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Polaris Acts @ Pop Montreal 2012
SEPTEMBER 19 2012 • By Polaris Music Prize
The Pop Montreal festival, not coincidentally happening in Montreal, Quebec, kicks off today and there are no shortage of Polaris-approved acts performing through the five days of shows and parties.

We tracked down all the participating Polaris people and made a handy list of them for your consideration. Think of anyone listed here as freshness guaranteed, certified awesome musical acts.

Wednesday, September 19
Louis-Jean Cormier - 2010 Champ with Karkwa
Stars - 2008 Short List, 2011 Long List
Diamond Rings - 2011 Long List
Elephant Stone - 2009 Long List
K'naan - 2006 & 2009 Short List
Yukon Blonde - 2010 & 2012 Long List

Thursday, September 20
Born Ruffians - 2008 Long List
Young Galaxy - 2010 & 2012 Long List
Austra - 2011 Short List
Grimes - 2012 Short List
Parlovr - 2012 Long List
PS I Love You - 2011 & 2012 Long List
Rae Spoon - 2009 Long List
Hooded Fang - 2011 Long List

Friday, September 21
Cadence Weapon - 2006 & 2012 Short List, 2008 Long List
Tim Hecker - 2009 & 2011 Long List
YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN - 2012 Long List
Besnard Lakes - 2007 & 2009 Short List
A Tribe Called Red - 2012 Long List
Shotgun Jimmie - 2011 Long List

Saturday, September 22
Rich Aucoin - 2012 Long List
The Sadies - 2010 Short List, 2008 Long List
Radio Radio - 2010 Short List

Sunday, September 23
Woodpigeon - 2009 Long List

For more Pop Montreal information, go HERE.