News - Music Festival

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

Oct 23, 2019

Winnipeg’s "Village Idiots" BreakOut West Experience

Learn about the fantastic week at Breakout West 2019 alongside the Village Idiots! They are already excited for Breakout West 2020 in their hometown…

Oct 13, 2019

BreakOut 2019 West Recap!

What a time in Whitehorse!! Take a peek into what BreakOut West was like, and thanks again to all our bands, speakers, international delegates,…

Oct 4, 2019

The Western Canadian Music Industry Awards Announced!

The Industry Awards Brunch, hosted at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse, YT, the Western Canadian Music Alliance announced the recipients…

Oct 2, 2019

Western Canadian Music Artistic Awards Announced

The winners of the 2019 Western Canadian Music Artistic Awards have been revealed! Announced at the WCMA Reception held at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural…

Sep 21, 2019

WCMAs Announce Recipients of the 2019 Heritage Award and Kevin Walters Industry Builder Award

The Western Canadian Music Alliance announce the 2019 recipients of its Heritage Award – Local Yukon Legend and musician, Hank Karr – and of its Kevin…

Sep 20, 2019

Road Dogs Music Supply Opening a Pop-up Music Shop During BreakOut West 2019

Road Dogs Music Supply is hosting a music supply pop up, October 1 to 12 at Midnight Sun Coffee Roasters, located 21 Waterfront Place in Whitehorse.…

Sep 18, 2019

Jazz Showcase and Mini-BOW

BreakOut West is excited to host two additional showcases in Whitehorse, Yukon, on October 5th at the Old Fire Hall. Partnering with Jazz Yukon for…

Sep 15, 2019

Music Yukon Launches BreakOut West Community Tour

In the lead up to BreakOut West, Music Yukon, with the help of their incredible supporters, Yukon Media Development and Culture Quest, are jetting…

Sep 14, 2019

Welcome To Your Ultimate Yukon Activity Guide!

We invite you to discover what makes Whitehorse unlike any other place in the world, capturing the hearts and imagination of travellers from across…