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Breakout West Announces First Wave of Performers

Jun 21, 2018 | News, Uncategorized

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. Featuring exciting acts from all across western Canada, the three-night, multi-genre festival will run from October 11–13, with showcases at venues across the city. Please see below for the first-round list of performing artists.

“As a provincial champion for the music industry, Creative BC is excited British Columbia is hosting BreakOut West this year,With the launch of Amplify BC in 2018, it is a significant time to be part of B.C.’s music industry and we are committed to drive opportunities for music in B.C. and throughout Canada at this year’s BreakOut West Festival.” – Prem Gill

The best emerging acts out of western Canada will be showcased alongside iconic alumni acts, including The Grapes of Wrath, who will be honoured with the Hall of Fame award this year. The award will be officially presented to the band during their showcase performance on October 13. Five additional performing acts from the first-round announcement have also been nominated for Western Canadian Music Awards this year. The winners of the artistic categories will be announced on October 11 at the Western Canadian Music Awards Reception in Kelowna, and Industry and Specialty Award categories will be presented on October 13 at the Industry Awards Brunch at the Delta Hotel in Kelowna.

For more information on this event visit their website here

This event is sponsored by Creative BC.