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By: Ben Fong-TorresMon, 09/13/2021
Remembering the Summer of Love, 50 Years After

50 years after the Summer of Love, Been Fong-Torres discusses the "San Francisco Sound" and the revolutionary attitude that propelled artists like the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane to fame.

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By: Stingray CuratorsFri, 09/03/2021
The Best of Country Music | 2021 | Stingray Listeners Have Their Say

The Top 10 Most Played Songs on Stingray Hot Country in 2021 (so far!) 

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By: Stingray CuratorsThu, 09/02/2021
Back-to-School Cool – September Essentials 

These back-to-school vibes are guaranteed to keep the good times flowing. 

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By: Aleesha P.Wed, 09/01/2021
Stingray celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month!

Come celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Stingray! Stingray commemorates Hispanic Heritage across 4 platforms: Qello, Karaoke, Naturescape AND Classica!

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By: Ben Fong-TorresTue, 08/31/2021
Tina Turner: One Last Time, Live in Concert

Ben Fong-Torres, legendary Rolling Stones editor, takes us through some of Tina Turner's most iconic concerts and career highlights.

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By: Ben Fong-TorresTue, 08/31/2021
The Everly Brothers - Reunion Concert: Live at the Royal Albert Hall

Discover more about The Everly Brothers, the country-influenced rock and rock duo, by taking a look at their 1983 concert at the Royal Albert Hall in London.

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By: FrédériqueFri, 08/27/2021
Marsö Margelidon | FICG 2021 | Prix Étoiles Stingray

Le Festival international de la chanson de Granby (FICG) est un partenaire de longue date du programme Prix Étoiles Stingray. Il s’agit du plus important concours de chanson francophone en Amérique. La mission du festival est de découvrir, de développer et de promouvoir la relève de la chanson francophone d’ici et d’ailleurs.

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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: Ben Fong-TorresTue, 11/22/2016
No Direction Home: Bob Dylan

In the way he’s accepted his Nobel Prize for literature, by seemingly not acknowledging it for so long that one of the awards committees called him “rude” and “arrogant,” Bob Dylan was being himself.

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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: 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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