Swans to Play Toronto and Montreal on 2020 Tour

The North American trek comes in support of 'Leaving Meaning'

BY Brock ThiessenPublished Nov 19, 2019

With new album ​Leaving Meaning now officially among us, Swans are doing the only natural thing — taking the record on tour.

Michael Gira and co. will embark on a North American trek in support of the 2019 album this spring. The tour will kick off in Dallas on June 5 and hit various U.S. cities. Along the way, Swans will also play Canadian shows in Toronto on June 20 and Montreal on June 21.

See the full schedule below.

The live lineup for the tour will consist of Gira alongside Kristof Hahn (lap steel guitar, electric guitar, loops), Phil Puleo (drums, percussion, gizmos), Dana Schechter (bass guitar, lap steel guitar, keys), Christopher Pravdica (bass guitar, loops, keys) and Ben Frost (synthesizer, Mellotron, electric guitar).

Leaving Meaning is out now via Young God/Mute. Read Exclaim!'s review of the album.

Tour dates:

06/05 Dallas, TX - Granada Theater
06/06 Austin, TX - Access Oblivion Fest at Empire Garage
06/09 Los Angeles, CA - Regent Theatre
06/10 San Francisco, CA - The Fillmore
06/12 Portland, OR - Revolution Hall
06/13 Seattle, WA - The Neptune
06/16 Minneapolis, MN - Varsity Theater
06/17 Chicago, IL - Thalia Hall
06/19 Detroit, MI - El Club
06/20 Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace
06/21 Montreal, QC - Theatre National
06/24 Allston, MA - Brighton Music Hall
06/25 Philadelphia, PA - Underground Arts
06/26 Brooklyn, NY - Warsaw
06/27 Brooklyn, NY - Warsaw

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