album review: great lake swimmers
    • TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2009

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    For years now, Great Lake Swimmers have been writing beautifully melodic and poetic folk ballads up in their northern home of Ontario, Canada. While they have a couple of songs that may be classified as rock, rarely does their music rise beyond an aroused hush. Consistency has always been one of the band's strong suits. Since the band's inception they haven't had a misstep; each album being as good if not better than the last. This holds true for their latest album, Lost Channels (Nettwerk), on which the band takes listeners on a relaxing boat ride through the Thousand Islands region of Canada. ..Keep Reading.. -Greg Lozoff

    Great Lake Swimmers on Tour
    31 Mar - The Tractor Tavern - Seattle, Washington
    1 Apr - Doug Fir - Portland, Oregon
    3 Apr - The Bottom Of The Hill - San Francisco, California
    4 Apr - Spaceland - Los Angeles, California
    5 Apr - Plush - Tucson, Arizona
    7 Apr - Stubb's Bar-B-Q - Austin, Texas
    8 Apr - Hailey's - Denton, Texas
    10 Apr - The Earl - Atlanta, Georgia
    11 Apr - The Grey Eagle - Asheville, North Carolina
    13 Apr - Gravity Lounge - Charlottesville, Virginia
    14 Apr - Black Cat (Backstage) - Washington, Washington DC
    15 Apr - Johnny Brenda's - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    16 Apr - The Iron Horse Music Hall - Northampton, Massachusetts
    17 Apr - The Bowery Ballroom - New York, New York
    18 Apr - The Brattle Theater - Cambridge, Massachusetts
    20 Apr - The Southgate House Newport, Kentucky
    21 Apr - Schuba's - Chicago, Illinois
    22 Apr - 7th Street Entry - Minneapolis, Minnesota
    23 Apr - High Noon Saloon - Madison, Wisconsin
    25 Apr - Queen Elizabeth Theatre - Toronto, Ontario
    30 Apr - Vera - Groningen, Groningen
    1 May - Vooruit - Gent
    2 May - DB's - Utrecht, Utrecht
    4 May - Paradiso - Amsterdamn
    5 May - Knust - Hamburg, Hamburg
    6 May - Pustervik - Gteborg
    7 May - John Dee - Oslo
    8 May - SVMK @ Strand - Stockholm
    10 May - Festsaal Kreuzberg Berlin, Berlin
    11 May - UT Connewitz - Leipzig
    12 May - Beatpol - Dresden
    13 May - Kreuz - Fulda
    14 May - Manufaktur - Schorndorf
    15 May - Cultureel Podium - Roepaen, Ottersum
    16 May - Les Nuits de Botanique - Brussels
    18 May - St. Bonaventures - Bristol
    19 May - Dulcimer - Manchester
    20 May - The Cluny - Newcastle
    21 May - Twisted Wheel - Glasgow
    22 May - Glee Club - Birmingham
    23 May - Borderline - London
    24 May - Le Grand Mix - Tourcoing
    26 May - L'International - Paris
    27 May - CAMJI - Niort
    28 May - Espace Tatry - Bordeaux
    30 May - Moby Dick - Madrid


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