FARM election update

If you are a current Folk Alliance member living in the FARM region you should have received an election notice email on July 28th. That email listed the FARM board of director’s nominations to fill the open board positions and gave instructions on how FARM members could make nominations.
To make a nomination, for yourself or for someone else, you must be a current member of Folk Alliance International and reside in the FARM region. The following are required:
  • The nominee must be a current voting member of Folk Alliance International and reside in the FARM region.
  • A signed letter agreeing to serve if elected (if not self-nominating)
  • A photo and a short bio for the ballot.
  • Nominations must be made no later than August 30, 2016 and must include the photo and bio to be compete.
  • Nominations should be emailed to info@farmfolk.org

FARM Announces 2016 Official Showcase Artists

FARM is excited to announce our fourteen Official Showcase Artists, and three alternates.  They are:

(alphabetical by artist name)
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Beth Wood and David Stoddard
Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan
Gina Forsyth
Johnsmith
Jon Brooks
Kenny White
Leaf Rapids
Linda McRae
Noah Zacharin
Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield
The Deep Hollow
The Don Juans
The Lords of Liechtenstein
The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers

Alternates
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Becky Warren
Clint Alphin
Under the Big Oak Tree

The schedule for Official Showcases (Friday and Saturday evenings, October 28 & 29) will be posted by the end of August.

We’re looking forward to another year of spectacular Official Showcases in October!  If you haven’t registered for the conference yet, do so now HERE!  See you at FARM!

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Official FARM Playlist

We are currently featuring our 2017 Official Showcase artists! Give a listen - you can expect more of this at this year's FARM conference!

FARM GOLD SPONSOR!

Friends of FARM

2017 FRIENDS OF FARM:

Laura Lind
Andy Cohen
Mark Dvorak
Two Way Street Coffee House
Curt Joa
Sue Kessell
Tim Grimm
Sandy Andina
Deb Kirmer – Last Minute Folk Concerts
Annie Capps
Sue Kessell (WNUR)
West Bethesda Folk Music Conferences
Patty Stevenson and Craig Siemsen
JLMartin Music

Visit our Sponsorship page for more info.

Future FARM Dates

 

Dates for future FARM Conferences:

Grand Rapids, MI

Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids Airport Hotel
5700 28th Street
Grand Rapids, MI
* October 25 – 28, 2018
* October 24 – 27, 2019
* October 22 – 25, 2020

 

Dates of the 2017 FARM Conference:

In Iowa City, IA
* October 19 – 22, 2017

FARM States & Provinces

Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Manitoba
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
Nunavut
North Dakota
Ohio
Saskatchewan
South Dakota
Wisconsin

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