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

Volunteers needed for Performance Lane emcee/time keepers

FARM folks, FARM is coming up soon. We need a couple of people who are willing to volunteer as mc's/time keepers for Performance Lane. If you would like to help out on this one , please, contact me at I'll explain all of the detail to you...

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What can you expect at FARM?

Showcasing at FARM Friday @ 8:10 - Dana Cooper Dana Cooper grew up in Harry Truman's hometown of Independence, MO. At 16 he began writing and performing his songs in Kansas City coffeehouses. In 1971 he moved to Los Angeles and released his first album on Elektra...

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17 Days until FARM’s registration fees increase

17 Days remaining to take advantage of FARM's $90 registration fee. Beginning September 1st, the FARM conference registration fee increases to $110. And if you are a performer, this may be your last opportunity to secure a place in our Perfomance Lane. There are a few...

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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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