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

Only 4 Months Until FARM

The 2013 FARM Conference on October 24 - 27, 2013 in St. Louis, MO is only 4 months away. Plans are underway for what promises to be the best FARM conference ever. We are excited to have Melanie Safka (yes, that is THE Melanie) as our keynote speaker. In addition,...

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Submissions for the Official Showcase is now CLOSED

The submission period for FARM's Official Showcase has now closed.  A big thanks to all who submitted.  We received over 125 submissions, maybe the most ever, and such talent!  Judging has commenced and the selection will be announced by the end of July. But don't...

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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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