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

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 Announces Songs for Seniors

Folk Alliance Region Midwest is reaching out to the Iowa City community’s seniors and giving back by providing Songs for Seniors on Thursday, October 22nd. Robinlee Garber and David G. Smith, two FARM attendees, are arranging for volunteer musicians attending the FARM...

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Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) is pleased to announce AirPlay Direct’s new partnership with us and in support of our 2015 FARM conference in Iowa City from October 22 - 25, 2015. APD will donate a $50 'gift certificate' to every FARM conference attendee. This...

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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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