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

Agents: It’s not such a mystery

by Joann Murdock, founder, Artists of Note I often chuckle at the famous advice for musicians, commonly attributed to Pete Seeger: “Don’t quit your day job.” As anyone lucky enough to have created some momentum in a performing career has realized, there is a lot of...

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Bingo! DJ Airplay Secrets Revealed!

By Lilli Kuzma, host of “Folk Festival” “How do you pick songs for your show?” is a question I’ve heard many times, usually asked in a soft, somewhat breathless tone, accompanied by a quizzical look. I always get the impression that the expected answer is one that...

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Volunteer, Suggest Workshop Topics... Ask not what FARM can do for you, but what you can do for FARM!  OK, really it is OK to ask what FARM can do for you.  BUT, there are two things you can do for FARM.  We NEED you! We need about 6 capable volunteers to staff key...

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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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