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By: Brad DrydenMon, 07/15/2019
Halifax Jazz Festival 2019 | Interview | Stingray Rising Stars

Hi there! It’s Brad Dryden, from the Morning Breeze with Brad and Natalie. It was my pleasure to present the Stingray Rising Stars award at TD Halifax Jazz Festival, a longstanding Stingray Music partner.

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By: Eva and SophieFri, 07/12/2019
Artists to Watch | July 2019

From viral sensations to promising up-and-comers, 2019 is producing an incredible crop of new artists that remind us why we listen to music at all. Here are some of our favorites so far. 

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By: VSOIFri, 07/05/2019
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Institute 2019 | Stingray Rising Stars winners

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra welcomed 81 outstanding participants to the 2019 Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The immersive, ten-day training program is a unique opportunity for emerging talents of the classical music world to live and perform at the University of British Columbia in beautiful BC. As part of the final concert on July 3rd at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, six outstanding young musicians were presented with Stingray Rising Stars prizes.

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By: ZacFri, 07/05/2019
Ottawa Jazz Festival 2019 | Stingray Rising Stars winners

Once again on a scorching Canada Day, Stingray Music visited the nation’s capital for the fourth year in a row to attend the 2019 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival. We were welcomed with incredible music and had the chance to provide four bursaries to deserving new talent.

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By: SashaWed, 07/03/2019
Festival Nuits d'Afrique | 5 concerts à ne pas manquer !

La 33ième édition du Festival Nuits d’Afrique aura lieu du 9 au 21 juillet à Montréal dans le quartier des spectacles. En plus d’avoir créé une chaine entièrement dédiée à tous les artistes qui y ont joué et qui contient les productions du festival, nous vous proposons cinq concerts à ne pas manquer cette année.

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By: ArianeMon, 07/01/2019
Toronto Jazz Festival 2019 | Stingray Rising Stars winners

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival wrapped up its 33rd edition on Sunday, June 30th, after presenting more than 175 free performances throughout the ten-day run. As part of the festivities, the Stingray Rising Stars prizes were awarded to emerging talent in the Festival lineup.

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By: AmyFri, 06/28/2019
Yuna | Interview | Stingray Rising Stars

Stingray is proud to promote emerging artists through our monthly Rising Stars program. We are thrilled to introduce you to Yuna, our latest Rising Star for July! 

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By: ArianeThu, 06/27/2019
Jacob Do | Prix Étoiles Stingray | Festival international de Jazz de Montréal 2019

C’est dans la salle feutrée et chaleureuse de l’Astral qu’avait lieu le concours pour remettre le premier Prix Oliver-Jones de l’histoire du festival, auquel Stingray associait fièrement son programme Prix Étoiles Stingray.

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By: Guillaume B.Thu, 03/28/2019
The Cinematic Orchestra
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By: ArianeFri, 03/22/2019
JUNOS 2019 | Stingray on the JUNO Express!

On Friday, March 15, the Stingray team arrived at Toronto’s Union Central Station excited to be part of the JUNO Express, in collaboration with the JUNOS and Via Rail. As we headed to the JUNO Awards in London, Ontario, we hosted artists and fans for a private show in the Stingray Car!

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By: LucilleTue, 03/19/2019
JUNOS 2019 | Stingray PausePlay Episodes on the Red Carpet!

On March 15th, the Stingray squad headed to London, Ontario, for the JUNO Awards, a weekend of music celebrations. It is always with great pleasure and excitement that Stingray partners with the JUNOS to honour Canada’s music, and the people who make it shine all around the world.

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By: StingrayTue, 03/19/2019
Interview with Jesse Cook | Jazz

We asked 10 questions to Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer:  Jesse Cook!

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By: LucilleFri, 03/08/2019
Tamara Weber-Fillion @ Stingray Café | Cinq-à-sept / Happy Hour

Chaque vendredi, les employés de notre Quartier général à Montréal se rejoignent au Café Stingray autour d’un verre pour célébrer les bons coups de la semaine et fraterniser entre collègues.

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By: Eva and SophieWed, 03/06/2019
Artists to Watch | March 2019

"From viral sensations to promising up-and-comers, 2019 is producing an incredible crop of new artists that remind us why we listen to music at all. Here are some of our favorites so far. 

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By: Rebecca O.Tue, 03/05/2019
Power Women: The Rise of Female Rappers

With her painfully public feuds, love for explicit language, and controversial past, Afro-Latina rapper Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, better known as Cardi B, may not be considered as an ideal role model for young women by the general public. Nevertheless, the 26-year old New Yorker just made history; at the 61st annual Grammy Awards earlier this year, Cardi B won the category “Best Rap Album” for her 2018 release “Invasion of Privacy,” making her the first female solo artist to ever achieve this. Role model or not, Cardi B’s win marks an important milestone in the history and continuous rise of female rap.

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By: William D.Tue, 03/05/2019
You Know The Score: Oscars Roundup

The dust has settled following the 91st Academy Awards, and as always, the ceremony has provoked heated debate amongst critics and movie fans alike. In this first installment of ‘You Know the Score,’ I look at the nominees for Best Original Score and discuss whether the Academy made the right choice in awarding the Oscar to Ludwig Göransson for Black Panther.

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By: ArianeTue, 03/05/2019
JUNOS 2019 | Stingray at the JUNOS!

As part of its longstanding partnership with the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS), Stingray is proud to be at the JUNOS again this year. We’ll be attending and covering various events, presenting one of our prestigious Stingray Rising Stars awards, and promoting various JUNOS-themed music channels.

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