Michael Dawson (Breakout West, Canada)

Michael Dawson is the Executive Director of Breakout West. The annual event is an immersive music industry and artist development conference, as well as a festival with 50+ artists performing across multiple venues. It moves to a different in Western Canada each year.

Dawson was previously the Executive Director of SaskMusic, and has work extensively as an artistic director, talent buyer, artist manager, and once upon a time he operated an independent label.

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