Posts tagged "Southwest Regional Folk Alliance"

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.]

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.]

Official Showcase Artists Chosen for 2015 SWRFA Conference in Austin, Texas

Eighteen artists/acts have been selected to perform Official Showcases during the 2015 Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) Conference, Sept. 23-27, at the Holiday Inn – Midtown in Austin, TX. Nine will perform on Friday night, while another nine will do so on Saturday night. In addition, seven alternates have been invited to showcase their talents late Thursday night. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]

SWRFA Conference, Sept. 26-29, in Austin, TX

The Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) hosts its annual conference at the Holiday Inn Midtown in Austin, Texas, Sept. 26-29, 2013. 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]

SWRFA Extends Showcase Application Deadline

July 15 is the deadline for artists to submit applications for official showcases during the 14th Annual Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) Conference, which takes place at the Holiday Inn Midtown in Austin, Texas, Sept. 26-29, 2013. A series of 15-minute official showcase slots are slated for Friday and Saturday nights between 7:30 and 10 p.m. [To read the full article, 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.]

Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) Hosts One-Day Mini-Conference in Colorado, June 23, 2012

The Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) hosts a one-day mini-conference in Longmont, Colorado on Saturday, June 23, 2012. Designed to provide folks with a sampling of what takes place at the organization’s annual weekend-long conference in Austin, Texas (Sept. 27-30), the day-long event is slated for 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Longmont is located in Boulder County, 37 miles north of Denver. The application deadline for artists interested in showcasing their talents has been extended until Monday, June 11. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

Entry Deadline Nears for 2012 Kerrville New Folk Competition

March 15 is the application deadline for the 2012 Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Competition for Emerging Songwriters to be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, during the 41st Annual Kerrville Folk Festival at the Threadgill Theater on the Quiet Valley Ranch Campgrounds in the Texas Hill Country. The first 800 entries received via the mail or online will be accepted, and 32 finalists will be named in April. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

2010 Kerrville Wine & Music Festival Set for Sept. 3-5

Wine and music aficionados will gather in the Texas Hill Country over Labor Day Weekend for the 2010 Kerrville Wine & Music Festival. The annual event, pairing Texas wine tastings with performances by two-dozen singer-songwriters, takes place Sept. 3-5 at the Quiet Valley Ranch, nine miles south of Kerrville on TX Hwy 16. On Aug. 31, from 8-9 p.m. central time, www.radiofreetexas.org will broadcast a performance by Uncle Lucius live from the Tin Roof Steakhouse in Boerne, TX to promote the Wine & Music Festival. [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]

Showcase Application Deadline Nears for SWRFA Conference

August 3 is the deadline for artists to submit applications for official showcases during the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) Conference, which takes place at the Holiday Inn Austin Midtown (formerly the Radisson) in Austin, Texas from Sept. 30-Oct. 3. A series of 15-minute official showcase slots are slated for Friday and Saturday nights. [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]

SWRFA Holds a Special Event in Oklahoma, June 27

The Southwest Regional Folk Alliance (SWRFA) has slated a free one-day event for Oklahoma's music community on Saturday, June 27, at the Oklahoma City Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave. from 9:30a.m. 5 p.m. Open to artists, promoters, booking agents, record label representatives, radio, media, music publishers, film archivists, music educators and others involved in the music industry, the day will feature artist showcases, panel discussions, and networking events. [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]