FARM is a Midwest Roots & Acoustic Music Community

an affiliate of Folk Alliance International
2018 Conference
October 25-28

Crowne Plaza Airport
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Keynote by

Rev. Robert Jones, Sr

Acclaimed performer, educator, speaker, Robert Jones brings it, every time!

Important Dates

Super Early bird Registration Ends March 31
Showcase Submissions Open March 15
Private Showcase Host Applications Due August 15

News and Updates

FREE concert on Sunday, Oct 25: Ronny Cox wsg Dave Moore

Among the comments your FARM Board has collected on post-conference questionnaires is "Why do we rush off on Sunday when some people could stay, jam and enjoy our mutual good company for longer?"  Taking that to heart we have added a free afternoon with a special...

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FARM Workshops Finalized. Great Opportunities!

Workshops and Panels Overview Every year we work hard behind the scenes to bring you a diverse line-up of workshops and panels, with a host of experts from our own community who can address current technology, the changing face of the independent music business, as...

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Two Way Street Coffeehouse 45th Anniversary Celebration

The celebration takes place on November 7. Do you recall 1970? Short pause…. Woodstock took place the previous year. Richie Havens, Bert Sommer, Tim Hardin, John Sebastian, Melanie, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez and Country Joe took the stage with their acoustic guitars....

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FARM Mission Statement

Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) is a regional chapter of Folk Alliance International (FAI). Our purposes are to promote traditional, contemporary and multi-cultural folk music and dance and related performing arts in our region, hold an annual regional conference, represent the interests of our members to FAI and carry out such other projects as are of benefit to FAI members in the Midwest.

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