Midwest Roots & Acoustic Music Community Gathering

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
Early bird Registration Opens Feb 14
Showcase Submissions Open March 15
Private Showcase Host Applications Due August 15

News and Updates

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 Board of Directors Election

FARM members should be watching for an email requesting nominations for the FARM Board of Directors. The FARM election process can be found in the bylaws which are on the FARM website at http://farmfolk.org/about/ .   This year there are 6 board positions open for...

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2017 FARM Songwriting Contest!

  NOTE - THE ENTRY DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO TOMORROW, SEPTEMBER 7th (AT MIDNIGHT)!   READ BELOW FOR DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO ENTER THIS CONTEST. Welcome to the first annual FARM Songwriting Contest. We want to hear your best work! Songs will be judged based on lyrics...

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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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