NEWS: GREAT LAKE SWIMMERS UNVEIL NEW VIDEO FOR TITLE TRACK & BRING "NEW WILD EVERYWHERE" ON TOUR

Band Celebrates Career High SoundScan Debut, With “New Wild Everywhere” Landing At #33 On The Top Albums Chart

This week, Toronto’s Great Lake Swimmers celebrated the debut of their fifth studio album, New Wild Everywhere, by premiering a brand new video for the album’s title track with The Globe And Mail (http://bit.ly/HYwOwF). Set on Toronto Island, it is directed by Adam Makarenko, who hand crafted a miniature city of Toronto and used CGI technology to add impressive visual effects that showed the city being brought to life and reclaimed by nature.

The band is also celebrating a career high SoundScan debut this week, landing at #33 on the Top Albums Overall Chart, #11 on the Alternative Albums Chart and #17 on the Digital Overall Albums Chart.


Great Lake Swimmers have performed at CBC Toronto’s Glenn Gould Studio and in front of the Beluga Whales at The Vancouver Aquarium in the weeks leading up to the release of New Wild Everywhere. Tonight they kick off the European leg of their major tour in London before heading back to North America on May 1 for their first U.S. date in Chicago (with Cold Specks).  Full tour dates are below.

Great Lake Swimmers Tour Dates (Canadian Dates are in BOLD):

Tues, April 10                          Middleburg, NL @ De Spot
Thur, April 12                          London, UK @ Cargo
Fri, April 13                             Birmingham, UK @ HMV Institute
Sat, April 14                            Manchester, UK @ The Deaf Insitute
Sun, April 15                           Brighton, UK @ Green Door Store
Mon, April 16                          Brussels, BE @ Botanique
Tues, April 17                          Diksmuide, BE @ 4AD
Wed, April 18                          Ottersum, NL @ Roepaen
Thur, April 19                          Groningen, NL @ Vera
Fri, April 20                             Berlin, DE @ HBC
Sat, April 21                            Hamburg, DE @ Prinzenbar
Mon, April 23                          Basel, CH @ Sud
Wed, April 25                          Brest, FR @ Le Vauban
Thur, April 26                          Paris, FR @ Petit Bain
Fri, April 27                             Turnhout, BE @ Warande

All Europe tour dates with BARZIN supporting

Tue, May 1                              Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
Wed, May 2                             Madison, WI @ High Noon Saloon
Thur, May 3                             Minneapolis, MI @ Cedar Cultural Center
Fri, May 4                               Winnipeg, MB @ West End Cultural Centre
Sun, May 6                              Edmonton, AB @ McDougall United Church
Mon, May 7                            Calgary, AB @ Central United Church
Tue, May 8                               Lethbridge, AB @ The Southminster United Church
Wed May 9                               Nelson, BC @ The Royal at Baker
 Fri, May 11                             Vancouver, BC @ The Commodore Ballroom
Sat, May 12                            Victoria, BC @ Alix Goolden Hall
Sun, May 13                            Seattle, WA @ The Tractor Tavern
Mon, May 14                           Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
Wed, May 16                           San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
Fri, May 18                              Los Angeles, CA @ The Troubadour
Sat, May 19                             Phoenix, AZ @ The Compound Grill
Sun, May 20                            Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
Tue, May 22                            Dallas, TX @ Prophet Bar
Wed, May 23                           Austin, TX @ Stubb’s
Thur, May 24                           New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
Fri, May 25                              Atlanta, GA @ The Variety Playhouse
Sat, May 26                             Asheville, NC @ Grey Eagle Tavern & Music Hall
Sun, May 27                            Washington, DC @ The Rock ‘N Roll Hotel
Mon, May 28                           Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
Wed, May 30                           New York, NY @  The Bowery Ballroom
Thur, May 31                           Boston, MA @ The Middle East
Sat, June 2                              Toronto, ON @ The Music Hall (formerly Danforth Music Hall)

All North American tour dates with Cold Specks supporting

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