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

Feb. 28, 2020

Folk Alliance Recap

Folk Alliance 2020 brought a stellar cohort of Western Canadian talent to New Orleans.

Nov. 29, 2019

5 Unique Christmas Gifts For The Music Fan In Your Life

Everyone has a music fan they are shopping for this holiday season. The BreakOut West team has put together five unique gifts to give, which also…

Oct. 23, 2019

Winnipeg’s "Village Idiots" BreakOut West Experience

Learn about the fantastic week at Breakout West 2019 alongside the Village Idiots! They are already excited for Breakout West 2020 in their hometown…

Oct. 13, 2019

BreakOut 2019 West Recap!

What a time in Whitehorse!! Take a peek into what BreakOut West was like, and thanks again to all our bands, speakers, international delegates,…

Oct. 4, 2019

The Western Canadian Music Industry Awards Announced!

The Industry Awards Brunch, hosted at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse, YT, the Western Canadian Music Alliance announced the recipients…

Oct. 2, 2019

Western Canadian Music Artistic Awards Announced

The winners of the 2019 Western Canadian Music Artistic Awards have been revealed! Announced at the WCMA Reception held at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural…

Sep. 21, 2019

WCMAs Announce Recipients of the 2019 Heritage Award and Kevin Walters Industry Builder Award

The Western Canadian Music Alliance announce the 2019 recipients of its Heritage Award – Local Yukon Legend and musician, Hank Karr – and of its Kevin…

Sep. 20, 2019

Road Dogs Music Supply Opening a Pop-up Music Shop During BreakOut West 2019

Road Dogs Music Supply is hosting a music supply pop up, October 1 to 12 at Midnight Sun Coffee Roasters, located 21 Waterfront Place in Whitehorse.…

Sep. 18, 2019

Jazz Showcase and Mini-BOW

BreakOut West is excited to host two additional showcases in Whitehorse, Yukon, on October 5th at the Old Fire Hall. Partnering with Jazz Yukon for…