Great Lake Swimmers Announce December Tour Dates

September 16, 2015 BY Nettwerk

“… nothing will prepare you for the buoyant, Big Star-like wickedness of ‘I Must Have Someone Else’s Blue.’ Now that’s a tune.” – Toronto Star 
“A Forest of Arms is arguably one of the most dynamic and focused Great Lake Swimmers records to date.” – CBC Music 

“…Great Lake Swimmers have evolved into one of the country’s finest roots bands…” – Post City

Canadian indie darlings Great Lake Swimmers will hit the road for twelve dates in eastern Canada in support of their latest album, A Forest Of Arms. The tour will start on December 3 in Ottawa, ON and wrap up December 19 in Ridgeway, ON. A full list of dates can be found below.

The group also released the official video for the single, “I Must Have Someone Else’s Blues,” via Exclaim! last month.

A Forest Of Arms was released via Nettwerk on April 21, 2015 and debuted at #62 in the Canadian Top 200 and #11 on the Alternative Album Top 100 Chart.Great Lake Swimmers consists of Tony Dekker on lead vocals and guitar, long time guitarist and banjo player Erik ArnesenMiranda Muholland on violin and backing vocals, Bret Higgins on upright bass and newcomer Joshua Van Tassel.
Dec 3 – Ottawa, ON @ Bronson Centre
Dec 4 – Montreal, QC @ Fairmount Theatre
Dec 5 – Quebec City, QC @ Anti
Dec 8 – Miramichi, NB @ The Miramichi’s Home  Concert
Dec 10 – Sackville, NB @ Thunder & Lightning Ideas Ltd.
Dec 11 – Saint John, NB @ Peppers Patio Pub
Dec 12 – Fredericton, NB @ Wilmot United Church
Dec 13 – Halifax, NS @ The Carlton Music Bar & Grill
Dec 14 – Halifax, NS @ The Carlton Music Bar & Grill
Dec 18 – Hamilton, ON @ Molson Canadian Studio
Dec 19 – Ridgeway, ON @ The Sanctuary