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2020 Polaris Music Prize Grand Jury Revealed, Winner To Be Revealed Oct. 19 On CBC Gem And CBC Music

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has revealed its 2020 Grand Jury. The 11 members of the Grand Jury are: CHAD BRUNET (CJSR) RICKY CASTANEDO LAREDO (CJSF) BRUNO COULOMBE (Le Canal Auditif) CHAKA V. GRIER (Freelance journalist / Journaliste pigiste) KIMBERLEY DOOSHIMA JEV (Freelance journalist / Journaliste pigiste) LIISA LADOUCEUR (Freelance journalist / […]

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2020 Polaris Music Prize Long List Is Here

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has revealed its 40 album Long List. This year’s Long List is presented by Canada Council for the Arts. The 2020 Polaris Music Prize Long List is: Allie X – Cape God Anachnid – Dreamweaver Aquakultre – Legacy Marie-Pierre Arthur – Des feux pour voir Backxwash – […]

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Listen To The Polaris Sound Series: Indigeneity Playlist

The Indigenous storytellers in this playlist will take the listener on a sonic journey through the experiences of the Indigenous people of Canada, laying bare the scars of colonialism, and lead us from the pain, frustration and desperation to the glorious resurgence of cultural liberation and pride. Everything in this world is part of a […]

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Polaris Music Prize 2020 Key Dates Announced

Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has revealed its key dates for 2020. The 40 album Long List for the 15th edition of the prize will be announced June 15. The 10 album Short List will be unveiled on July 15. This year’s Polaris Gala is September 21 at The Carlu in Toronto, Ont […]

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Everything You Need To Know About The 2019 Polaris Gala

The 2019 Polaris Gala, presented by CBC Music, takes place Monday, September 16 at The Carlu in Toronto. One of 10 nominated albums will be declared the 2019 Polaris Music Prize winner. LOW TICKET ALERT: A very limited number of tickets to the Gala remain available for sale via Ticketmaster HERE. Here are all the […]

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2019 Polaris Short List Posters Revealed

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, announced the 10 artists creating posters for the 2019 Short List today. The 2019 Short List Poster Artists: Melanie Garcia: Marie Davidson – Working Class Woman Dayle Kubluitok: Elisapie – The Ballad of the Runaway Girl Matthew Daley: FET.NAT – Le Mal Sarah Penina: Dominique Fils-Aimé – […]

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Partner Covers Rush’s “Limelight” For SiriusXM Polaris Cover Sessions

The Polaris Music Prize has released the video for its third and final SiriusXM Polaris Cover Session for 2019 featuring Partner covering “Limelight” from Rush’s Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize-winning album, Moving Pictures. An in-studio performance video of the song is now available via the Polaris YouTube channel. Additionally, an audio stream of it can […]

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Final Performers Announced, Grand Jury Revealed For 2019 Polaris Gala

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has added four more performers for the Polaris Gala. In addition, Polaris has revealed the 11-person Grand Jury who will determine this year’s prize-winning album. Taking place September 16 at The Carlu in Toronto, Polaris Short List-nominated acts FET.NAT, Les Louanges, Haviah Mighty and Snotty Nose Rez […]

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First Round Of Performers Announced For 2019 Polaris Gala

The Polaris Music Prize, presented by CBC Music, has announced the first round of performers at the 2019 Polaris Gala. Taking place September 16 at The Carlu in Toronto, the following Polaris Short List-nominated acts are confirmed to play: Marie Davidson Elisapie Dominique Fils-Aimé PUP Shad Public tickets to the gala are limited and will […]

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Free Polaris Cover Sessions 12-Inch Record Features Pierre Kwenders, Faith Healer, Partner

The Polaris Music Prize is giving away copies of its new 12-inch record, Polaris Cover Sessions #5. The album, pressed in translucent corpse flower purple vinyl, features Pierre Kwenders covering Jean-Pierre Ferland’s “It Ain’t Fair,” Faith Healer’s version of The Band’s “When You Awake” and Partner doing Rush’s “Limelight.” The three songs on the 12-inch […]

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