a Midwest Roots & Acoustic Music Community

an affiliate of Folk Alliance International
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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
Early Bird Registration Deadline June 30
Private Showcase Host Application Deadline July 15
Program Book Ad Deadline September 15
Keynote by

Rev. Robert Jones, Sr

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

2018 Conference

October 25-28

Crowne Plaza Airport
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Important Dates

Tote Bag Stuffers at Hotel: Oct 24
Conference Begins: Oct 25, 12 noon

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Showcases Every Night

FARM offers a variety of showcase opportunities from the Official juried showcases to late night Private Showcasing, Midwest Radio Presents, Open Mics & our popular Performance Lane.

Keynote Address

Our Keynote Address this year will be delivered by the incomparable, Reverend Robert Jones, Sr. Robert is an inspirational singer, songwriter, storyteller and self-taught award-winning multi-instrumentalist.

Workshops & Panels

Join us for a diverse line-up of workshops and panels, on topics that address the changing face of the independent music business, as well as performance and instrument techniques.

Community

From impromptu conversations in the hall or elevator, to late night jamming and song swaps and chats over a meal, it’s all about making connections!

News and Updates

FARM NEEDS YOU!

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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Register for FARM 2015 Iowa City Now!

Official Showcase submissions are now closed.   Many thanks to over 100 artists that have submitted for one of these spots. While one deadline has passed, there are still plenty of reasons to register early for FARM 2015 in Iowa City!  Details about registration,...

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Why YOU should come to FARMette

Folk Alliance Region Midwest's one day conference FARMette on May 2nd at Camp Palmer, Fayette, Ohio Only Two weeks until FARMette I know you’re thinking about it. But still procrastinating? So what can I say to move you to register? How About: 29 Showcase Performances...

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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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