News - Music Festival

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

Sep 13, 2018

Announcing, so many more speakers and workshops…

With one month out to BreakOut West make sure you book your flights, download the BreakOut West 2018 app, sign up for one on ones and check out all of…

Sep 13, 2018

Be the BreakOut West Weekend Ambassador

We’re looking for one social (media) butterfly to be our BreakOut West Ambassador and share their weekend experience online. We’ll be giving our…

Sep 11, 2018

HOW TO STOP SUCKING AT MUSIC CONFERENCES

Nigel P. Jenkins shares his vast experience on getting the best out of conferences in this Roadmap to the Music Industry edition.

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…