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The Besnard Lakes to Tour this Fall with Band of Horses, Jenny and Johnny, and others

Canadians to Also Play with Land of Talk, Brad, Wintersleep, and Suuns

Aug 18, 2010
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The Besnard Lakes have announced some fall tour dates that include shows with Band of Horses, Jenny and Johnny, and others.

The last time The Besnard Lakes rolled through NYC, I saw them at the Bowery Ballroom with my girlfriendwho'd never heard of the band. We walked right up to the door just as the show was starting and bought our tickets. "How good can a band be if they're playing the Bowery Ballroom and they're not even sold out on the day of the show?" she asked.

Why The Besnard Lakes aren't selling out a 550-person venue in New York City after seven years of touring on the strength of one amazing album (The Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse) and one also amazing recent release (The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night, shortlisted for the Polaris Prize) is beyond me. It means that most of the people reading this haven't seen them live, which is a shame, because this is a group with a huge live sound that's still playing smaller venues.

Lucky for you, The Besnard Lakes are touring North America this fall along with Land of Talk, Suuns, and Wintersleep and open for Band of Horses, Jenny and Johnny, and Brad on select dates.

Check out the MP3 for "Albatross" from The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night, then go and buy tickets to one of their shows. They sound even better in person.

10/01/10 Denver, CO: Larimer Lounge
10/04/10 Seattle, WA: The Crocodile w/Land of Talk, Suuns
10/05/10 Portland, OR: Mississippi Studios w/Land of Talk, Suuns
10/07/10 San Francisco, CA: The Independent w/Land of Talk, Suuns
10/08/10 Los Angeles, CA: Echo Plex w/Land of Talk, Suuns
10/09/10 Costa Mesa, CA: Detroit Bar w/Land of Talk, Suuns
10/12/10 Tulsa, OK: Cain's Ballroom w/Band of Horses, Brad
10/13/10 St. Louis, MO: Pageant w/Band of Horses, Brad
10/14/10 Kansas City, MO: Uptown Theater w/Band of Horses, Brad
10/16/10 Knoxville, TN: Tennessee Theatre w/Band of Horses
10/17/10 Indianapolis, IN: Egyptian Room @ Old National Centre w/Band of Horses
10/18/10 Chicago, IL: Riviera Theatre w/Band of Horses
10/21/10 Toronto, ON: Koolhaus w/Band of Horses, Jenny and Johnny
10/22/10 Detroit, MI: Fillmore w/Band of Horses, Jenny and Johnny
10/23/10 London, ON: London Music Hall w/Wintersleep
10/25/10 Buffalo, NY: Mohawk Place w/Wintersleep
10/26/10 Ithaca, NY: Castaways w/Wintersleep
10/27/10 Northampton, MA: Iron Horse w/Wintersleep
10/29/10 Ottawa, ON: Capital Music Hall w/Wintersleep
10/30/10 Montreal, QC: Caberet Mile End w/Wintersleep
11/03/10 Fredericton, NB: The Market w/Wintersleep
11/04/10 Halifax, NS: The New Palace w/Wintersleep



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