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

2017 FARM Songwriting Contest!

  NOTE - THE ENTRY DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO TOMORROW, SEPTEMBER 7th (AT MIDNIGHT)!   READ BELOW FOR DIRECTIONS ON HOW TO ENTER THIS CONTEST. Welcome to the first annual FARM Songwriting Contest. We want to hear your best work! Songs will be judged based on lyrics...

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FARMette Announces Official Showcase Artists

for June 24th Mini Conference in Kansas City After reviewing submissions by many wonderful artists, we are excited to announce the FARMette 2017 Official Showcase artists: Betse & Clarke Jodee Lewis Caleb Ryan Martin Ryan Herrick Jeff Krause Music john l. keck Bill...

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Deadline Extended for Official Showcase Submissions

Submissions will be accepted until June 11th The submission process for 2017 FARM Official Showcases IS STILL OPEN!  Click HERE. Details and instructions are at that page, but there are also some details you can read below in this post. Here are some details on the...

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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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