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

Important Dates

Showcase Submission Deadline May 31
Workshop/Panel Submissions due June 1
Private Showcase Host Applications Due July 15

Keynote by

Rev. Robert Jones, Sr

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

News and Updates

FARM Post Conference Wrap Up & Website info

Well, well, well, wasn't that a great conference??  If you were there, you know.  If you weren't, you should find out!  Either way, we hope you'll join us in Grand Rapids, MI, October 25 - 28, 2018 at the Crown Plaza Hotel. ALSO - big news!  Our website is gonna get a...

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FARM Announces 2017 Awardees

We are proud to honor: Dave Moore, 2017 Folk Tradition in the Midwest Award Winner and Andy Cohen, 2017 Lantern Bearer Award Winner. Join the ceremony Thursday night, Oct 19th Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Dave Moore was raised in Cedar Rapids and...

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FARM Announces Song Contest Winners!

Congratulations to Scott Fab, Mary Bragg, and Rupert Wates – winners of the first ever, first annual, FARM Song Contest. Each of these three fantastic songwriters will perform during a showcase at the FARM Conference in Iowa City, October 19 – 22, 2017. They were the...

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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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