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Tag archive: Polaris Heritage Prize (7)

 

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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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 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 Heritage Prize Details Revealed

Steve Jordan, Founder and Executive Director of the Polaris Music Prize, today announced details of the inaugural Slaight Family Heritage Prize. The jury for the Heritage Prize will consist 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 will […]

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Polaris Music Prize Increased To $50,000 In 2015

The winner of the 2015 Polaris Music Prize will receive more money. Earlier today at the Slaight Music CMW Social, Steve Jordan, Founder and Executive Director of the Polaris Music Prize, and Gary Slaight, President of Slaight Music, announced that Slaight will contribute an additional $20,000 to the Prize for 2015, bringing the total to […]

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