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Lift Your Voice

Here’s you chance to be featured among the best of the international folk music community at Folk Alliance International’s 29th Conference (February 15-19, 2017). Applications are open to perform for hundreds of festivals, venue bookers, agents, managers, media, and music industry reps that attend the world’s largest gathering of the folk music industry. 200 jury-selected nightly concerts feature emerging artists and touring legends from around the world. Official Showcases are 30-minutes in lengths, held concurrently in nine ballrooms throughout the host hotel.

FAI’s annual event draws 2500 registrants from 20 countries to Kansas City and is known for its community atmosphere, business-networking opportunities, and as an industry hotspot for new talent discovery. The theme for the 2017 conference is Forbidden Folk, which is a celebration of activism in art and will feature Billy Bragg as the Keynote speaker.

For more information or other image options contact: Erika Noguera, Communications Manager – communications@folk.org.

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