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

Important Dates

Showcase Submission Deadline May 31
Workshop/Panel Submissions due June 1
Private Showcase Host Applications Due July 15

Keynote by

Rev. Robert Jones, Sr

Acclaimed performer, educator, speaker,
Robert Jones brings it, every time!

News and Updates

Breaking Records & Performance Lane

We're breaking all kinds of records with both first-timer and early registrations. Thanks to all who have jumped on board so early! There's still time to register at the Early Bird rate of only $115.00 and don't forget that the cost of your registration includes...

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Official Showcase Submissions Open Now

Split between Friday and Saturday evenings, FARM features 14 Official Showcase Artists. This is the premiere opportunity to showcase but certainly not the only opportunity so while we encourage everyone to submit their best videos for a chance at this featured...

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FARM 2018 Super Early-Bird Registration Open!

and in case you haven't noticed, WELCOME TO OUR BRAND NEW WEBSITE!! It's still a work in progress and we'll be adding more historical info, photos and videos throughout the coming months. We'll also be posting here and on Social Networks often bringing you...

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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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