Posts tagged "Jaime Michaels"

Official Showcase Artists Chosen for 2017 SWRFA Conference in Austin, Texas

Sixteen artists/acts have been selected to perform Official Showcases during the 2017 Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) Conference, Sept. 27-Oct. 1, at the Holiday Inn – Midtown in Austin, TX. Eight will perform on Friday night, while another eight will do so on Saturday night. In addition, eight alternates have been invited to showcase their talents late Thursday night, the 28th. [To continue reading this article -- which also includes information on the recently named Semi-Formal Showcase Artists at the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) Conference in November -- click on the headline.]

Emerging Artists Showcase Performers Chosen for 2016 Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

Twenty-four artists/acts have been selected to perform in the Emerging Artists Showcase during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival on Friday afternoon, August 5, 2016, from noon to 4:30 p.m. [To view the list of this year's Falcon Ridge/Grassy Hill Emerging Artists Showcase performers and an article previewing the festival, click on the headline.]

Regional Finalists Named in 2013 Mountain Stage NewSong Contest

Regional finalists have been named in the 2013 Mountain Stage NewSong Contest. Ten regional finalists were selected from each of the six regions, and judges will select one winner from each, who will then advance to the live performance competition finals on Saturday, October 19 at New York's Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. [To read the full article and see the list of regional finalists, click on the headline.]
Folkies to Converge on Austin, Sept. 27-30, 2012

Folkies to Converge on Austin, Sept. 27-30, 2012

The Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) hosts its annual conference at the Holiday Inn Midtown in Austin, Texas, Sept. 27-30. Attendees – primarily performing artists, presenters, managers, agents and others engaged more than peripherally in the world of folk and acoustic music – will enjoy open mics, showcases and shared meals; be enlightened during daytime seminars, panel discussions and one-on-one mentoring sessions; and have an opportunity to forge new relationships, renew existing ones, and help build folk community. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference Set for Nov. 12-15; to Have a Major Presence

More than 600 people have registered for the annual Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) Conference, November 12-15, at the Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonkson, New York. Performers, presenters, promoters, folk DJs, agents and managers, and others actively engaged in the folk and acoustic music scene will enjoy three jam-packed days and nights of music showcases, open mics, song swaps and informal jam sessions; informative panel discussions and workshops; a large trade show-like exhibit hall; communal meals, and lots of informal conversation and networking. will host its popular annual Midnight Hoot on Thursday overnight, late-night guerilla showcases on Friday and Saturday, and a special Saturday afternoon Long Island Sound Showcase and Wine Tasting. [To read the entire article,...