Private Showcase Hosts Announced for FARM ’16

Post updated (list of hosts updated) Aug 26 11 am

Once again FARM will be designating thirteen hotel rooms at the Sheraton Iowa City for Private Showcases.   The private showcase area at the 2016 conference will be an exciting and inviting place to be!!  And our chief of terrier security and cuteness, Champ, will return to FARM in 2016.  Private Showcases will run from midnight to 2am each night of the conference (Thur, Fri, Sat).  More details HERE.

Your hosts, (those signed up so far), with contact info, are:

Lilfest – Nancy Emrich Freeman: nancy@lilfest.com
Uncorked – Loretta Sawyer: writelor@aol.com
Folknet – Charlie Mosbrook: chmosbrook@gmail.com
On The Tracks – Annie Capps: onthetracksss@gmail.com
Bliss Hippy – Richard & Maureen Hall: richard@blisshippy.com
Two Way Street   –  Kristin Fuller    kristen.fuller@outlook.com
First Timers – Jacquelyn Strickland: jacquelyn@lyalstrickland.com
Access Film Music – Chicago Mike Beck: info@accessfilmmusic.net
The Warming House – John Louis: john.louis@thewarminghouse.net
Jason & Ginger  – – Jason:  jason@jasonandginger.com
Rick Vines  – Rick Vines  rick@rickvinesmusic.com
Wisconsin Singer/Songwriter Series – Joe DeLucia: wsss@sbcglobal.net
Ampersand Records – Spook Handy  (Thursday only): Spook@spookhandy.com
Gin Ridge Records – Chris Vallillo  (Friday only): vallillo@macomb.com


 

We will again have a Private Showcase room reserved for first time attendees (1st timers).  If this is your first time registering for FARM, you are eligible! The 1st Timer room will feature a series of 30 minute In The Round performances, each consisting of three 1st time attendees.  Spots in this room will be assigned based your request with priority based on REGISTRATION ORDER.  There are 36 spots available to 1st timers.

Email Jacquelyn Strickland, of your interests, and tell her any date / time preferences to help her schedule you.

NOTE:  THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR PERFORMING IN THE FIRST TIMER ROOM.  FARM IS HAPPY TO SPONSOR THIS PRIVATE SHOWCASE ROOM!


 

Some Private Showcase Hosts may choose to charge the showcasing artists a small fee to help offset the cost of their room, refreshments and advertising. This is optional and at the discretion of each individual host.

ABSOLUTELY NO guerrilla or any other type of in-room showcasing will be allowed in any other rooms or at any other times.

Private Showcase coordinator is  Jacquelyn Strickland  ( jacquelyn@lyalstrickland.com)  if you have further questions.  And thank her for all her work!

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Official FARM Playlist
We are currently featuring our 2017 Official Showcase artists! Give a listen - you can expect more of this at this year's FARM conference!
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Friends of FARM

2017 FRIENDS OF FARM:

Laura Lind
Andy Cohen
Mark Dvorak
Two Way Street Coffee House
Curt Joa
Sue Kessell
Tim Grimm
Sandy Andina
Deb Kirmer – Last Minute Folk Concerts
Annie Capps
Sue Kessell (WNUR)
West Bethesda Folk Music Conferences
Patty Stevenson and Craig Siemsen
JLMartin Music

Visit our Sponsorship page for more info.

Future FARM Dates

 

Dates for future FARM Conferences:

Grand Rapids, MI

Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids Airport Hotel
5700 28th Street
Grand Rapids, MI
* October 25 – 28, 2018
* October 24 – 27, 2019
* October 22 – 25, 2020

 

Dates of the 2017 FARM Conference:

In Iowa City, IA
* October 19 – 22, 2017

FARM States & Provinces

Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Manitoba
Michigan
Minnesota
Missouri
Nebraska
Nunavut
North Dakota
Ohio
Saskatchewan
South Dakota
Wisconsin

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