News - Music Festival

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

Jul 10, 2018

BREAKOUT WEST 2018 CROSSES BORDERS WELCOMING INTERNATIONAL PERFORMERS AND EAST COAST NEIGHBOURS

ARTISTS FROM AUSTRALIA, WALES, AND EASTERN CANADA TO SHOWCASE AT THE FESTIVAL IN KELOWNA

Jul 6, 2018

Featured Showcase Festival Artists

Over the next few months, we’re taking a look at a few of the can’t-miss performers that will be featured at the showcase festival this year. Today,…

Jul 6, 2018

Fourth Group of Conference Speakers Announced

A music licensing creative handling projects in the UK and across Europe; a lawyer, artist manager, and label owner; a Vancouver-based agent; and a…

Jun 28, 2018

What Constitutes Songwriting?

Kurt Dahl answers the Million Dollar Question in the Music Industry in this edition of the Roadmap to the Music Industry Series

Jun 28, 2018

Why Every Band Needs a Band Agreement

Drummer / Lawyer and WCMA Board Member Kurt Dahl shares important insight with our Roadmap to the Music Industry Series

Jun 26, 2018

OVER 100 FESTIVALS JOIN KEYCHANGE PLEDGE TO TACKLE GENDER INEQUALITY IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY

Earlier this year, BreakOut West joined the Keychange movement as one of the first Canadian festivals on board. Today PRS Foundation announces that…

Jun 25, 2018

Mistakes I Wish I Hadn’t Made

JUNO Award winning electronic rock duo Dear Rouge Western Canadian Music Award contributes to our Roadmap to the Music Industry series.

Jun 18, 2018

First Wave of Showcase Festival Performers Announced

BreakOut West is thrilled to announce the first wave of artists that will be showcasing at the 16th annual music festival, this year in Kelowna, BC.…

Jun 12, 2018

The Grapes of Wrath Announced as 2018 Inductees into the Western Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Kelowna-born rock band, The Grapes Of Wrath, will be celebrated for their decade-spanning career, and inducted into the Western Canadian Music Hall Of…