This summer and into the fall, Ben Caplan will be skipping the pool in favour of continuing his extensive world tour.
He'll be playing more shows and festivals in Canada, the US, and Germany this summer.
Come fall, he will continue on European shores for dates in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, the UK, and more to be announced.
His extensive summer touring schedule will include an appearances at Milwaukee's Summerfest on July 4th and Munich's Tollwood Festival July 14th, followed by a special Halifax show on July 21st on George's Island supporting Hey Rosetta!
Since his October 2011 release, he has quickly establishing himself as one of the hardest working Canadians in showbiz. But it's not just playing shows that's keeping Ben busy. In addition to writing, Ben Caplan has announced that he will be making a music video for his song 'Conduit'.
Ben has launched a fundraising campaign on the crowd-source funding service PledgeMusic to create a music video for the song 'Conduit', which has long been a fixture of his live-show and a crowd favourite. Ben will be looking to his many fans around the world to help him reach his $2500 goal.
The video is scheduled to be filmed in August at Cuppa Coffee Studios in Toronto.
Ben Caplan - "Conduit" Music Video Fundraising:
Ben Caplan 2012 tour dates:
(Dates and information subject to change.)
July 4 @ U.S. Cellular Stage Emerging Artists Series, MILWAUKEE (**Summerfest w/ Joy Formidable)
July 7 @ Market Square Boardwalk, SAINT JOHN, NB (w/ Fred Penner)
July 14 @ Gehrlicher Musik Arena, MUNICH, GER (**Tollwood Festival w/ Katzenjammer)
July 22 @ Evolve Music Festival, ANTIGONISH, NS
Aug 3 @ Hunter's Ale House, CHARLOTTETOWN
Aug 9 @ Dooryard Festival, WOODSTOCK
Aug 10 @ Messtival, ANAGANCE, NB
Aug 11 @ The Capital Complex, FREDERICTON
Aug 26 @ St. Stephen, NB (**Freedom Festival)
Sept 1 @ Roodehaan, WARFHUIZEN, NL
Sept 2 @ Abbey Sessions, THORN, NL
Sept 2 @ Effenaar Tuin, EINDHOVEN, NL (**Brandend Zand Festival)
Sept 6 @ Simplon, GRONINGEN, NL
Sept 7 @ VLIELAND, NL (**Into the Great Wide Open)
Sept 8 @ Patronaat, HAARLEM, NL
Sept 11 @ Water Rats, LONDON, UK
Sept 14 @ Winston, AMSTERDAM, NL
Sept 15 @ Le Grattoir, GERARDMER, FR
Sept 16 @ La Truite de Argent, TAVIGNY, BE
Sept. 17 @ Ponyhof, FRANKFURT, GER
Sept. 19 @ Muffatcafe, MUNICH, GER
Sept. 20 @ Haldern Pop Bar, HALDERN, GER
Oct 25 @ Junction, CAMBRIDGE, UK (w/ Katzenjammer)
Oct 27 @ The Cockpit, LEEDS, UK (w/ Katzenjammer)
Oct 28 @ Oran Mor, GLASGOW, UK (w/ Katzenjammer)
Oct 29 @ Library, BIRMINGHAM, UK (w/ Katzenjammer)
Oct 31 @ Islington Academy, LONDON, UK (w/ Katzenjammer)
Nov 1 @ Academy 2, OXFORD, UK (w/ Katzenjammer)
Nov 2 @ Sound Control, MANCHESTER, UK (w/ Katzenjammer)
Nov 3 @ Thekla, BRISTOL, UK (w/ Katzenjammer)
Nov. 16 @ Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, HALIFAX (**Special Performance and Collaboration with the Nova Scotia Symphony)
Photo credit: Courtney Lee Yip
Please help to support the PledgeMusic campaign
For the latest tour dates and information, please go to:
Ben Caplan Official Website