News - Music Festival

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

Jul 4, 2017

BreakOut West Thrilled to Partner with Australian Music Week

BreakOut West is partnering with Australian Music Week (AMW) to feature the first international artists performing as part of the festival in this…

Jun 27, 2017

BreakOut West and ECMA Launch 'East Meets West'

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) and Western Canadian Music Alliance (WCMA) are excited to launch 'East Meets West', a new collaboration which…

Jun 19, 2017

NAHGA - Featured Artist

'Agodaade' (pronounced AH-GO-DAH-DAY) is a Tlicho word that means 'becoming' or 'beginning to happen'; I thought the title was fitting for my debut…

Jun 15, 2017

BreakOut West Announces the First Wave of Festival Artists and Kick-Off Concert Line-up

BreakOut West is pleased to announce the first wave of artists for the 15th Annual BreakOut West Festival, taking place at venues throughout the city…

Jun 5, 2017

Third Round of Conference Speakers Announced for BreakOut West 2017

The director of a multi-service music company in Australia, an agent who represents some of the biggest touring acts in music, the national publicity…

May 29, 2017

Slow Leaves - Featured Artist

Slow Leaves just released a new video for album track “How Do I Say” from multiple Prism Prize nominated directors Ft. Langley.

May 22, 2017

Second Round of Conference Speakers Announced for BOW 2017

The director of a festival management company in the UK, a publicist for aggressive music, the owner of a German label and agency, the founder of an…

May 19, 2017

Feature Artist

Monthly features on the best in western Canadian talent coming soon!

Apr 24, 2017

2017 Western Canadian Music Award Nominees

April 24, 2017, Edmonton, AB: The Western Canadian Music Alliance is excited to reveal the nominees for the 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards and…