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

FARM Announces Award Recipients

FARM's Folk Tradition in the Midwest Lifetime Award is being presented to Jim Blum. Jim Blum has been hosting Folk music programs in Northeast Ohio on the NPR affiliate 89.7 FM, WKSU every weekend for 32 years.  He is also heard around the world on, a...

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FARM Announces Private Showcase Hosts

Hello FARM friends!! One of the wonderful performance opportunities at FARM is our Private Showcases (some conferences call them Guerrilla showcases, but we've never seen a guerrilla on our farm yet.....).  The FARM Conference is October 24 - 27, 2013 at the Sheraton...

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FARM 2013 Conference Workshop Announcement

We are REALLY EXCITED to announce our workshop lineup for this year's conference in St. Louis.  More details will follow, but here is our current workshop lineup. The 'events' will have their own time on the conference schedule so we can all participate.  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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