Daytime Programming

The 2018 Program Book with all daytime programming is now online.

For an Excel sheet with all daytime programming, please click here.

Artist in Residence

The 2018 Artist in Residence project will explore the connection between music, sound, mathematics, and art.   more info

Global Summits

Each summit will be an in-depth three-hour session hosted by a thought leader in the field, and will include a keynote, directed discussion, and time for networking.   more info

Guest Speakers

We are honored to have Mary Chapin Carpenter and Richard Thompson as guest speakers for the 2018 conference.   more info

Wisdom of the Elders

With so many new voices on the scene, countless changes in technology and communication, and the passing of friends and folk legends each year, it’s worth pausing every now and then to celebrate our elders.    more info


Mission Statement

The mission of Folk Alliance International is to nurture, engage, and empower the international folk music community - traditional and contemporary, amateur and professional - through education, advocacy and performance.

Additional Conference Events

2019 FAI Conference

DATE: February 13-17, 2019

LOCATION:  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montréal, Québec, Canada

UPCOMING DEADLINES:  Early Bird member registration ends May 31, 2018