|Stony Plain Records|
|Founder||Holger Petersen, Alvin Jahns|
|Distributor(s)||Warner Music Canada|
Alternative Distribution Alliance (US)
Continental Record Services (Europe)
The Orchard (digital)
|Genre||Blues, country, folk|
|Country of origin||Canada|
Stony Plain was founded by Holger Petersen and Alvin Jahns in 1976. The label released their first album that year. Beginning in 1989, the label's releases were distributed by Warner Music Canada  Peterson acted as the company's president for many years.
Stony Plain has previously licensed recordings from American labels Rounder Records, Sugar Hill Records, HighTone Records and Blind Pig Records for Canadian release. The label has also been the Canadian distributor for albums by American artists such as Steve Earle, Gillian Welch, and Emmylou Harris.
The label is still owned and operated by its founders Alvin Jahns and Holger Petersen. Petersen is also the author of two books of artist interviews and also hosts the weekly series Saturday Night Blues on CBC Radio One, Radio Two and SiriusXM 169 and Natch'l Blues on the CKUA Radio Network.
Recognition for the label and its artists includes 11 Juno Awards, six Grammy Award nominations, several Blues Music Awards and W.C. Handy Blues Awards, nine Canadian Country Music Awards for Label of the Year, more than 30 Maple Blues Awards and a number of Western Canada Music Awards. Stony Plain Records has earned several Gold and Platinum records for releases by artists as Ian Tyson, Corb Lund and various Best Of compilations.
The label was the recipient of The Blues Foundation's Keeping the Blues Alive Award in 2014.