About the International Events

Beyond the yearly BreakOut West event, the best and the brightest of Canadian artists and music entrepreneurs from the west are also given the opportunity to participate in festivals around the world. In the last 12-months, BreakOut West, along with Its provincial and territorial partners, has presented artists at international events including SXSW, The Great Escape, FOCUS Wales, Tallinn Music Week, Australian Music Week, and many more.

BreakOut West at FOCUS Wales 2018

And the seven western Canadian artists headed to showcase at Focus Wales 2018 are…….

BreakOut West at SXSW 2018

BreakOut West at Canada House, Thursday, March 15 at the Swan Dive in Austin, TX

Folk Alliance International

Folk Alliance international is the premier showcase event in North America, hosted in Kansas City…

Tallinn Music Week 2018

From 2-8 April 2018 Tallinn Music Week will be celebrating its 10th jubilee. TMW’s core is the new…

Australian Music Week 2017

ECMA, CIMA, and BreakOut West are excited to partner with Australian Music Week to give the…

BreakOut West at FOCUS Wales 2017

FOCUS Wales is an annual multi-venue festival taking place in Wrexham, North Wales, each spring,…

BreakOut West at the Great Escape 2017

The Great Escape music festival takes place in Brighton in May as some of Europe and beyond's finest…

Americana 2017

Americana Music Festival 2017

Reeperbahn 2017

Catch some of the best music from Western Canada at Reeperbahn Music Festival, Hamburg Germany.