Breakout West Announces Regina Will Host 2016 Festival and Awards
The Western Canadian Music Alliance and Music Canada Live members Breakout West are pleased to announce that Regina, Saskatchewan has been named host city for the 14th annual BreakOut West, taking place October 13-16, 2016. SaskMusic, Creative Saskatchewan, Tourism Saskatchewan, City of Regina, and Regina Hotel Association have all taken part in bringing the annual festival, conference and Western Canadian Music awards back to Regina, which last hosted the event in 2012. The first Western Canadian Music Awards was also hosted in Regina in 2003.
“We are very excited to bring BreakOut West 2016 back to Regina. Regina is a great city that hosts fantastic events with superb facilities and an amazing volunteer base,” says Robyn Stewart, Executive Director of the Western Canadian Music Alliance. “The city has an enthusiastic volunteer base and superb facilities. The BreakOut West Conference, Festival and Western Canadian Music Awards are all about celebrating and showcasing the remarkable musical talents of our artists and this is a great chance for the Saskatchewan music industry to participate on their home turf. Based on past successes in host cities, BreakOut West expects to have a significant impact on the local economy.”
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