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By: Digital DrumFri, 09/21/2018
Jeremy Dutcher | 2018 Polaris Music Prize

It’s official: Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize, becoming the fourth Indigenous artist in the past five years to take home the $50,000 award.

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By: ArianeFri, 09/21/2018
Festival Western St-Tite 2018 | Prix Étoiles Stingray

Stingray Musique était fier d’associer une fois de plus son programme Prix Étoiles Stingray au Festival Western de St-Tite (FWST).

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By: ArianeFri, 09/21/2018
The Backstays | Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival 2018 | Stingray Rising Stars

Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival takes place each year in Fredericton's beautiful and historic downtown. This year Stingray Music was honoured to sponsor again the Stingray Rising Stars competition.

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By: SophieThu, 09/20/2018
Retro Country | Top 10 Music Videos

Country music's royalty of the '80s, '90s, and early '90s unites in this legend-packed Top 10 of all-time hits that will grab your heart and make you grab your hat.

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By: GregWed, 09/19/2018
Dallas Smith | CCMA 2018

The 2018 CCMA (Canadian Country Music Association) Awards are now officially in the record books. The awards happened in Hamilton, Ontario over two nights, September 8 – 9. Stingray Music was there to participate in the ceremonies as a perennial sponsor of the CCMA under our Stingray Rising Stars program.

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By: ArianeWed, 09/19/2018
2018 Polaris Music Prize Gala | Stingray Rising Stars

Stingray Music attended the 2018 Polaris Music Prize Gala at The Carlu on September 17, 2018. A select panel of music critics judged and awarded the Prize without regard to musical genre or commercial popularity.

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By: ArianeThu, 09/13/2018
ADISQ 2018 | Dévoilement des nominations 2018 | Prix Étoiles Stingray

Stingray Musique est fière de s’associer encore cette année à l’ADISQ pour le 40e Gala de l’ADISQ. Stingray Musique remettra son Prix Étoiles Stingray de 5 000$ au gagnant ou à la gagnante de la catégorie « Vidéo de l’année ». Découvrez les nommés!

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By: LucilleThu, 09/13/2018
Polaris Music Prize | 2018 Shortlisted Albums & Artists

Get an overview of the shortlisted albums and artists for the Polaris Music Prize.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresMon, 11/14/2016
‘Hallelujah’ and farewell to Leonard Cohen

Only a few weeks before the news broke about his death, Leonard Cohen was the subject of a piece in The New Yorker, which detailed the ailments that had kept him off the road the past couple of years.

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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: SydneyMon, 10/31/2016
Passenger | Interview & Performance

We sat down with the incredibly funny and talented Passenger at Osheaga 2016. He chatted with us about his musical beginnings AND brand new material. He filled us in on the process of writing his new album and honing his skills. We also got the scoop on his love of fast food! 

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By: SydneyMon, 09/19/2016
Gabriella | Interview & Performance

We sat down with The Voice France finalist, Canada's own Gabriella, to talk about her album Story of Oak, how a broken finger can be a good thing, and how she's gearing up to release new music soon.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresWed, 07/20/2016
Happy Birthday and Hats Off to Carlos Santana

On his 69th birthday, which took place on July 20, he should embrace his age. Now doing a residency at the House of Blues in Las Vegas, he recently issued a reunion album, Santana IV, with most of the original band members playing together for the first time in some 45 years.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresFri, 07/15/2016
The Doors at the Bowl: Mick, LSD and a Moth

To play the Hollywood Bowl. For any musician, that has to be a career highlight. The Doors performed in that revered venue in 1968, and Ray Manzarek, in his interview for Qello Concerts, articulated the import of such an occasion.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresFri, 07/08/2016
The Dead at the End of ‘So Many Roads’

It’s not a sexy, round-number anniversary, but I bet Deadheads know that July 9 was the date of the last Grateful Dead concert with Jerry Garcia. That was in 1995, at Soldier Field in Chicago.

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