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CBC MUSIC'S RAINA DOURIS HOSTS THE POLARIS PRIZE GALA

Posted by Megan Hilario, 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Tonight, at the Polaris Prize Music Gala, an 11 member Grand Jury debates on the 10 short-listed albums and chooses a winner for this year’s Polaris Prize based on artistic merit. The event will be broadcasted live on CBC Music where numerous performances from the shortlisted artists will take place. Later, the official after-party is here at The Drake Hotel. We spoke to this year’s Polaris Host Raina Douris (Host, Radio 2 Morning, CBC Music) about the gala, what it means to host the event and having the life of a music guru.

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Polaris Music Prize: Q + A w/ Founder Steve Jordan

Posted by Drake, 2 months, 4 weeks ago

Ahead of tonight's main event (and our favourite part, personally, the bumpin' after-party) we talked to the founder and executive director of the Polaris Music Prize, Steve Jordan, to get a crash course on how the long-running award holds up in 2017.

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The Royal Foundry: Bringing Life and Love Into Their Music

Posted by Megan Hilario, 3 months, 2 weeks ago

We get to know The Royal Foundry before they hit the Drake Underground.

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On the Road w/ Walrus

Posted by Megan Hilario, 4 months, 3 weeks ago

If the band could support any act, dead or alive who would be?
I'm gonna say an alive Radiohead but that answer would be different for each member I think.

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LIVE IN THE UNDERGROUND – JULY PLAYLIST

Posted by Megan Hilario, 5 months, 1 week ago

Summer is in full swing, and the Underground has plenty of acts bringing the heat. A special curated playlist was built to soundtrack your sun-kissed days and warm nights. Here are some artists taking over the basement this month that you need to see.

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MT. JOY: INDIE FOLK BAND CHASING DREAMS IN AN ASTROVAN

Posted by Megan Hilario, 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Mt. Joy is an indie folk duo comprised of Matt Quinn and Sam Cooper who began their roots in Philadelphia and met again in LA where they naturally joined forces to pursue their passion for music. Their songs tell tales of pure adventure and whimsical imagination.

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