Into The Great Outdoors With Great Lake Swimmers

Great Lake Swimmers

Great Lake Swimmers are a band at home in the wild. Listening to them, you get the feeling that you’re in the wilderness yourself—maybe in an old, creaky boat surrounded by gray water. You’re in no particular hurry. You just let the waves push you where they want you to go, comfortable just letting them lap against you until you realize that you’ve been taken to a completely new place.

This is not a far stretch, really. Great Lake Swimmers have been known to make a studio in the wildest of places; places you have to hike to; places you have to ferry gear across in little boats. Their latest album, New Wild Everywhere, is no exception. The song “The Great Exhale,” for example (quite possibly the record’s high point), was recorded in an abandoned subway station in Toronto.

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Just Announced Madison Concert + Win Tickets Before You Can Buy: Great Lake Swimmers, 5.2.12

Wednesday, May 2, 2012


Great Lake Swimmers

with Cold Specks

High Noon Saloon – 8pm

$12 ADV $14 DOS – 18+

Tickets on sale through our Music Calendar Friday, January 27

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Congratulations To Our New Photo Contest Winner: Shawn Christoph

Check out Shawn Christoph’s great shot of The Great Lake Swimmers’ Tony Dekker in action!

Tony Dekker

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Monday Concert Connection – Classified Free Ticket Details Enclosed

It’s Monday! Everyone knows what that means. No, not the start to another drag, boring week. Not the dreaded failure of your weekend to contend for… You know what? Forget it! If you don’t want to turn your week around and WIN A FREE PAIR OF TICKETS to some amazing shows, like Girlyman, Great Lake Swimmers, Backyard Tire Fire, Dex Romweber Duo, and MC Chris, then stop reading.

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