The Folk Alliance International conference is an annual event that draws together music industry professionals from throughout the world to share ideas, network, and celebrate traditional music and dance. It is an event of celebration, education, and entertainment, that includes showcases, panels, workshops, and exhibitors.
Music BC will be returning to the Folk Alliance International conference, and teaming up with BreakOut West to present the best in Western Canadian Folk! The event will take place in Kansas City MO, February 18th-22nd 2015
. Music BC members are welcome to apply to showcase in our private showcase suites.
Deadline: Friday November 14th, 2014 5pm (PST)
Both emerging and experienced artists are welcome to apply. The conference is best suited for those who play Traditional Folk, Acoustic, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, Celtic, Children's Music, Country, Folk, Gospel, Singer/Songwriter, Spoken Word, and World Music. We also encourage everyone to also apply for an official showcase, to maximize the potential exposure you can receive while at the event: http://www.folkalliance.org/conference/official-showcase-application
. Their deadline is November 4th, 2014.
- - Must be a current paid member of Music BC
- - An honorarium will be offered to selected artists, however all registration costs, travel and accommodation will be the responsibility of the artist.
- - Artists must be able to enter the United States (however a P2 Visa is not required).