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

Book your hotel room

If you haven't booked your hotel rooms you will need to do so soon.  The hotel will only hold our block of rooms until October 2nd.  After that there's no guarantee.  And if we fill the room block now, we might be able to add rooms.  That possibility decreases as we...

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Announcing the 2014 Performance Lane Schedule

FRIDAY AFTERNOON PERFORMANCE LANE 04:00p Wayne Greene 04:00p Joseph Leavell 04:10p Bliss Hippy 04:10p Sue Fink 04:20p Richard Paul Thomas 04:20p Chris Vallillo 04:30p B. Ryan B. 04:30p Chicago Mike Beck 04:40p Jenn Rawling 04:40p Casey Calhoun 04:50p Tom Manche 04:50p...

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Who’s Showcasing at FARM – The final list

Saturday @ 9:30 - Ashley Condon Raised between two potato fields on Prince Edward Island, Ashley Condon is the grandchild of Bill Leblanc, a Canadian country pioneer who once spent the night in jail with Hank Snow. Like pecan pie – sweet and nutty – Ashley has won...

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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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