Over 80 of Western Canada’s finest performers and over 350 music industry leaders & delegates from all over the world make their way to Calgary for The 2013 BreakOut West Festival & Conference. The weekend also includes the main event – The Western Canadian Music Awards. Tickets are still available at http://breakoutwest.ca/tickets!
BOW Conference Signup Sessions:
We wanted to let you know of some “first come, first served” sessions happening during the conference that require pre-registration because of the limited space. The Sunday, Oct 6 mentoring sessions still have some space left! CHECK THE WEBSITE FOR FULL DETAILS ON HOW TO SIGN UP! Space fills up fast so don’t wait!
We are excited to announce the new BreakOut West smartphone app available now for iPhone and Android! Stay connected, plan your weekend, share and post – all at the convenience of your mobile phone! Click here to download for iPhone…. Click here to download for Android
BOW Call for Volunteers!
Do you want to be a part of BOW 2013? We are looking for enthusiastic, interested, responsible volunteers to participate throughout the weekend. Check out our volunteer page for more information and the full volunteer registration form.
Inaugural Beard Out West at BreakOut West
While everyone is in Calgary to BreakOut West, it’s time to Beard Out West, for a great cause! BreakOut West, The Unison Benevolent Fund and BOP present the 1st annual Beard Out West fundraiser and party at the Palomino Smokehouse in Calgary on Saturday, Oct 5 at 6pm. Participants are encouraged to wear a beard (fake or real) and solicit donations through www.raiseathon.ca. Post picutres to your profile as you progress! Update your social media! Compete against others! All for a great cause! The Unison Benevolent Fund is a non-profit organization that provides counselling, emergency releif, and benefit programs for those in the Canadian music community who face peronsal or professional challenges due to hardship, illness, unemployment or economic difficulties. Follow BeardOut West on Facebook!
2013 BreakOut West Festival Schedule
The 2013 BreakOut West Festival schedule includes Five Alarm Funk, Transit, Delhi to Dublin, Current Swell, Wil, Wool on Wolves, Bend Sinister, David Gogo, The Mandates, Cowpuncher, Jocelyn and Lisa, Daniel Wesley, The Treble, JP Hoe, Scenic Route to Alaska, Bobby Wills, Jon and Roy, Meisha and the Spanks and many, many more! All festival venues are in close proximity of each other so one can take full advantage of the festival with a delegate pass or a $20 festival wristband. For a full festival schedule CLICK HERE and check out their bios!
2013 Western Canadian Music Awards Gala:
The 2013 Western Canadian Music Award Winners are set to be announced at The Gala Awards Show on Sunday, October 6th in Calgary, AB at Flames Central as part of the BreakOut West weekend. Hosted by CBC’s Grant Lawrence and a special presentation to Jann Arden as the Western Canaidan Music Hall of Fame recipient. See the full list of gala performers, nominees, and ticket information HERE.