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

Sep 4, 2018

Its all about digital... More sessions announced for BreakOut West 2018

Make sure you plan to be in Kelowna by Thursday as we are starting off strong. Here are some of the sessions running Thursday and Friday.

Sep 3, 2018

Ellen Doty - Featured Artist

Ellen Doty is a soulful Canadian vocalist and songwriter with a world-class voice. Her music incorporates everything from jazz to soul, folk, pop and…

Aug 30, 2018

Apollo Suns - Featured Artist

“Instrumental Artist of the Year” nominees (2018 Western Canadian Music Awards) APOLLO SUNS were born from the fusing of eight Winnipeg, Canada based…

Aug 28, 2018

SOCAN Song House Sign ups Now Open!

Submissions are now open for the SOCAN Song House at BreakOut West 2018, scheduled for October 10 & 11, 2018, in Kelowna, BC. 

Aug 23, 2018

BREAKOUT WEST REACHES GENDER PARITY GOAL

FESTIVAL TO SHOWCASE 50% FEMALE / FEMALE-FRONTED ARTISTS AND 57% FEMALE INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS TO SPEAK AT THE CONFERENCE

Aug 21, 2018

One on Ones and New Panel Sessions Announced for BreakOut West 2018!

BreakOut West is only 7 weeks away and we are excited to announce more conference sessions, speakers and opportunities to sign up for one on one…

Aug 15, 2018

One-on-one Mentor Meetings at BreakOut West!

Don't miss your chance to get face time with key industry professionals from across the country and around the world. These instructions will prepare…

Aug 15, 2018

Final Round of BreakOut West Festival Performers Announced

Wristbands for BreakOut West are available at breakoutwest.ca and festival-goers can redeem their online purchase of wristbands, prior to the…

Aug 14, 2018

5 Tips to Pitching Your Music for Film & Television Placements

Ever hear a song being played in the background of a film and think, “man, that sounds like it could be one of my songs playing during that café…