In Case You Missed It: Great Lake Swimmers Live On CBC's 'Q with Jian Ghomeshi'

Yesterday, Ontario's own Great Lake Swimmers launched a promo tour for their upcoming fifth studio album New WIld Everywhere (April 3) with a special live performance at The Grand Theatre in London, Ontario for CBC Q. The performance was broadcast this morning on Q with Jian Ghomeshi on CBC Radio One along with a feature interview. The entire show is now posted on the CBC website. Listen to the show and see a photo gallery from the live show here:

The band heads to Austin for SXSW next week (full list of shows below), and then head back to Toronto to unveil the entire new album live with a very special show from The Glenn Gould Studio at CBC Toronto hosted by Craig Norris on Tuesday, March 20. The entire concert will broadcast live on CBC Radio 3 and will be broadcast again on Canada Live at a later date. Video footage from the performance will be available on CBC Music – CBC’s newly-launched digital music service – at in the days leading up to the April 3rd release of New Wild Everywhere. Tickets for the Glenn Gould show on March 20 will be available at HMV with pre-order of the new album at any Greater Toronto retail location.

Great Lake Swimmers launch an extensive tour in support of New Wild Everywhere on April 5 in Montreal. All dates below. 

Great Lake Swimmers on the road:

March 14 - March 17 Austin, TX @ SXSW
Wed, March 14
3:00pm @ Hotel San Jose - Parking Lot (Gram Parsons Foundation)
6:00pm @ Do512 Lounge (2208 S. Lamar)

Thurs, March 15
11:30am @ SiriusXM SXSW Sessions

Fri, March 16
1:00pm @ The Paradise - Upstairs (Canada House - ACTRA showcase)
3:30pm @ Peckerheads (My Old Kentucky Blog)
7:00pm @ Homeslice Pizza (1415 S. Congress)

Sat, March 17
2:00pm @ Peckerheads (Baeblemusic Presents: The Launchpad at the Knuckle Rumbler Lounge)
4:30pm @ Trinity Hall – Upstairs (Factor Party @ Canada House)
9:00pm @ Swan Dive (Red Ryder Official Showcase)

Headline Tour Dates:
*Thur, April 5 Montreal, QC @ L'Astral
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 (*except Montreal)


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