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Tag archive: Heritage Prize (11)

 

Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize Poster Show And Sale March 13 At Drake Hotel

Polaris will be unveiling our one-of-a-kind screenprint tribute posters we’ve commissioned to honour the eight most recent albums that received Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation. The albums we’ll be honouring with these works are: The Band — The Band by j.s.godfrey Eric’s Trip — Love Tara by Jessica Fortner Feist — Let It Die by Toko […]

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Tragically Hip, Eric’s Trip Featured In Polaris Podcast EP13

The Tragically Hip’s 1992 album Fully Completely and Eric’s Trip’s 1993 album Love Tara albums are the focus of this Polaris Podcast episode thanks to their recent Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize hall of fame designations. Veteran East Coast arts reporter and Polaris juror Stephen Cooke talked about the unique sound of Love Tara. “Around that time […]

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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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Hannah Georgas Does Arcade Fire’s “Crown Of Love” For Latest SiriusXM Polaris Cover Session

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music and produced by Blue Ant Media, has revealed the second SiriusXM Polaris Cover Session for 2017 featuring Hannah Georgas reinterpreting “Crown Of Love” from Arcade Fire’s 2004 album Funeral. An in-studio performance video of the song is now available via the Polaris Music Prize’s YouTube and Facebook […]

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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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Polaris Podcast EP4: Interviews With Arcade Fire, Blue Rodeo, Patrick Watson, More

Polaris Podcast episode four has arrived. This episode is the second of two parts dedicated to exploring the eight albums that were honoured with the 2016 Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize. The four Heritage Prize-winning albums we’ll be talking about in this episode are: * Blue Rodeo Five Days In July, which won in the […]

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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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