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2015 Short List Poster Artists Announced, 10th Anniversary Poster Revealed

Polaris 10th anniversary poster by Sam Hamou

Polaris 10th anniversary poster by Pat Hamou

The Polaris Music Prize today announced the 10 posters artists for the 2015 Short List.

In addition, a commemorative 10th Anniversary Polaris poster designed by Montréal’s Pat Hamou was also unveiled. The limited edition posters are now available for pre-sale and viewing on and will also be on sale at the Polaris Gala in Toronto on September 21.

The 2015 Short List Poster Artists:

Alvvays:  Heidi Berton –
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah: Martin MacPherson –
Braids:  Byron Eggenschwiler –
Caribou: Jamie McLennan –
Jennifer Castle: Alexandra Mackenzie –
Drake:  Matthew Daley –
Tobias Jesso Jr.: Stephanie Cheng –
The New Pornographers: Blake Stevenson (a.k.a. Jetpacks & Rollerskates) –
Buffy Sainte-Marie: Cai Sepulis –
Viet Cong: Josh Holinaty –

Confirmed performers at the Polaris Gala on September 21, being held at The Carlu in Toronto include Alvvays, Braids, Jennifer Castle, Tobias Jesso Jr., Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Viet Cong. Fred Penner will host the Gala, which will be webcast live on

See all the posters below:

Tobias-Jesso-Jr-Stephanie-Cheng-680 viet-cong-josh-hoinaty-680 drake-matthew-daley-680 Caribou-Jamie-McLennan-680 Alvvays-heidi-burton-680 The-New-Pornographers-Blake-Stevenson-680 Jennifer-Castle-Alexandra-MacKenzie-680 Buffy-Sainte-Marie-Cai-Sepulis-680 Braids-Byron-Eggenschwiler-680


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