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BreakOut West Announces the Second Wave of Festival Artists

by aanationtalk on July 13, 2017174 Views

BreakOut West is excited to announce more western Canadian talent to add to this years Festival line-up, and another first time addition to spice up the 15th anniversary of BreakOut West. 2017 will mark the first year BreakOut West has welcomed Australian artists to showcase at the annual event, who will perform publicly in addition to the 50+ western Canadian artists who will take the stage in Edmonton during BreakOut West, September 13-17. This exciting news is made even better with the inclusion of alumni artists The Wet Secrets, and rounded out by a talented variety of rock, country, urban, metal, roots, electronic and pop music from Francophone artists, Indigenous artists and many more.

Festival Wristbands and Kick-Off Concert tickets can be purchased online now via Ticketfly. The Kick-Off Concert takes place Thursday, September 14 at Myer Horowitz Theatre, while the festival wristbands grant access to any and all of the festival shows on September 15 and 16, pending venue capacity. Full delegate registration to the BreakOut West Conference (which includes festival and awards show access) is available now at and reservations are available at this year’s host hotel, the Sutton Place Hotel.

BreakOut West Festival Artists (2nd Round):

Amy Nelson (SK)
Billie Zizi (AB)
Claire Ness (YT)
DGS Samurai Champs (SK)
Diamond Mind (AB)
The Dungarees (AB)
Icelandia (BC)
The Lytics (MB)
Madame Diva et Micah le jeune voyageur (MB)
Mobina Galore (MB)
nêhiyawak (AB)
Nick Faye & The Deputies (SK)
Nuela Charles (AB)
Post Script (AB)
Sinister Oculus (NT)
Sophia Danai (BC)
Soul Mates (SK)
The Wet Secrets (AB)
Youngblood (BC)
Letters to Lions (AUS)
Winterbourne (AUS)

This is all in addition to, the East Coast Music Association (ECMA) and Western Canadian Music Alliance’s launch of East Meets West, the previously announced collaboration which will create career opportunites for two east coast artists. The initiative includes showcase opportunites at BreakOut West and ECMA 2018, as well as songwriting collaborations and touring exchanges between the two markets.

A full schedule of events, artist and speaker bios and photos, and so much more is available now on the BreakOut West 2017 app, powered by golive. Built for iPhone and Android; the app is the ultimate guide to experiencing BreakOut West, and information is made available FIRST on the app, so download it today to get the latest and greatest information on the upcoming 15th annual BreakOut West.

Download the BreakOut West App (powered by “Golive”): iTunes App Store or Google Store


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