Switchfoot Bro-Am set for July 11 in Encinitas


The 11th annual Switchfoot Bro-Am surf contest and concert, presented by iHeart Media San Diego and Hurley, will take place July 11 at Moonlight Beach in Encinitas.

Switchfoot, Needtobreathe, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors and Colony House will perform at the concert, which will run from noon to 5 p.m. This year, the surf contest/concert will be streamed, allowing viewers around the world to tune in and catch the Bro-Am action live.

Fans can also see Switchfoot live this summer on Needtobreathe’s Tour De Compadres, launching July 9 and featuring special guests Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors and Colony House.

Since its inception in 2005, the Bro-Am has raised more than $1 million for San Diego-based children’s charities. For the first time in Bro-Am history, an online auction will allow fans around the world to bid for unique items. For details on the online auction, which will run June 28 to July 11, visit

Look for more on the event in an upcoming story in this newspaper.