The Besnard Lakes Schedule
The Besnard Lakes is a four-piece indie rock band from Montreal, Quebec that started
making music together in 2003, giving fans a decade of major concert events that always have people talking around town when
they show up on stage. Whether it's the Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, Oregon or any of the other top-tier venues that The Besnard
Lakes might show up at, this is just one of those bands to you need to see first-hand to truly appreciate, as it's just not
the same thing to sit at home and pop on your favorite playlist. This is a band that tours all over the place, giving fans
plenty of opportunities to see this exciting band for yourself as they look to connect with yet another live audience nearby.
you're there in the stands, you'll be glad that you're not anywhere other than the big concert, where you'll feel the buzz
of the crowd in a way that you simply can't anywhere else. The Besnard Lakes know a thing or two about bringing the house
down, but you need to see that for yourself sooner or later if you love indie rock.
The Besnard Lakes Trivia
you know that 75% of the albums that The Besnard Lakes have made have been nominated for the Polaris Music Prize? That's right,
this band has the ears of not only the masses but the critics alike, making them a dynamic band that always seems to be getting
even better. Out of the four total albums they put together, three were nominated for the illustrious award, which aims to
celebrate the very best of the best in Canadian music.
Did you know that The Besnard Lakes also did the score for film
Sympathy for Delicious, for writer/director Mark Ruffalo?
Yup, not only does The Besnard Lakes dominate the stage and
put together great albums, they also provide the musical backbone for films as well, making them a well-rounded band that
has an eclectic tune that is impossible to recreate.
The Besnard Lakes Background
Take a look at The Besnard
Lakes' tout dates to see when you can catch them hitting the stage near you. Specializing in atmospheric arrangements, the
band is led by the husband and wife creative force of Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas, who have, over the years, released several
recordings including a film score and have developed their sound and tightened their live shows to the point of becoming one
of the top rock acts in the world. Borrowing their name from the region in Saskatchewan, a portion of south-central Canada,
the Besnard Lakes have been rocking the stage all over North America since they first burst onto the scene in 2003 with Volume
Not only did they do the score for Sympathy for Delicious, but they also did the score for Welcome to Pine Point
for the National Film Board of Canada. You just never know what The Besnard Lakes are going to come up with next, providing
plenty of excitement around this band each and every time they hit the stage.
The Besnard Lakes Hit Albums
one on the indie rock scene in Canada is more consistent with pumping out great albums than The Besnard Lakes. It all started
with Volume 1 back in 2003, helping them gain some instant recognition, but then they came back a few years later for The
Besnard Lakes Are the Dark Horse. In 2010, they were back at it yet again with The Besnard Lakes Are the Roaring Night, reminding
us of their quirky nature and love of enigmatic titles, and then Until In Excess, Imperceptible UFO once again brought them
to the forefront of the music scene in 2013, sending them back to the road to connect with live audiences with a whole new
set of great tunes.
Some of their biggest singles include "Would Anybody Come to Visit Me," "For Agent 13," "You Live
in the City" and "Albatross," though fans will cite plenty of other amazing songs that are a part of their shows.
Besnard Lakes Concert Experience
This indie rock band hailing from Canada knows a things or two about connecting with
a live audience, making it always a good idea to put down the remote and head out for a night of music that will have you
reaching for the playlist as soon as you get home. The concert experience is nothing short of unbelievable, as any fan can
attest, but it's still something that you have to get immersed in if you want to truly appreciate. When a great band like
The Besnard Lakes take to the stage, the energy will be nothing short of unbelievable, giving you plenty of reasons to click
off the sound system and head out to see it all happen before your very eyes as The Besnard Lakes looks to put on yet another
great show for their dedicated fan base.