Registration and all submissions for showcases, volunteering, and scholarships open July 1st, 2015 for the 2016 Conferenece.
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 28th year) draws over 2000 artists and industry (agents, managers, publishers, labels, festival/venue presenters, promoters, media) dedicated to folk music. Delegates who attended the 2015 conference represented the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Scandinavia, Continental Europe, Mexico, and Japan.
FAI is a 501c3 registered charity with 5 regional affiliate organizations that also presents conferences and other programming in support of its membership.