||All-Star Amphitheatre|
|August 31, 2007||Perth||Australia||Challenge Stadium|
|September 1, 2007[Q]||Sydney||Sydney Showground|
|September 5, 2007||Auckland||New Zealand||TelstraClear Pacific Events Centre|
|September 6, 2007||Melbourne||Australia||Festival Hall|
|September 7, 2007||Adelaide||Paradise Auditorium|
|September 8, 2007||Brisbane||Brisbane Entertainment Centre|
|September 10, 2007||Pasay||Philippines||Cuneta Astrodome|
- Festivals and other miscellaneous performances
- A Concert for the Cause: Benefit for the Omaha Children's Hospital
- B 8th Annual Island Party 
- C Springfest
- D Rock the Boat Concert
- E Ichthus Music Festival
- F Alive Festival
- G Creation Festival
- H Cornerstone Festival
- I San Diego County Fair
- J Sonshine Festival
- K Spirit West Coast
- L Wisconsin State Fair
- M Missouri State Fair
- N Iowa State Fair
- O Kentucky State Fair
- P Wild Adventures 2007 Concert Series
- Q Big Exo Day
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