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Official Showcase Artists Named for 2017 FAR-West, FARM and NERFA Conferences

Three Regional affiliates of Folk Alliance International have selected artists/acts to participate in juried official showcases during their respective annual conferences this fall. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]
FAR-West, NERFA Offer Juried Showcase Opportunities at 2017 Fall Conferences

FAR-West, NERFA Offer Juried Showcase Opportunities at 2017 Fall Conferences

Folk Alliance Region-West (FAR-West) and Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA), regional affiliates of Folk Alliance International, are currently accepting applications for juried showcases during their respective annual conferences this fall. All showcase entries must be submitted online. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]

FAR-West, FARM Conferences Set for October

Two regional affiliates of Folk Alliance International -- an association that aims to foster and promote contemporary, traditional and multicultural folk music -- hold their annual conferences this month. Folk Alliance Region-West (FAR-West) convenes Oct. 13-16 in Bellevue, Washington, while the Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) Conference is set for Oct. 27-30 in Iowa City, Iowa. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]

FAR-West, FARM, NERFA Offer Juried Showcase Opportunities at Fall Conferences

Folk Alliance Region-West (FAR-West), Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) and Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA), regional affiliates of Folk Alliance International, are currently accepting applications for juried showcases during their respective annual conferences this fall. All showcase entries must be submitted online. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]
Official Showcase Artists Chosen for FAR-West Music Conference

Official Showcase Artists Chosen for FAR-West Music Conference

Thirteen acts have been selected to perform Official Showcases during the 2015 Folk Alliance Region-West (FAR-West) Conference in Oakland, California, Oct. 15-18. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]

FAR-West, FARM, NERFA Offer Juried Showcase Opportunities

Folk Alliance Region-West (FAR-West), Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) and Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA), regional affiliates of Folk Alliance International, are currently accepting applications for juried showcases during their respective annual conferences this fall. All showcase entries must be submitted online. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]

FAR-West, FARM Conferences Set for October

Two regional affiliates of Folk Alliance International -- an association that aims to foster and promote contemporary, traditional and multicultural folk music -- hold their annual conferences this month. Folk Alliance Region-West (FAR-West) convenes Oct. 16-19 in Oakland, California, while the Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) Gathering is set for Oct. 23-26 in St. Louis, Missouri. [To read the full article previewing these conferences -- including events that are open to the public -- click on the headline.]

FAR-West Conference Set for Oct. 10-13, 2013 in California

Folk Alliance Region - West (FAR—West) hosts its 10th annual conference on October10-13, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Irvine, California. The event – which draws primarily performing artists, presenters, managers, agents and others engaged more than peripherally in the world of folk and acoustic music – will feature lots of acoustic music showcases, Best of the West Awards, educational panel discussions and workshops, one-to-one mentoring sessions, and networking opportunities. [To continue to read this article previewing the conference, click on the headline.]

John McCutcheon to Keynote FAR-West Conference in October

Hundreds of performers, presenters, booking agents, radio programmers and others engaged in performing and promoting folk and acoustic music in the Western United States will gather in Eugene, Oregon, Oct.20-23, for the eighth annual Folk Alliance Region-West (FAR-West) Conference. The event will feature lots of acoustic music, networking, music business education, an exhibit hall … and very little sleep. [To read an article previewing the conference, click on the headline.]

McEuen and Moss Honored with 2010 Best of the West Awards

John McEuen, founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, instigator of Will the Circle Be Unbroken -- which Rolling Stone called “The most important record to come out of Nashville” -- and producer of Steve Martin’s 2010 Grammy Award-winning bluegrass album, The Crow, received a 2010 Best of the West award on Oct. 23, during the Folk Alliance Region-West (FAR-West) Conference in Santa Clara, California. Also honored with a Best of the West award was Cloud Moss, founder and director of both the Kate Wolf Memorial Music Festival and the Sebastopol Celtic World Music Festival held in Northern California, who also has produced more than 30 other festivals during his career. [To read the entire article, click on...

Showcase Application Deadline Nears for FAR-West Conference

June 30 is the application deadline for artists who would like to be considered for slots during two nights of juried Premiere Showcases at the 2010 Folk Alliance Region West (FAR-West) Conference slated for Oct. 21-24 in San Jose, California. [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]

Folk Alliance Region-West Conference Set for Nov. 6-8

far-west_colorlogo1-smlHundreds of performers, presenters, booking agents, radio programmers and others engaged in performing and promoting folk and acoustic music in the West – from Anchorage, Alaska to Phoenix, Arizona – are expected to converge on the Hyatt Regency in Irvine, California, November 6-8. The sixth annual Folk Alliance Region- West (FAR-West) Conference will feature three days of acoustic music, networking, music business education … and very little sleep. [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]