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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

GOOD LUCK! Local Polaris Heritage Prize Nominees! PLEASE VOTE!


Every year, the Polaris Heritage Prize celebrates amazing Canadian albums from the past. This year, there are quite a few local entries. You can help by clicking here to vote for our area artists. Deadline is October 18, 2018.

The late, great Hamilton folk legend Stan Rogers is in the running for the 1976-1985 category for his classic Fogarty’s Cove album. 



Links: Stan RogersMore Stan Rogers StoriesVideo above courtesy of Quantorful

Another hammertown veteran, Daniel Lanois, has his debut Acadie listed in the 1986-1995 section. Also 2112 by Rush, the world-renowned power trio featuring Hamilton-born Neil Peart on drums is up for the 1976-1985 category 

The Band, the legendary ground featuring members from the Norfolk area was nominated for their classic album Music From Big Pink (1960-1975 category)

Kitchener's John Oswald has his album Plunderphonics up for the 1986-1995 award.

For the 1996-2005 section we have You Were Here by Burlington's Sarah Harmer and Guelph indie rockers, Constantines for Shine A Light



Links: Sarah HarmerMore Sarah Harmer StoriesVideo above courtesy of ccpasley



Links: Constantines, More Constantines Stories, Video above courtesy of EXPLOSIONCHUNKERS

Here's the complete list of nominees:

1960-1975
1976-1985
1986-1995
1996-2005

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