Begin the New Year with a new opportunity: consider applying to showcase at at BreakOut West 2023, in Kelowna, B.C!
Submissions to play the BreakOut West Showcase Festival in October 2023 opened on January 18th, 2023, and early-bird pricing is in effect until February 6th, 2023.
Presented by the Western Canadian Music Alliance (WCMA), Breakout West features an immersive music industry and artist development conference, and a festival with 50+ artists performing across multiple venues. The festival highlights Western Canadian talent alongside select International and Pan-Canadian artists. The submission deadline is March 20, 2023.
All performing festival artists must be residents of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and/or Nunavut, for at least six months between January 18, 2022 and March 20, 2023. The mandate of the WCMA is to support artists and companies who reside in Western Canada a majority of the time, and, as such, contribute to healthy and thriving music communities in the region. In the case of groups, 50% of the members must meet the residency requirement.