News - Music Festival

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

Jun 4, 2019

5 Panels at BreakOut West 2019

BreakOut West is more than a festival, it’s also an industry conference for artists and those who support them. With industry delegates from across…

May 27, 2019

Pharis and Jason Romero - Featured Artist

BC husband and wife duo Pharis and Jason Romero's Sweet Old Religion (2018) is a nostalgic and pensive take on bluegrass, traditional, and…

Apr 30, 2019

2019 Western Canadian Music Award Nominees Announced

The Western Canadian Music Alliance is excited to announce the incredible artists and members of the music industry that have been nominated for the…

Apr 22, 2019

Study Claims Attending A Concert Once Every Two Weeks Can Add Nine Years To Your Life

Concerts can be daunting as you get older, what with late start times, a slew of opening acts, and the prospect of standing next to tall, sweaty…

Apr 22, 2019

SOCAN Members Achieve Extended Play From Global Enjoyment Of Canadian Music

A rising tide of Canadian music success around the world has helped to create a buoyant year for Canada’s songwriters, composers and publishers,…

Apr 15, 2019

Safer Spaces On The Road

Since Fall of 2017, conversations about sexual harassment and sexual assault in the music industry have taken centre stage, generating interest from…