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By: ArianeTue, 10/01/2019
Gala de l’ADISQ 2019 | Stingray en mode gala!

Stingray est fier de s’associer encore cette année à l’ADISQ, notre partenaire de longue date, pour son 41e Gala. Voici le programme!

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By: CharlesTue, 10/01/2019
Gala de l’ADISQ 2019: découvrez notre chaîne!

Durant tout le mois d’octobre, Stingray Musique vous offre une programmation spéciale consacrée aux artistes en nomination au Gala de l’ADISQ 2019. Cette chaîne vedette diffusera 24 heures sur 24 les chansons québécoises de la dernière année soupoudrée de quelques chansons de nos cousins français.

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By: Eva and SophieMon, 09/30/2019
Artists to Watch | October 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: StingrayMon, 09/30/2019
Clairo | Interview | Stingray Rising Stars

Clairo is an American singer-songwriter. Her fame escalated after releasing “Pretty Girl,” in 2017. The song attracted over 40 million views on YouTube and was recorded for an indie rock compilation benefiting the Transgender Law Center. We are happy to have Clairo as our latest Stingray Rising Star for October! Check out what she has to say about music and life, and listen to her songs in the following Stingray playlists:

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By: KentonMon, 09/23/2019
Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival | Stingray Rising Stars | Interview with McKinley Morrison & Williams

The Stingray Rising Stars Program at Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival was a huge success this year and featured artists from several musical genres.

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By: LucilleThu, 09/19/2019
Paul Daraîche & le Festival Western de St-Tite | Entrevue

Entre le 6 et le 15 septembre 2019, près de 600 000 se sont rendus à St-Tite pour assister au Festival Western, ses compétitions de rodéos et ses spectacles d’envergure.

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By: CharlesThu, 09/19/2019
14e Gala de la SPACQ | Prix Étoiles Stingray

C’est dans le cadre du 14e Gala de la SPACQ (Société professionnelle des auteurs et des compositeurs du Québec), qui s’est tenu dans la soirée du 16 septembre, au siège social de la Banque Nationale de Montréal que Stingray a remis le Prix André « Dédé » Fortin à deux inspirantes artistes soient Sara Dufour et Lydia Képinski. Ce prix était accompagné de deux bourses, chacune d’une valeur de 5 000$ offertes par le programme Prix Étoiles Stingray.

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By: ArianeThu, 09/19/2019
Haviah Mighty | 2019 Polaris Music Prize

Held at the historic Carlu in downtown Toronto, the evening featured performances by nine of the 10 Polaris nominees. These included Marie Davidson, Elisapie, FET.NAT, Dominique Fils-Aimé, Les Louanges, Haviah Mighty, PUP, Shad, and Snotty Nose Rez Kids. Jessie Reyez was also in attendance. CBC Music’s Raina Douris was the host for the gala.

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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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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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