Lineup announced for BreakOut West music festival in Regina
Sask. favourites Rah Rah, Megan Nash to take part, plus more than 60 western Canadian artists
An annual gathering of some of the best bands in western Canada is heading to Regina this year and it's bringing with it more than 60 artists.
The BreakOut West festival is on its way to the Queen City from Oct. 13 to 16, and features genres ranging from pop to country to hip hop.
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According to organizers, the festival is designed to support the music industry in western Canada and showcase some of its best talents.
The festival's host city changes every year. Last year it took place in Victoria and it was in Winnipeg in 2014.
A number of Saskatchewan-based favourites are taking part, including Rah Rah, Poor Nameless Boy, Andino Suns and Rosie & the Riveters, at 11 venues across the city.
Here's a full list of the Saskatchewan artists at the festival:
- Alex Runions
- Andino Suns
- Belle Plaine
- Blake Berglund
- DGS Samurai Champs
- Jay Semko
- Jeffery Straker
- Megan Nash
- Nick Faye & The Deputies
- Poor Nameless Boy
- Rah Rah
- Rosie & The Riveters
- Surf Dads
- The Dead South
- Third Ion
Aside from the Saskatchewan-based artists, the festival features acts from Yukon, Northwest Territories, B.C., Manitoba and Alberta.
Here are some of the other featured artists:
Western Canadian artists
- Al Muirhead (Alta.)
- Digawolf (N.W.T.)
- Diyet (Yukon)
- Ghost Twin (Man.)
- Hot Panda (B.C.)
- Jesse and the Dandelions (Alta.)
- Justin Lacroix Band (MB)
- Kaylee Johnston (B.C.)
- Mise en Scene (Man.)
- Old Cabin (Yukon)
- Paolo Bortolussi (B.C.)
- Quinton Blair (Man.)
- Rob Dickson (Yukon)
- Striker (Alta.)
- The Mariachi Ghost (Man.)
- Youngblood (B.C.)
The festival will be tipped off by the Western Canadian Music Awards show on October 13, where a number of genre-specific awards will be presented. Tickets to that event are sold separately.
Festival tickets are $20 and are available at X-Ray Records, Rebellion Brewing and Coda Clothing.
For a full list of artists click here.