News - Music Festival

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

Apr 18, 2017

First Conference Speakers Announced for BOW 2017

We’re excited to announce our first batch of conference speakers, and ready to get the ball rolling for 2017!

Apr 11, 2017

BreakOut West Announces Paul Brandt as Hall of Fame Inductee for the 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards

The Western Canadian Music Alliance is pleased to announce Paul Brandt as the 2017 inductee to the Western Canadian Music Hall of Fame, presented by…

Jan 16, 2017

SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED - BreakOut West 2017 Festival & Awards

Submission are now open for the BreakOut West Festival, and Western Canadian Music Awards, taking place in Edmonton, AB from Sept 13-17!

Oct 17, 2016

The 14th Annual WCMA Winners

On Thursday, October 13 at the Western Canadian Music Awards Show at Casino Regina, winners were honoured for several award categories as well as Hall…

Oct 3, 2016

VIP Ticket Upgrade Contest

The VIP Ticket Upgrade Contest is your chance to win the ultimate BreakOut West weekend experience!

Oct 2, 2016

Double D Cup Hockey

BreakOut West is pleased to present the 3rd annual “BOW Double D Cup” – an “on ice” tradition for women in the music…

Sep 26, 2016

Brett Kissel Contest

One lucky winner will get a chance to watch Brett Kissel in action AND get a picture with him at a private meet & greet at the show!

Sep 19, 2016

Live Like a Local Contest - Three Weeks of Giveaways Heading into #BOW2016

We’re excited to be headed to Regina, Saskatchewan in less than a month for BreakOut West so we’re doing three weeks of giveaways heading into…

Aug 9, 2016

BreakOut West Announces the 2016 Festival Line-up

The Western Canadian Music Alliance is pleased to announce the musical line-up for the 2016 BreakOut West Festival, taking place at eleven different…