By: JustineMon, 01/09/2017
A Bold New Look and Feel for Stingray Djazz

Stingray is proud to offer jazz aficionados a new way to experience
the music that moves them: Stingray DJAZZ

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By: SydneyThu, 12/01/2016
Ours – Robert Chafe & John Estacio | Interview

We were joined by Robert & John, the composer and librettist of Ours. This opera was a part of the Opera America World Opera Conference. They tell us about the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel, how it changed Newfoundland forever and how they tried not to glorify the art of war while still showcasing beautiful music.

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By: SydneyThu, 12/01/2016
As One – Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell & Kimberly Reed | Interview

We got to sit down with Laura Kaminsky, Mark Campbell and Kimberly Reed, the composer and librettists of As One, an operatic work presented during the OPERA America annual conference. We discuss how real life translates into their work, the transgender conversation, and how a good wine can bring out the best in your writing.

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By: SydneyTue, 11/29/2016
M’dea Undone – John Harris | Interview

We sat down with John Harris, composer of the opera M'Dea Undone that was showcased during the OPERA America annual conference. John tells us about his electronic influences and writing dark, dissonant music. He also delves into how his work covers taboo topics that people often shy away from.

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By: SydneyTue, 11/29/2016
Morning Star – Ricky Gordon & William Hoffman | Interview

We sat down with Ricky Gordon and William Hoffman at the OPERA America annual conference. These two remarkable men, librettist and composer respectively, created the opera Morning Star, which was featured at the conference. We discovered where they draw inspiration from, their thoughts on different music styles, and what it's like seeing your life on stage. 

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By: SydneyTue, 11/22/2016
6 Revolutions – Tim Brady | Interview

We had the honor of sitting down with Tim Brady at the 2016 OPERA American annual conference, the premier gathering of opera professionals in North America. Brady is the composer of 6 Revolutions, a bilingual opera that was showcased during the event and is inspired by the events of the October Crisis that occurred in 1970 in Montreal, Canada. Brady talks about the mystical way he fell in love with opera in Mantua, Italy, and how he loves to get songs stuck in people's heads. 

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By: SydneyWed, 11/02/2016
Busty & The Bass | Interview & Performance

The boys from nine-piece collective, Busty & The Bass, stopped by Stingray to have a little fun and tell us about their music, Google search history, fender benders, and how to talk your way out of traffic tickets!

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By: SydneyWed, 11/02/2016
Tor Miller | Interview & Performance

The dashing and talented Tor Miller visited us in the Stingray PausePlay lounge at Canadian Music Week 2016 and opened up about his love for Bowie and Ray Charles and how that influenced his new album American English. He let us in on how dropping out of school affected his relationship with his parents and what is spirit animal is. 

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By: SydneyWed, 11/02/2016
Tommy Emmanuel | Interview & Performance

Legendary guitarist and two-time GRAMMY nominee, Tommy Emmanuel, visited Stingray PausePlay and wowed our in-house music experts with his talent. He chatted with us about being in a family band and his love for classic singer-songwriters, Ed Sheeran, and even Lady Gaga.

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By: SydneyMon, 10/31/2016
Royal Wood | Interview & Performance

Royal Wood joined Stingray PausePlay at Canadian Music Week 2016 and opened up about his musical journey and his affinity for fine wine. We also got an inside look at his new album "Ghostlight", from concept to release.

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By: Catherine BoisvertFri, 05/25/2018
Entrevue | Annie Blanchard | De retour avec Welcome Soleil

En collaboration avec Ariane D.

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By: Digital DrumThu, 05/24/2018
And the 2018 Indigenous Music Awards Winners Are … | Digital Drum

Earlier this year, Canada’s thriving Indigenous music scene made some serious noise at the 2018 Juno Awards. Last weekend, it cranked things to 11.

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By: NoémiThu, 05/24/2018
Les musts des Francos Montréal 2018 | Programmation extérieure

Les Francos de Mtl nous proposent encore cette année une programmation riche et diversifiée. Il y a beaucoup trop d’artistes à ne pas manquer, mais voici les 10 spectacles extérieurs gratuits à ne pas manquer dans le cadre des Francos de Montréal (7-16 juin 2018)!

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By: StingrayWed, 05/23/2018
Summer Vibes Festival | Santa Teresa x Pouzza Fest 8

Montreal’s 8th annual city punk festival Pouzza Fest took place last weekend (May 18-20) in downtown Montreal including six indoor venues (Foufs 2.0, Foufounes Électriques, Midway Speakeasy, Katacombes, Club Soda, Théâtre Sainte-Catherine, Café Cléopâtre) and an outdoor stage at the Beer Garden. The festival attendees were spoiled with an amazing weather most of the weekend.

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By: GregTue, 05/22/2018
Events | 2018 Americana Music Awards nominations

While participating in the Music Biz 2018 conference in Nashville this past week, we also had a chance to attend the Americana Music Association press conference announcing this year’s nominations for the AMA Awards which took place at the Country Music Hall of Fame Ford Theatre on May 15.

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By: ZacMon, 05/21/2018
Stingray PausePlay | Billboard Music Awards 2018

Check out artists like Luis Fonsi, Bhad Bhabie, and Jessie McCartney as they chat with our host Zac Monson for the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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By: TeresaFri, 05/18/2018
Karaoke Etiquette 101 | 7 Foolproof Tips

There is nothing like singing karaoke to get the adrenaline pumping! Things can easily get out of hand. Follow these tips to ensure that everyone has a good karaoke time.

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By: MathieuFri, 05/18/2018
Top 10 | Rock Covers Music Videos

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the artists whose songs have been reimagined into ear-bursting rock anthems must be blushing from head to toe! This countdown of surprising rock takes has it all, from angrily reinvented ‘80s electro-pop track to rowdy remakes of funk classics.

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