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Great Lake Swimmers

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Birth Place: Wainfleet/Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Years Active: 2003-present
Genres: Folk Rock, Indie

Great Lake Swimmers is a Canadian band built around the melodic folk rock songs of singer-songwriter Tony Dekker. Originally from Wainfleet, Ontario, the band is currently based in Toronto. The current touring line-up includes Tony Dekker on lead vocals, acoustic guitar and harmonica, Erik Arnesen on banjo, electric guitar and harmonium, Greg Millson on drums, Bret Higgins on upright bass and Julie Fader on keyboards and vocals. Darcy Yates and Miranda Mulholland also substitute for Higgins and Fader in some shows. The band's style has been compared to Red House Painters, Nick Drake, Iron & Wine and Neil Young, as well as Will Oldham (Bonnie "Prince" Billy) and Sufjan Stevens. Dekker has sa... Continue Bio >>

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