Posts tagged "music conference" Hosts Showcases at SERFA Conference in North Carolina Hosts Showcases at SERFA Conference in North Carolina

More than 250 people will converge on the Montreat Conference Center in Montreat, North Carolina, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, near Asheville, May 17-21, 2017 for the 10th annual Southeast Regional Folk Alliance (SERFA) Conference featuring contemporary and traditional folk music, networking and learning opportunities. Kathy Mattea will be the keynote speaker. will again host late-night song swaps. [To continue reading this article -- including the Official and showcase lineups -- 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.]

Official Showcase Application Deadline Nears for FARM Gathering

Artists interested in applying for the 12 official evening showcase slots available during the 2010 Folk Alliance Region Midwest (FARM) Gathering have until July 15 to do so either via mail or Sonicbids. An affiliate of Folk Alliance International, FARM will hold its annual conference over Columbus Day Weekend, October 7-10, at the Holiday Inn of Bolingbrook, Illinois, located less than an hour from Chicago. Early registration discounts are available for those whose forms are postmarked by September 21. [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.]