Polaris Gala Performers, Grand Jury Announced, Tickets On Sale
More acts may be announced at a later date.
Limited public tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster.
Polaris also announced who will be on the Grand Jury to determine this year’s best Canadian album, judged solely on artistic merit, without consideration of genre or record sales.
Brian Cleveland, CFMH, Saint John, NB
Francella Fiallos, CKDU, Halifax, NS
Erin Flynn, CHUO 89.1FM, Ottawa, ON
Vish Khanna, Kreative Kontrol, Guelph, ON
Nick Krewen, Freelance Journalist, Toronto, ON
Erik Leijon, Freelance Journalist, Montréal, QC
Tara McCarthy, CBC Radio One, Whitehorse, YT
Catherine Pogonat, Radio-Canada, Montréal, QC
Sandra Sperounes, Edmonton, AB, Capital City Records
Laura Stanley, Freelance Journalist, Toronto, ON
Brad Wheeler, The Globe And Mail, Toronto, ON
The Polaris Music Prize will award $50,000 to the artist who creates the Canadian Album of the Year. Each of the nine other Short-Listed artists will receive $3,000 courtesy of Slaight Music.