Private Showcase FAQ's

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Yes, anyone wishing to play a Private Showcase (and their support team) must pay to attend the conference.
We have a limited number of upright basses for artists to borrow. Upright bass check-out is done by making a reservation on the day of your showcase (Official or Private) in the Instrument Check room. You cannot reserve a bass before the day of your showcase. All basses are first-come, first-served. Basses must be returned immediately after your showcase is complete.
Click here to see a list of local music shops willing to rent instruments.
Yes! In addition to your Official Showcase, artists are encouraged to perform Private Showcases on any of the 4 nights of the conference.

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