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

Jun. 28, 2018

What Constitutes Songwriting?

Kurt Dahl answers the Million Dollar Question in the Music Industry in this edition of the Roadmap to the Music Industry Series

Jun. 28, 2018

Why Every Band Needs a Band Agreement

Drummer / Lawyer and WCMA Board Member Kurt Dahl shares important insight with our Roadmap to the Music Industry Series

Jun. 26, 2018


Earlier this year, BreakOut West joined the Keychange movement as one of the first Canadian festivals on board. Today PRS Foundation announces that…

Jun. 18, 2018

First Wave of Showcase Festival Performers Announced

BreakOut West is thrilled to announce the first wave of artists that will be showcasing at the 16th annual music festival, this year in Kelowna, BC.…

May 10, 2018

Experience BreakOut West in Kelowna 2018

Check out the exclusive BreakOut West Kelowna video to see all the reasons you need to mark your calendar and join us in BC’s wine country Oct 10 -…

Mar. 12, 2018

Attend BreakOut West 2018 in Kelowna, BC

A 4-day music conference and a 3-night music showcase festival that provides artists and industry the opportunity to expand their careers through…

Feb. 6, 2018

Submissions Open for East Coast & Australian Artists to Showcase at BreakOut West 2018

BreakOut West, ECMA, and AMW are pleased to open submissions for the 2nd instalment of the East Meets West and Australian collaborations.

Oct. 25, 2017

ECMA and BreakOut West Present: The “East Meets West” Spotlight at the 2018 East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference

Launch the applications for BOW artists to apply for WCMA. Apply now, deadline is December 1, 2017.

Oct. 3, 2017

Collected - BreakOut West 2017 Highlight Videos

Watch Day One, Day Two, Day Three, and Day Four Highlight Videos all in one place!