BreakOut West 2015 Announces Lineup

BreakOut West has revealed its full lineup for this year’s festival, and it’s a big one – featuring 60+ artists across multiple genres, showcasing the very best in emerging Western Canadian talent.

Here’s the full-lineup for BreakOut West 2015:

36? (AB), Acres Of Lions (BC), Alex Mahé (AB), Annette (SK), Attica Riots (MB), Belle Plaine (SK), Bend Sinister (BC), BESTiE (BC), Blake Berglund (SK), Boreal Sons (AB), Carmanah (BC), Chris Henderson (SK), Claire Ness (YT), Close Talker (SK), Dee Erin Band (MB), Def3 (SK), Delhi 2 Dublin (BC), Digawolf (YT), Economics (SK), Evil Ebenezer (BC), Fish & Bird (BC) Gay Nineties (BC), HUMANS DJ Set (BC), Immaculate (BC), Iskwé (MB), Isobel Trigger (BC), JPNSGRLS (BC), Kytami (BC), Leela Gilday (NT), Leeroy Stagger (AB), LONGNUS (BC), Luca Fogale (BC), Matthew Lien (YT), Me and Mae (BC), Mark Takeshi McGregor (BC) , Mike Edel (BC), Paul Cournoyer (AB), PEP (Piano and Erhu Project) (AB), PORT JUVEE (AB), Ridley Bent (MB) , Rococode (BC), Ryan Boldt (SK), Ryan McNally (YT), Sam Weber (BC), Samantha Savage Smith (AB), Sarah MacDougall (YT), SAVVIE (BC), Sc Mira (MB), Sea and Sky Duo (BC) , Shred Kelly (BC), Stella Swanson (BC), The Bennett Sun (YT), The Kerplunks (BC), The Matinee (BC), The Midnight Sons Band (YT), The Noble Thiefs (MB), The Nu:BC Collective (BC), The Pistolwhips (SK), The Provincial Archive (AB), The Treble (MB), The Tumblin’ Dice (BC), The Wet Secrets (AB), Towers and Trees (BC), Transit (AB), Two Bears North (AB), Tyler Hornby (AB), Victoria Baroque Players (BC), Weird Party (BC) and Yes We Mystic (MB).

BreakOut West has also announced that the CBC’s Grant Lawrence will be hosting their 2015 Western Canadian Music Awards Gala, and that Tanya Tagaq, The Harpoonist & The Axe Murdered, Annette, Sarah MacDougall and NoMeansNo are among the nominated artists slated for performance at the Gala.

Ticket and registration information:

Wristbands: This year, a wristband for all shows can be purchased at Rifflandia’s website, as all BOW showcases will be included in the Rifflandia weekend pass.

Full delegate registration: This year, it also includes the Festival showcases + access to Rifflandia shows, and can be picked up at The full delegate package also includes a ticket to the WCMA’s.

Earl bird registration for the 2015 Conference kicks off today until August 10, full details on what that entails over at