Great Lake Swimmers get Lost on Spring tour

February 24, 2009  |  2:41pm
Toronto's Great Lake Swimmers will release their fourth album, Lost Channels, on March 31 via Nettwerk. The band has lined up some Spring dates in support.

For the folk band's new record, frontman Tony Dekker chose to record in rural areas including old churches, community halls and abandoned grain silos. You can listen to two of the tracks from the new album, "Pulling On A Line" and "She Comes To Me In Dreams," on the band's MySpace page.

Track listing:

1. Palmistry
2. Everything Is Moving So Fast
3. Pulling On A Line
4. Concrete Heart
5. She Comes To Me In Dreams
6. The Chorus In The Underground
7. Singer Castle Bells
8. Stealing Tomorrow
9. Still
10. New Light
11. River's Edge
12. Unison Falling Into Harmony

Starting March 31, Dekker and Co. will embark on a tour of the United States in support of the album with special guest Kate Maki. After a quick stop in Toronto, dates in Europe follow.

March
31 -
Seattle, Wash. @ The Tractor Tavern

April
1 -
Portland, Ore. @ Doug Fir
3 - San Francisco, Calif. @ The Bottom of the Hill
4 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Spaceland
5 - Tucson, Ariz. @ Plush
7 - Austin, Texas @ Stubbs Bar-B-Q
8 - Denton, Texas @ Hailey's
10 - Atlanta, Ga. @ The Earl
11 - Asheville, N.C. @ Grey Eagle
13 - Charlottesville, Va. @ Gravity Lounge

14 - Washington, D.C. @ Black Cat
15 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ Johnny Brenda's
16 - Northampton, Mass. @ Iron Horse Music Hall
17 - New York, N.Y. @ The Bowery Ballroom
18 - Cambridge, Mass. @ The Brattle Theater
20 - Newport, Ky. @ The Southgate House
21 - Chicago, Ill. @ Schubas
22 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ 7th Street Entry
23 - Madison, Wis. @ High Noon Saloon
25 - Toronto, Ontario @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
30 - Groningen @ Vera

May
1 - Gent @ Vooruit
2 - Utrecht @ db's
4 - Amsterdam @ Paradiso
5 - Hamburg @ Knust
10 - Berlin @ Festsaal Kreuzberg
11 - Leipzig @ UT Connewitz
12 - Dresden @ Beatpol
13 - Fulda @ Kreuz
14 - Schorndorf @ Manufaktur
15 - Ottersum @ Cultureel Podium Roepaen
16 - Brussels @ Les Nuits de Botanique
18 - Bristol @ St. Bonaventures
19 - Manchester @ Dulcimer
20 - Newcastle @ The Cluny
21 - Glasgow @ ABC2
22 - Birmingham @ Glee Club
24 - Tourcoing @ Le Grand Mix
26 - Paris @ L'International
27 - Niort @ CAMJI

Related links:
YouTube: Great Lake Swimmers - "Backstage With The Modern Dancers"
News: Great Lake Swimmers offer free EP, kindness
Kate Maki on MySpace

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