One of the biggest events of the year for Western Canadian musicians will be held in Regina in 2016.

It's the Western Canadian Music Awards, which are scheduled for Oct. 13-16.

Along with the awards, BreakOut West — a music festival and conference — is also on the agenda.

Local artists can apply to perform during the festival at the BreakOut West website.

This year's Western Canadian Music Awards were held in Victoria Sept. 17-20.