News: 2015 BreakOut West Festival and WCMA Performers Announced

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BreakOut West 2015BreakOut West announced the performer lineup for the 2015 BreakOut West Festival and Western Canadian Music Awards at a news conference at Lucky Bar. BreakOut West and the WCMAs are being held in conjunction with Rifflandia Thursday September 17 to Sunday September 20, 2015. The lineup with links to most artists is further down this post.

The 13th annual Western Canadian Music Awards Gala will be held at Victoria’s McPherson Playhouse Sunday September 20, 2015 at 9pm PST, directly after the end of Rifflandia. The Awards show will be hosted by CBC Radio 3’s Grant Lawrence and will feature performances by 2015 Hall of Fame inductees NoMeansNo along with Sarah MacDougall, Annette, Jesse Roper, The Wet Secrets, The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer and Tanya Tagaq. More performers are still to be announced.

Registration for BreakOut West’s 2015 conference is now open until August 10th.

BreakOut West Price Breakdown:
Tier 1 Package – $250 (conference & festival access, ticket to Western Canadian Industry Awards Brunch and Music Awards Show)
Tier 2 Package – $225 (conference & festival access)
Western Canadian Music Industry Awards Brunch – $40
Western Canadian Music Awards Gala – $50
Festival only wristbands are via Rifflandia

Full details about BreakOut West’s conference, festival and awards can be found at www.breakoutwest.ca

Details about Rifflandia can be found at www.rifflandia.com

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

Western Canadian Music Awards Performers:
NoMeansNo | Sarah MacDougall | Jesse Roper | Annette | The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer | Tanya Tagaq | The Wet Secrets

BreakOut West Media Conference Announcing the Festival Lineup

BreakOut West 2015 Announcement Video