The capital city with a view of the South Saskatchewan River
The capital city with a view of the South Saskatchewan River

BreakOut West Festival Releases Strong Line-Up

The 14th annual Western Canadian Music Awards celebrating music from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Yukon, and the Territories, announced its line-up of emerging talent set to perform at the affiliated BreakOut West Festival in Regina, Oct. 13-16.

This year’s events will take over 11 venues in the Saskatchewan capital city. Organizers say that the selections made cover every genre from pop to country, rock to hip hop, jazz, classical, children’s music “and everything in between.”

Close to 60 acts were announced at a press conference yesterday.

The hub of the events takes place on the final evening, 13th, at Casino Regina where the winners of the Western Canadian Music Awards Show are to be announced. Colin James, this year’s Hall of Fame inductee, is one of 9 acts named to perform at the gala. Also on the bill are (host) Brett Kissel, David Morin, Diyet, Justin Lacroix, Lexi Strate, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, Rosie & the Riveters, and William Prince.

 A list of nominees can be found here, the Festival line-up can be viewed here, and registration details here



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