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By: Eric AWed, 08/14/2019
Wellington Water Week | Our Top 5!

Many Canadians visit Prince Edward County during the summer to experience its excellent wines, delicious local products, and vast sandy beaches. Wellington Water Week is one more reason to visit this scenic getaway in Ontario.

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By: Eva and SophieTue, 08/06/2019
Artists to Watch | August 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: StingrayWed, 07/31/2019
Katori Walker | Interview | Stingray Rising Stars

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

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By: Ariane DurocherTue, 07/23/2019
The Best Tunes for Summer Parties

With pool parties and BBQ season in high gear, get the music right! Here’s a list of great curated audio channels sure to bring your gatherings to the next level, all available on the free Stingray Music mobile app.

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By: TD SunfestThu, 07/18/2019
TD Sunfest 2019 | Stingray Rising Stars

TD Sunfest wrapped up its landmark 25th edition on Sunday, July 7th after four days of presenting more than 80 FREE-admission performances by 40 top world music & jazz groups from every corner of the globe, and attracting 600+ volunteers and a record number of visits from near and far, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who, during Thursday evening’s opening ceremonies, praised the festival as “a showcase of the best of London and the best of Canada in its diversity.”

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By: Winnipeg Folk FestivalThu, 07/18/2019
Winnipeg Folk Festival 2019 | Stingray Rising Stars

For ten years, Stingray has supported young music talent at the Winnipeg Folk Festival. This year, 39 performers participated in the Stingray Young Performers Program and were mentored by Christine Fellows & John K. Samson, Danny Michel, Jesse Matas, Samantha Crain, and William Prince, all of who provided invaluable insight.

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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: MikelFri, 05/03/2019
Bleu Jeans Bleu @ 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 SophieFri, 05/03/2019
Artists to Watch | May 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: ArianeWed, 05/01/2019
25e édition de Ma Première Place des Arts | Prix Étoiles Stingray

Depuis plus de vingt-cinq ans, Ma première Place des Arts soutient le talent émergent de la chanson francophone actuelle. Cette année, la finale du concours avait lieu à la Cinquième Salle de la Place des Arts et était animé avec brio par Olivier Robillard-Laveaux, sous la direction musicale de Jean-Francois Beaudet. Ma première Place des Arts a été le tremplin de plusieurs artistes qui bénéficient aujourd’hui de carrières actives et exaltantes tant à l’échelle locale qu’internationale. Certains anciens participants et anciens gagnants ont d’ailleurs été appelé à agir à titre de mentors auprès des finalistes du cru 2019.

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By: HitskeTue, 04/30/2019
The younger classical generation presents: Young Euro Classic

In classical music, everybody admires the greatest conductors, the most well-known orchestra and the most renowned soloists. These stars of classical music get a lot of attention all over the world. They play in the biggest concerts halls and are the headliners of classical music festivals. But how does one become a classical music icon? What does it take to get to the top? And by giving the younger generation a bigger stage, will this also attract a younger audience? The younger classical generation presents Young Euro Classic!

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By: HitskeTue, 04/30/2019
Artists to Watch | Classical:NEXT 2019

Every year in May one of the biggest global classical and art music fairs is held in Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. Classical:NEXT is a meeting for labels, distributors, media, orchestras, artists, and managers. The mission of Classical:NEXT is to unify the global art music scene, to enable it to work better together. It focuses on innovation, increasing relevance and effectiveness in both business and creative aspects of the industry.

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By: Rebecca O.Fri, 04/26/2019
Owls

After the 2018 release of their debut album Icaros, the British electronic-soul quartet Noya Rao returns with new music on the 26th of April. The band’s new record, an EP named Owls, effortlessly blends a multitude of genres, similar to its predecessor. Comparable to acts like Little Dragon, James Blake, and Polica, the Leeds-based quartet plays with lo-fi hip-hop and soulful electronica. One of Noya Rao’s unique attributes is the band’s way of allowing each sound and instrument to be distinct enough to display its unique richness and still blend into a harmonic arrangement.

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By: LucilleTue, 04/23/2019
Noya Rao
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By: BrianWed, 04/17/2019
We Need To Talk

You all know my usual deal, I like to listen to music while doing something else and depending on how good an album is, I either find myself finishing the task with ease or in the case of We Need to Talk, sitting on my couch with my eyes closed listening to every lyric and getting lost in the story. At only 36 minutes long, the album is definitely a product of the streaming era since the songs are catchy and say a lot in a short time, but end too quickly for my liking. That isn’t on Tayla, the average song length has dropped almost 30 secs since hip-hop was born, so it makes sense that most artist now make shorter songs. Plus, they want you to repeat the track since they’re getting paid for every stream. My listening of that album alone may put Tayla and any future Tayla Jr. through college.

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By: LucilleWed, 04/17/2019
Tayla Parx
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By: LucilleTue, 04/16/2019
« Québec Émergent », une chaîne à découvrir sans plus attendre !

Qui n’a jamais eu cette sensation folle de tomber en amour pour une chanson et d’avoir envie de l’écouter en boucle jusqu’à s’en écœurer ? Chez Stingray Musique, nous aimons provoquer ce sentiment et vous faire découvrir de nouveaux artistes tout en soutenant la relève musicale.

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