Blue October will be returning for their 6th Pointfest appearance, having previously played Pointfest 12, 18, 19, 24, and most recently Pointfest 32 in 2014.
Blue October is the Texas-based band known for its shimmering melodies and heart-string pulling lyrics, boasting a powerful line-up of players and one of the most emotionally charged and magnetic front men in music today. Blue October is Jeremy Furstenfeld (drums), Matt Noveskey (bass), Ryan Delahoussaye (violin and piano) and Justin Furstenfeld (guitar and vocals).
Blue October has charted TEN Top 40 Hot AC and Alternative singles over EIGHT albums with songs like "Into The Ocean," "Hate Me,” “Home,” "Calling You," "Dirt Room," "Say It," “The Chills,” "Bleed Out," “Fear,” and "I Want It" from albums such as 2009's Billboard Top 200 #13 debut 'Approaching Normal,'2011's Billboard #8 debut 'Any Man In America,' the Platinum-selling ‘Foiled’, Billboard's #13 debut 'Sway.
On April 22nd, 2016, Blue October released their 8th studio album, titled Home. This album was co-produced by Justin Furstenfeld and Tim Palmer and features mixes from Tim Palmer and Mark Needham. Home debuted #1 on the Alternative Album chart, #1 Rock Album chart, #1 Independent Album chart, #5 Current Album in the Top 200 reaching audiences around the world.
“Sway was about finding inner peace and learning to live in a healthy way,” says Furstenfeld. “This new album Home is about what we do with our time on earth, how we’re going to utilize that time in a positive way and make it the best we possibly can by bettering ourselves.”