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Lido Pimienta

Polaris Prize-Winning Musician & Artist

Lido has become the face of a new wave of artists focused on social activism, and she’s being recognized for it. In 2017 her album La Papessa was chosen over candidates like Feist & Leonard Cohen for the prestigious Polaris Prize for Album of the Year. In the same year, she was named Artist of the Year by The Globe & Mail.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


An Evening with Lido Pimienta
Storytelling & Performance


Polaris Music Prize

Summary Profile

Through her interdisciplinary music and art, Lido’sempowering and socially conscious messages explore the politics of gender, race, motherhood, and identity.

Captivating audiences with her music, storytelling, and comedic charm, Lido shares practical advice and insight on love & relationships, resisting norms, navigating casual racism, and social activism.