Manitoba Acts Head to Whitehorse for 16th Annual BreakOut West Festival

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Alpha Toshineza
Del Barber
Lev Snowe
Madeleine Roger
Mise en Scene
Seanster and the Monsters
Sebastian Gaskin
The Secret Beach

Manitoba acts are getting ready to take over Whitehorse next week as BreakOut West kicks off its 2019 festivities. Running October 2-6, the 16th 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 trip 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 artists from Manitoba at the BreakOut West Festival this year.

Manitoba’s music industry is ready to shine at this year’s Western Canadian Music Awards. Artists and music companies are up for 28 awards in 20 categories that recognize those making a real impact on Western Canada’s music scene. Manitoba’s Francophone and pop music scenes have a strong presence, as do companies working in live music. The winners will be revealed during the BOW festivities on October 3 and 5. 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. 

Manitoba Acts at BreakOut West Festival 

5:00PM Silence Kit at Conference Room 2
8:00PM Del Barber at Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre (Kick-off Concert)
9:30PM Sebastian Gaskin at Town and Mountain

2:00PM HAVS at Conference Room 2
8:00PM Madeleine Roger* at Dirty Northern/Miner's Daughter
8:00PM Mise en Scene at The Local Bar
8:45PM Rayannah* at Old Fire Hall
9:30PM Alpha Toshineza* at Roundhouse
9:30PM Lev Snowe at Town and Mountain
10:15PM Malcolm-Jay at Roundhouse
10:15PM Silence Kit at The Local Bar
11:45PM Micah Erenberg* at Visitor Information Centre
3:00PM Seanster and the Monsters* at Old Fire Hall
8:00PM Sebastian Gaskin at The Local Bar
8:45PM HAVS at Town and Mountain
8:45PM Lev Snowe at Gold Pan Saloon
9:30PM Madeleine Roger at Visitor Information Centre
9:30PM Mise en Scene at Gold Pan Saloon
11:00PM Micah Erenberg* at The Local Bar
11:00PM Rayannah* at MacBride Museum
11:45PM Alpha Toshineza* at Gold Pan Saloon
11:45PM Malcolm-Jay at Town and Mountain  

Check out the complete showcase schedule at or download the app.

* WCMA nominated act

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