Winnipeg, MB Sept 30 - Oct 4, 2020

Western Canada's largest music industry event! This is your chance to discover your next favourite band. Featuring a four-day industry conference, 55+ showcasing bands.

The WCMA head office is located in Winnipeg, MB. We recognize the ancestral lands, from Treaty One Territory, the original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. 

Showcase Festival

A multi-genre line-up of over 50 artists showcasing at a dozen venues


The four-day conference brings together key players and tastemakers from around the world

Featured Artist

Feature highlighting the best in Western Canadian talent


The Western Canadian Music Awards


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International Events

BreakOut West extends its support of Canadian artists and music entrepreneurs at festivals around the world!