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Everything You Need To Know About The 2016 Polaris Music Prize Gala

  The 2016 Polaris Gala takes place Monday, September 19 at The Carlu in Toronto. For those of you who can’t attend in person to watch nominees Andy Shauf, Basia Bulat, Black Mountain, Carly Rae Jepsen, Jessy Lanza, U.S. Girls and White Lung perform live (extremely limited tickets still available), there’s still an easy way […]

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Buffy Sainte-Marie’s Power In The Blood Wins 2015 Polaris Music Prize

Buffy Sainte-Marie has won the 2015 Polaris Music Prize for the album Power In The Blood, besting the nine other albums on the Polaris Short List. Sainte-Marie performed the songs “Power In The Blood” and “Carry It On” during her Polaris Gala set. The Prize, which goes to the best Canadian album of the year […]

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Polaris Gala Performers And Grand Jury Announced

The performers for the 2015 Polaris Gala have been revealed. The Polaris Music Prize today announced the line-up of Short List performers for the Polaris Gala, taking place at The Carlu in Toronto on Monday, September 21. Confirmed performers include Alvvays, Braids, Jennifer Castle, Tobias Jesso Jr., Buffy Sainte-Marie and Viet Cong. A limited number […]

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Fred Penner To Host 2015 Polaris Gala

Singer/songwriter Fred Penner will host the 2015 Polaris Gala taking place September 21 at The Carlu in Toronto. Penner, 68, was revealed as the Gala MC earlier today at The Carlu where it was announced which 10 albums made the Short List for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize. Penner also hosted the Short List unveiling. […]

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Presenters Announced For The 2014 Polaris Gala

The presenters have been revealed for the 2014 Polaris Gala. They include 2014 Giller Long-Listed author Sean Michaels, journalists Sarah Liss, Ty Harper, Anupa Mistry and Richard Trapunski, and musicians Geoff Berner, Tasseomancy, and Polaris’ very own 2014 Short-Listed artist Owen Pallett. All the presenters have been selected by the nominees themselves. The Gala, which […]

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Jay Baruchel Explains His Relationship With Canadian Music

Jay Baruchel, the Montreal actor and comedian responsible for such lines as “I don’t want to die at James Franco’s house” (from This Is The End) and “I’ll fill ya fulla corndogs” (from Goon) also happens to be the host of the 2014 Polaris Music Prize Gala, happening Monday, Sept. 22 at The Carlu in […]

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MusiCounts Wants To Send You To The Polaris Gala (And An Arcade Fire Show)

Our friends at MusiCounts are giving two separate pairs of generous-minded people the opportunity to attend the Polaris Gala being held September 22 at Toronto’s Carlu. MusiCounts, the national music education charity behind campaigns like the Band Aid musical instrument grant and MusiCounts Teacher Of The Year Award, are offering eBay auctions on two distinct […]

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Polaris Gala Performers Announced, Grand Jury Revealed

The performers for the 2014 Polaris Gala being held September 22 at The Carlu in Toronto have been announced. Polaris Short-List nominees Basia Bulat, Mac DeMarco, Jessy Lanza, Owen Pallett, Shad and Tanya Tagaq will all hit the stage during the Gala. Additionally, members of Arcade Fire and YAMANTAKA // SONIC TITAN will also be […]

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