The 2017 Polaris Music Prize has wrapped, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out on the performances.
Feist, Gord Downie, BadBadNotGood, A Tribe Called Red, Lisa LeBlanc, Tanya Tagaq, Weaves, Leif Vollebekk, Lido Pimienta and the late Leonard Cohen were all shortlisted for the $50,000 prize, and many of the artists were on hand Monday night at the gala to perform songs from their albums. You can watch them below.
Lisa LeBlanc performed "Ti-gars" and "5,748 km" from Why You Wanna Leave Runaway Queen?.
Leif Vollebekk performed "All Night Sedans" from Twin Solitude.
Eventual winner Lido Pimienta performed "Quiero Que Te Vaya Bien" and "La Capacidad" from La Papessa.
Weaves performed a new track, "Scream," and "One More" from its self-titled, shortlisted album. Fellow nominee Tagaq joined the band onstage.
For more from the Polaris Music Prize, including the winner, go to cbcmusic.ca/polaris.
Celebrating the best of Canadian music from 2018. The Polaris Prize awards the best full-length Canadian album based on artistic merit, regardless of genre, sales, or record label. Hear this year's short-list nominees Weaves, Daniel Ceasar, Jeremy Dutcher, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Alvvays and more