Up-to-date news on the BreakOut West Music Festival, Awards, Conference, International Events, and Feature Artists

May 25, 2017


To celebrate the stylish new BreakOut West website, we’re giving away a delegate pass to this year’s BreakOut West happening Sept 13-17 in Edmonton,…

May 22, 2017

Second Round of Conference Speakers Announced for BOW 2017

The director of a festival management company in the UK, a publicist for aggressive music, the owner of a German label and agency, the founder of an…

May 19, 2017

Feature Artist

Monthly features on the best in western Canadian talent coming soon!

Apr 24, 2017

2017 Western Canadian Music Award Nominees

April 24, 2017, Edmonton, AB: The Western Canadian Music Alliance is excited to reveal the nominees for the 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards and…

Apr 18, 2017

First Conference Speakers Announced for BOW 2017

We’re excited to announce our first batch of conference speakers, and ready to get the ball rolling for 2017!

Apr 11, 2017

BreakOut West Announces Paul Brandt as Hall of Fame Inductee for the 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards

The Western Canadian Music Alliance is pleased to announce Paul Brandt as the 2017 inductee to the Western Canadian Music Hall of Fame, presented by…

Jan 16, 2017

SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED - BreakOut West 2017 Festival & Awards

Submission are now open for the BreakOut West Festival, and Western Canadian Music Awards, taking place in Edmonton, AB from Sept 13-17!

Oct 17, 2016

The 14th Annual WCMA Winners

On Thursday, October 13 at the Western Canadian Music Awards Show at Casino Regina, winners were honoured for several award categories as well as Hall…

Oct 3, 2016

VIP Ticket Upgrade Contest

The VIP Ticket Upgrade Contest is your chance to win the ultimate BreakOut West weekend experience!