Polaris Music Prize 2020

The 2020 Polaris Music Prize Celebration, presented by CBC Music, takes place Monday, October 19. This special cinematic event will stream live across numerous CBC Music properties and CBC Gem and will feature the live [...]

Playlist Friday: DarBar’s Polaris Music Prize Short List 2020

The Polaris Music Prize Short List will be revealed on Wednesday, July 15. The playlist today has a couple tracks each for 10 albums that I am hoping will be on that list. I was [...]

Polaris Music Prize Long List 2020

Today is the day of the big reveal of the Polaris Music Prize Long List for 2020. The #Polaris2020 Long List reveal takes place at noon ET / 9 am PT via Polaris YouTube and [...]

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Playlist Friday: DarBar’s Polaris Music Prize Long List

It is Polaris Music Prize season and I am anxiously waiting to hear who makes it on to the Long List. The jurors votes are in and the official long list will be announced on [...]

Playlist Friday: Polaris Music Prize Short List 2019

It's time to revisit the Polaris Music Prize Short List before the Polaris Gala. Taking place September 16 at The Carlu in Toronto, Polaris Short List-nominated acts FET.NAT, Les Louanges, Haviah Mighty and Snotty Nose [...]

Playlist Friday: DarBar’s Polaris Long List

We are in the middle of Polaris Music Prize season and I am anxiously waiting to hear who makes it on to the Long List. The jurors votes are in and the official long list [...]

2018 Polaris Music Prize

Jeremy Dutcher has won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize with his album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa on Monday night. The album is so deserving of the award. In my mind when I heard the album and read [...]

Playlist Friday: Polaris Music Prize Short List and Festivals

There are a few playlists for you to listen to this week. Polaris and music festivals are the topics of the day. The first playlist has a couple tracks from each album that made it [...]

Playlist Friday: Happy Canada Day!

It is double playlist week again. Canada Day is on this Sunday so I had to bring out the Canada playlist again with a couple new tracks added. It has over five hours of very [...]

Playlist Friday: 2018 Polaris Music Prize Long List

The Polaris Music Prize Long List has been unveiled live at The Drake Hotel in Toronto, Canada!  Well over 200 Canadian albums have been narrowed down to 40. You can find the Long List here. [...]