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

More – Who’s Showcasing at FARM

Saturday @ 8:30 - Heather Pierson Missouri-born Heather Pierson is a multi-genre singer/songwriter and veteran performer.   Her latest CD, The Hard Work of Living, reached #18 on the FOLK-DJ charts and features her award winning single “A Hard Man To Please”.   Armed...

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More of Who’s Showcasing at FARM

Friday @ 9:30 - The Wilhelms The Wilhelms (Andy Ploof and John Wendland) are two notable singer/songwriters and multi-instrumentalists from St. Louis.  Their songwriting is rooted in a musical honesty that takes human imperfection as a working definition for music...

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More Official Showcase Performers

Friday @ 8:30 - No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow "No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow is the “heck-of-a-good-time” collaboration hatched by award winning songwriters Carolann Solebello,Karyn Oliver, and The YaYas (Catherine Miles and Jay Mafale). It’s like getting three bands...

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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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