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


WHAT TO EXPECT AT FARM 2014 No matter if this is your first time attending or your 10th - there will be lots of offerings to fill your cup, and with a little preparation you can expect to learn something new, hear/play some amazing music and make connections that can...

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So, what do you need to know before arriving at FARM?

Are you scheduled to perform in the Official Showcase, Presenter & DJ Showcase or Performance Lane?  Check the schedule online and make sure you know the day and time of your performance.  Conference Schedule Are you hosting a workshop?  Check the schedule for 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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