About the Year-Round and International Events

While we are not yet jumping on planes to meet in person, we encourage you to check out online programming of international events. We also re hosting online events throughout 2021 including HowWeListen (with Byta). Watch here for more information and how to save your spot.

See below for past international event programming and links to online international programming; music knowledge coming to you.

Liverpool Sound City 2022

BreakOut West is headed to Sound City! On May 1st BreakOut West will be presenting five western…

Folk Alliance 2022

BreakOut West is teaming up with Alberta Music, Music BC, Manitoba Music, and SaskMusic to host a…

Tallinn Music Week 2022

The 2022 edition of the new music and city festival Tallinn Music Week (TMW) will take place in…

C/O Pop 2022

BreakOut West is heading to c/o pop this spring in Cologne, Germany, and we are taking four…

FOCUS Wales 2022

BreakOut West is heading to FOCUS Wales and we are taking seven incredible Western Canadian artists…

SXSW 2022

BreakOut West is heading south to Austin, TX for SXSW and we are taking eight incredible western…

FOCUS Wales 2021

BreakOut West is heading to FOCUS Wales and we are taking seven incredible Western Canadian artists…

Folk Unlocked 2021

Manitoba Music is teaming up with BreakOut West, SaskMusic, Alberta Music, and Music BC to present a…

Folk Alliance International 2020

BreakOut West is teaming up with Alberta Music, Music BC, Manitoba Music, and SaskMusic to host a…

BreakOut West At FOCUS Wales 2019

BreakOut West is heading south to FOCUS Wales and we are taking seven incredible Western Canadian…

The Great Escape 2019

BreakOut West is crossing the Atlantic for The Great Escape 2019 with seven Western Canadian artists…

SXSW 2019

BreakOut West is heading south to Austin, TX for SXSW and we are taking eight incredible Western…

Folk Alliance International 2019

BreakOut West is teaming up with Alberta Music, Music BC, Manitoba Music, and SaskMusic to host a…

Australian Music Week 2018

Six Canadian acts head to Cronulla, New South Wales for Australian Music Week.

Tallinn Music Week 2019

The 11th edition of the new music and city festival Tallinn Music Week (TMW) will take place in…

FOCUS Wales 2019

As part of the BreakOut West partnership with FOCUS Wales, the following western Canadian artists…

Americana 2018

BreakOut West artists take their talents South to Americana. Check out the incredible lineup for…

BreakOut West at Reeperbahn 2018

Check out the incredible talent coming your way Germany. Join us for some incredible western…

New Skool Rules 2018

The worlds biggest International Urban Music conference and Festival.