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 Accepting Official Showcase Submissions!!

UPDATE TO THIS POST: The submissions were closed, as planned, on May 31st.  There has been a slight delay in the evaluation process, and we plan to privately contact selected artists the last week in July, and publicly announce the selected artists at the end of July....

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FARM 2016 Workshops – we want YOUR input!

We are starting to put together workshops for FARM 2016 in Iowa City (October 27 - 30, 2016), and we want to hear from YOU. Our best ideas come from all of you. Please send suggestions or proposals for workshops to We look forward to hearing from...

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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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