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

Jan. 25, 2024

Featured Artist - Good Information

Filling in the industry thigh-gap, 5 piece femme powered Hip Hop/R&B group, NADUH, write, engineer, and produce all of their music - meaning they have…

Oct. 3, 2023

2023 Heritage Award, Kevin Walters Industry Builder Award, and Hall of Fame Inductee Announced

The Western Canadian Music Awards is thrilled to announce the 2023 specialty award recipients. The Heritage Award will be presented to acclaimed…

Sep. 27, 2023

Conference Announcement - Artist Therapy with Odario

It’s tough to be an artist. You have to wear all of the hats. Write, record and perform music, generate photo and video content for socials, market…

Sep. 11, 2023

Parenting at BreakOut West

Parenting in the music industry is more than just finding a caretaker while you’re out on the road. Being a music parent is about writing and sending…

Aug. 1, 2023

Keynote Announcement - Shane Koyczan

There seems no shortage of adjectives to describe a Shane Koyczan show. Moving, hilarious, challenging, provocative, or inspirational. Take your…