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

Greg Brown featured as FARM 2015 Keynote Speaker

The Board of Directors of Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) is pleased to announce that Greg Brown will be the keynote speaker for their 2015 conference. Greg Brown's mother played electric guitar, his grandfather played banjo, and his father was a Holy Roller...

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FARM announces 2015 Official Showcase Winners!

We are pleased and excited to share with you the 2015 Official Showcase results. The finalists and alternates and judges are listed below, in alphabetical order within each group. Showcase Performers: Ben Bedford Nathan Bell Mark Croft Katie Dahl Steve Dawson & Diane...

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Indy Folk Series: Vibe. Venue. Variety

A great place for acoustic music in Indianapolis, IN! by Joanne Smiddie-Brush Now in our 15th season, the Indy Folk Series has become an institution – a vibrant, organic reflection of our audience’s tastes and commitment to high quality acoustic music. Concerts are...

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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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