News - Music Festival

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

Aug 21, 2019

Bev Burton - Featured Delegate

Killer B Music has been booking and event managing festivals, events and events for over 12 years. KB also books and event manages large-scale shows,…

Aug 15, 2019

Second Wave of BreakOut West 2019 Delegates Announced!

You never know who you will run into on the streets of Whitehorse, but this October 2-6th, you can be sure they will either be your new favourite…

Aug 12, 2019

Final Wave Of Festival Performers Announced!

BreakOut West is excited to announce the final wave of artists that will be showcasing at the 17th annual music festival, this year in Whitehorse,…

Aug 11, 2019

The Sweeties - Featured Artist

The Sweeties are Whitehorse, Yukon’s most adorable rock and roll husband and wife duo. With a broken mid-century mid-western aesthetic and a call to…

Aug 2, 2019

First Group Of Delegates Announced!

Festival directors for tastemaker festivals, seasoned music journalists, bold new platforms for synchronization, high-powered international agents.…

Jul 24, 2019

Susan Aglukark Announced As The 2019 Western Canadian Music Hall Of Fame Inductee 

During a career that has spanned more than 25 years, Susan Aglukark’s journey as a singer-songwriter has led her to reflect on who she is, where she…

Jul 21, 2019

2019 SOCAN Song House at BreakOut West

Submissions are now open for the SOCAN Song House Songwriting Workshop at BreakOut West 2019, taking place October 2-6th, in Whitehorse Yukon.…

Jul 15, 2019

Second Wave Of Showcase Festival Artists Announced

BreakOut West is excited to announce the second wave of artists that will be showcasing at the 17th annual music festival, this year in Whitehorse!

Jul 10, 2019

Sarah MacDougall - Featured Artist

Sarah MacDougall is a transient spirit. Born in Sweden and raised in Whitehorse, her whisper-thin vocals carry a sensitivity to the human condition,…