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 Folk genres - everything from Bluegrass, Celtic and Appalachian traditional music to Singer-Songwriter, Americana and contemporary Roots bands). 

The annual February conference (now in its 27th year) draws over 3000 artists and industry (artists, composers, agents, managers, publishers, labels, buyers, promoters, archivists) dedicated to this music.  We have delegates attending this year from the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Scandinavia, Continental Europe, and Japan.

FAI is a 501c3 registered charity with 5 regional affiliate organizations that also present conferences and other programming in support of our membership.


509 Delaware St. #101
Kansas City, MO 64105
TEL: 816-221-FOLK (3655)
FAX: 816-221-3658

Upcoming Events
Blue Thursdays
04/16/2015 – 09/17/2015
7:00 pm
RJ's Bob-Be-Que, Mission, KS

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Bear on the Square Mountain Festival
04/18/2015 – 04/19/2015
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Historic Public Square, Dahlonega, GA

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