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

Jun. 5, 2018

International Media and Labels in the Spotlight for Third Speaker Announcement

A UK based music writer and managing director of a critically acclaimed music festival; a music writer with a fresh, uncompromising approach to…

Jun. 5, 2018

Six Publicity Mistakes You May Be Making

Western Canadian Music Award winning publicist Susan Busse contributes to our Roadmap to the Music Industry series.

May 30, 2018

Arlo Maverick - Featured Artist

In spring of 2018, Arlo Maverick will release his sophomore album, Soul Merchant. Inspired by the Netflix original series Black Mirror, Soul Merchant…

May 10, 2018

Experience BreakOut West in Kelowna 2018

Check out the exclusive BreakOut West Kelowna video to see all the reasons you need to mark your calendar and join us in BC’s wine country Oct 10 -…

May 2, 2018

2018 WCMA Nominees Announced!

Voting open to members until Wednesday, May 16. The Western Canadian Music Alliance is thrilled to announce the talented artists and members of the…

Apr. 25, 2018

Recipients of Heritage and Kevin Walters Industry Builder Awards Announced

Terry Jacks (from left) and Allan Reid To Be Honoured at the Western Canadian Music Awards This October

Apr. 24, 2018

BreakOut West Changes Official Hashtag To #BreakOutWest

Over the past few years we've shared the same hashtag with a group of hunting enthusiasts, the Best of Westchester, Banquet of Worship and a recent…

Apr. 18, 2018

Second Batch of Speakers Announced

An Australian who launched a music services company specializing in artist, project, and event management, An US-based artist manager who works with…

Apr. 18, 2018

Sc Mira - Featured Artist

The video for the song, 'Noose' features a character now familiar to Sc Mira fans: the “Blob.” Fans have seen this in their recent video work, and it…