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

Official Showcase Artists Confirmed

Thanks to all for your patience as our showcase selection committee listened to 107 submissions (that’s over 321 songs for those of you doing the math) and narrowed it down to the final 14 (plus 2 alternates). Congratulations to the following 2012 Official Showcase...

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Gearing up for St. Louis

Friends, we're over-flowing with excitement for this year's FARM gathering in St. Louis on October 11-14, 2012.  We've got big plans to bring you all the terrific workshops, panels, mentors, showcasing, & networking opportunities that you've come to expect from FARM,...

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FARMette a big success!

Many people were involved in creating FARM's first one-day conference in Fayette Ohio, not the least of which were all the wonderful folks at the Fayette Opera House who provided most of the volunteers, home-cooked meals, kept us watered and caffeinated all day and...

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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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