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

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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14 days to FARM 2014

2014 FARM is only 14 days away.  Have you registered?  Still undecided? Check our website for the many reasons to attend:  http://farmfolk.org We’ve posted: The conference Schedule Workshops & Panels Official Showcase performers Presenter & DJ Showcase performers...

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FARM announces the Presenter & DJ Showcase line up

Annie & Rod Capps presented by Cindy Morgan from Ten Pound Fiddle, East Lansing, MI The Mrs. Dunbars presented by Heather Miller Rodriguez from KRUU, Fairfield, Iowa Kira Small presented by Sue Kessell from WNUR, Evanston/Chicago Emily White presented by Paul...

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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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