News - International Events

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

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…

Aug 7, 2018

Announcing German Industry Leaders Coming to BreakOut West!

An incredible mix of German industry professionals will be taking in BreakOut West this year to share their expertise and check out the incredible…

Aug 3, 2018

Samurai Champs - Featured Artist

Hailing from two Canadian prairie cities – the “Bridge City”, Saskatoon, and the “Queen City”, Regina, Samurai Champs is a recording and performing…

Jul 24, 2018

BOW Showcase Artist Marketing Grants Announced

For the first time in BreakOut West history, the event is providing digital marketing grants to all showcasing musicians, thanks to the generous…

Jul 23, 2018

Kick-Off Concert Performers Announced!

BREAKOUT WEST KICKS OFF WITH ROCKIN’ CONCERT HEADLINED BY THE WILD!