|About the 2017 Conference|
Wednesday, February 15th though Sunday, February 19th, 2017. Westin Hotel/Sheraton Hotel at Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Opens June 1st, 2016 - Register here
Official Showcase Applications
Opens June 15th, 2016
Closes October 3rd, 2016
2017 Pricing: Member vs. Non-Member
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The Folk Alliance International Conference is the world’s largest gathering of the Folk music industry and community (crossing a diverse array of genres including Blues, Bluegrass, Roots, Celtic, Cajun, Appalachian, Traditional, World, and Singer-Songwriter).
The annual February conference (now in its 29th year) draws over 2,000 artists and industry (agents, managers, publishers, labels, festival/venue presenters, promoters, media) dedicated to folk music. Delegates who attended the 2016 conference represented 17 countries including the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Scandinavia, Continental Europe, Mexico, and Japan.
FAI is a 501c3 registered US charity with 5 regional affiliate organizations that also presents conferences and other programming in support of its membership.
1. Registration fees are refundable (minus a $50 handling fee) until December 31, 2016.