Manitoba Acts Head to Regina for BreakOut West

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Manitoba acts are getting ready to take over Regina next week as BreakOut West kicks off its 2016 festivities. Running October 13-16, the 14th annual event features a music festival, industry conference, and awards, as well as plenty of opportunities for emerging Western Canadian artists and music companies, to make key connections and do some serious business. 

Local acts making the trek west to showcase include several of this year's Western Canadian Music Award (WCMA) nominees as well as a number of acts making waves on the national front. Scroll down for the schedule of Manitoba showcases at the BreakOut West Festival.

This year's WCMA hardware will be handed out at a gala event on October 13 at the Casino Regina. Manitoba artists and industry earned 27 nominations in 21 categories for the celebration of music from the western provinces and territories. William Prince, one of this year's double nominees, is slated to play the gala. Read more about this year's nominees

BreakOut West presents an incredible opportunity for emerging and established artists to be a part of the Western Canadian music community. Participating artists and other music professionals have the chance to meet key industry stakeholders, creating the opportunity for a new wave of exciting industry developments from record deals to international tours. 

BreakOut West Festival Schedule

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14
8:00 PM Nadia Gaudet & Jason Burnstick* at Artful Dodger
8:00 PM Dirty Catfish Brass Band at Bobby's Place
8:00 PM Slow Leaves at Crave 
8:00 PM Micah Visser at Creative City Centre
9:00 PM Adam Hanney & Co. at Creative City Centre
9:00 PM Jocelyne Baribeau* at The Capitol
9:00 PM Quinton Blair at The Club 
10:00 PM William Prince* at Artful Dodger
11:00 PM Don Amero* at Artful Dodger 
11:00 PM The Proud Sons at Multipurpose Room
11:00 PM Justin Lacroix Band* at The Club
11:00 PM The Mariachi Ghost at The Owl
11:15 PM Ghost Twin* at Durty Nelly's 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15
1:45 PM Nadia Gaudet & Jason Burnstick* at Royal Saskatchewan Museum
8:00 PM William Prince* at The Club
8:00 PM Adam Hanney & Co. at Crave
9:00 PM Micah Visser at Crave
9:00 PM Quinton Blair at The Pump
9:00 PM Jocelyne Baribeau* at Creative City Centre
9:00 PM Dirty Catfish Brass Band at Multipurpose Room
10:00 PM Justin Lacroix Band at Creative City Centre
11:00 PM The Proud Sons at Multipurpose Room
12:00AM The Mariachi Ghost at Artful Dodger
12:15AM Ghost Twin* at Bobby's Place
12:15 AM Slow Leaves at The Club
12:15 AM JP Hoe* The Exchange
12:15 AM Don Amero* at The Pump

* Indicates a WCMA nominee

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