My Son the Hurricane
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FAI 2025 in Montréal, Québec, Canada

February 19 - 23, 2025

Early Bird registration is now available for the 2025 Folk Alliance International Conference. FAI Members Only.

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Free Online Music Conference

June 5 - 6, 2024

Networking, showcases, workshops, and more! Register now!

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Alliance
International

Preserve. Promote. Present.

FAI is an arts nonprofit founded in 1989 to connect folk music leaders aiming to sustain the community and genre worldwide.

Preserve.

In our aim to preserve the folk genre, our Lifetime Achievement award was created to honor the cultural impact of legendary folk music figures.

Promote.

Our annual conference brings together 3,000 members of the folk community and features showcases, educational panels and workshops, networking, and more.

Present.

In addition to our annual conference, which serves an international audience all in one place, we present our Finest Folk showcasing series at our Kansas City office and other national showcasing events in the roots genre.

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