Tag Archives: Jon Foreman

Ichthus: songs you know by heart

Before Thursday night’s concerts, we talked to members of Switchfoot and Relient K – audio from those chats will be coming soon – and both groups talked about how gratifying it is to hear a crowd sing their songs back … Continue reading

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Ichthus: A chat with Switchfoot’s Jon Foreman

It’s a danger sign for any band: The charismatic frontman goes off to make a solo record. So, while enjoying a quartet of solo EPs from Jon Foreman and his Fiction Family side project with Nickel Creek’s Sean Watkins, Switchfoot … Continue reading

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Review: Switchfoot – Hello Hurricane

After two side projects by frontman Jon Foreman, it was easy to start wondering if Switchfoot was still a priority for the singer-songwriter and his fellow band members. The group delivers the answer to that question Tuesday, and it is … Continue reading

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rctalk: Third Day’s ‘Live Revelations’

There is probably more video footage of Third Day out on the market than any other band in Christian rock. The guys popped out one of the first really noteworthy Christian concert DVDs back in 2001 with Third Day Live: … Continue reading

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rctalk: Fiction Family review; next Fray album

Review: Fiction Family, Fiction Family When you’re listening to new music and names like Lennon and McCartney, Difford and Tilbrook, and Neil Finn start rushing to mind, you know you have something good in your earbuds. When you mix that … Continue reading

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Looking forward to 2009 arts and entertainment

For the day-after-New Year’s Weekender, Scott the editor asked me and the other Herald-Leader critics to weigh in on what we are looking forward to in 2009. Here’s my list of local arts events. Violin virtuosos: Early in the year, … Continue reading

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Best Christian rock albums of 2008

A few decades ago, Christian rock pioneer Steve Taylor penned a line that is exceedingly appropriate to faith-based pop: “If your music’s saying nothing, save it for the dentist’s chair.” It is the last weekend of the year, and we … Continue reading

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