Tourism Kelowna, alongside the City of Kelowna, is proud to have supported the successful bid for 2018 BreakOut West to come to Kelowna October 10-14, 2018.

Sport and Event Sales Manager Harvey Hubball assisted the local host committee in their bid development, familiarization tour, and strategic partnership opportunities.

BreakOut West is an annual gathering to celebrate, develop and support the best of western Canadian music. Through the annual conference and festival, industry from around the world and western Canadian artists are given the opportunity to discover, educate, network and grow. The event consists of the BreakOut West Festival; showcasing the talent contained in the “left half” of Canada and delivering Western Canadian Music Awards to honoured nominees, and the conference itself with educational panels, networking events, and so much more.

To read the full press release, click HERE

BreakOut West and the Kelowna Host Committee will host a community open house at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, November 29th at Milkcrate Records (Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna) to share more about the event to come and to meet with Kelowna businesses interested in being part of the festivities. If you are interested in getting involved, come down to this session or reach out to Harvey Hubball, Sport and Event Sales Manager at or by calling (250) 861-1515 ext 209.