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The Band, Gordon Lightfoot Heritage Prize Albums In Focus On Polaris Podcast EP 11

For Polaris Podcast episode 11 we focus on two albums that recently received Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize hall of fame designation — Gordon Lightfoot’s Lightfoot! and The Band’s self-titled album. Nick Jennings, a Polaris juror and author of the recently released book Lightfoot, used the podcast to tell a story about the time Lightfoot […]

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2017 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Winners Announced

The Polaris Music Prize, produced by Blue Ant Media, announced the winning albums for the 2017 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize today. The winners were chosen from four short lists, each representing a different musical era, and were curated by a Heritage Prize jury of music historians and music media. Two winners for each era […]

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Vote For Your Favourite Polaris Heritage Prize Album

The voting for the 2017 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize is now open. The Heritage Prize honours Canadian albums of the past from four distinct time periods: 1960-75, 1976-85, 1986-95 and 1996-05. Like the Polaris Music Prize, winners and nominees for the Heritage Prize are albums of the artistic distinction, without regards to sales or […]

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Revealed! 2016 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Commemorative Posters

Commemorative posters honouring the eight albums that received Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize in 2016 have been revealed. The albums being honoured and the artists who designed their posters are: Arcade Fire – Funeral by Ivo Matić  Blue Rodeo – Five Days In July by Carl Wiens  Leonard Cohen – Songs Of Leonard Cohen by […]

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2016 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Winning Albums Announced

The eight winning albums for the 2016 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize have been announced. The winners were chosen from four Short Lists, each representing a different musical era (1960-75, 1976-85, 1986-95, 1996-2005), and were curated by juries of music historians and music media. Two winners for each era were chosen — one by public vote […]

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2016 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Nominees Revealed, Voting Open

The nominated albums for the 2016 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize have been revealed. The Heritage Prize will feature a 10 album Short List for each of four distinct musical eras — 1960-75, 1976-85, 1986-95 and 1996-2005. Each era’s Short List was curated by an expert panel of Canadian music media and historians. The winner […]

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2015 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Commemorative Posters Are Here

Commemorative posters honouring the four winners of the 2015 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize have arrived. The posters are commissioned as gifts to be given to the Heritage Prize-winning acts in their designated eras. In 2015 Joni Mitchell’s Blue album won for the 60s & 70s, Cowboy Junkies’ The Trinity Session won for the 80s, […]

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2015 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Winners Announced

The people have spoken. The Polaris Music Prize today announced the winners of the 2015 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize. The winners, by designated time periods, are: Blue by Joni Mitchell (60s & 70s) The Trinity Session by the Cowboy Junkies (80s) Twice Removed by Sloan (90s) The Teaches of Peaches by Peaches (00s: 2000-2005) […]

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Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Short List Revealed, Public Voting Begins

Let the voting begin! The Polaris Music Prize today announced the Short Lists for the 2015 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize. The jury for the Heritage Prize consisted of 25 people from current and past Polaris juries as well as former members of the Canadian music media and Canadian music historians. The jury selected a […]

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Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize 2015 Jury Revealed

The jury for the 2015 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize has been revealed. Here they are: Michael Barclay Mike Bell Denise Benson Rob Bowman Laurie Brown Alain Brunet Stephen Cooke Evelyne Côté David Dacks Mary Dickie Tom Harrison Dalton Higgins Nicholas Jennings James Keast Liisa Ladouceur Pierre Landry Bob Mackowicz David Marsden Bob Mersereau Sean […]

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