Posted On: Aug. 21, 2019

Bev Burton - Featured Delegate

BreakOut West is a meeting place for influential music industry moguls to see the best of what Western Canada has to offer. As our full delegate list is announced, take a deep dive into some of the people you will be meeting in Whitehorse YT, October 2-6, 2019.

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Killer B Music has been booking and event managing festivals, events and events for over 12
years, our portfolio of festivals has included: Hop Farm Music Festival, FIB Benicassim, The
Mighty Boosh Festival, Costa de Fuego, Black Deer, Wood Festival, Cambridge Folk Festival,
Desertfest, Wheels and Fins, Zoo Project UK, The Brick Lane Takeover, The Magic Loungeabout,
Synergy Live, Parklife (South Africa), Roko Nakyts, Bliuzo Naktys and Galapagai (Lithuania).
KB also books and event manages large-scale shows, our last 2 shows were Kings of Leon at
Newcastle Football Club and Sarah Brightman and the Chinese Philharmonic Orchestra, in
Beijing, China.


1. What got you into working in the music industry?

I started a long time ago in CD manufacturing in the Midlands, and then landed a Production Managers job at Mushroom Records in London thanks to my then boss Tim Bevan, and that’s how I got my foot in the door and I haven’t let it go since!

2. What is your relationship with Western Canadian Music?

I’ve been booking western Canadian bands for a long time, you just do it so well out here, I personally love the music you guys make and fortunately have the festivals to put artists I like on, this is made all the better knowing Robyn, Alex and co at BOW that expose to the best you have to offer. 

3. What is the most exciting part of working in music in 2019?

The sheer amount of great talent out there, we have some fantastic artists coming through at the moment and watching them take off and seeing how well they do is just great, great musicians making some great music.