Press Clippings

For media inquiries, please contact: Lellie Capwell, Publicist,

2017 Conference (alpha order by media outlet)

The Alternate Root  Folk Alliance International - Aengus Finnan Interview

KCUR  Folk Alliance Raises Clenched Fist, With Ukulele, For 2017 Conference In Kansas City

2016 Conference (alpha order by media outlet)

Acoustic Guitar  Folk Alliance Awards Night 2016: An Unapologetic Celebration of Our Elders,  Watch Corey Harris Perform on Night One of Folk Alliance International,  Folk Alliance Day Two Highlights: Grant-Lee Phillips, John Craigie, Perla Batalla, Darlingside, and More,   Watch Grant-Lee Phillips Perform at the Folk Alliance Int’l Convention

All Access  Rhiannon Giddens, Darlingside Top Winners At Folk Alliance International In Kansas City

American Songwriter  Folk Alliance 2016: Elders and Upstarts Share Music, Wisdom

CBC  P.E.I. Musicians Attend Folk Music Conference in Kansas City

Cleveland Plain Dealer  Folk Alliance Gathers Musicians From Around the World

Country Standard Time  So It Begins at Folk Alliance,  Folk Alliance Day 2: Words and Sounds,  Folk Alliance Day 3: Power of Music Brings People Together

Elmore Magazine  2016 Folk Alliance International: Day 1,  2016 Folk Alliance International: Day 2,  2016 Folk Alliance International: Day 3,  2016 Folk Alliance International: Day 4 Part 1,  2016 Folk Alliance International: Day 4 Part 2

Huffington Post  Womenfolk: British Folk Music by Women

Kansas City Live  Folk Artist Joe Crookston Performs

The Kansas City Star  Here Comes the Sound of Folk Alliance,  Folk Alliance Day One: Delicate, Slick and Raw — Take Your Pick,  Thursday’s Folk Alliance Conference Delivers the Usual Wide Variety of Music, Performers,  Friday’s Folk Alliance Features a Folk Legend and a Heavy International Flavor

KCPT  Busking With The Bridge - Folk Alliance International Day 1,  Busking With The Bridge - Folk Alliance International Day 2,  Busking With The Bridge - Folk Alliance International Day 3

KCUR  Singer Judy Collins On Mental Health, Not Slowing Down and Finding 'Strangers Again',  LISTEN: What It's Like In The Hotel Rooms At The Folk Alliance Conference,  Folk Alliance Photo Booth: Kansas City Musicians Share Their Experience

Lawrence Journal World  Hundreds of Folk Musicians Flock to Kansas City for Convention

M Music & Musicians Magazine  Folk Alliance Announces Keynote Speaker & Artist Showcases,  Folk Alliance Announces 2016 Recipients for the Elaine Weissman Lifetime Achievement Awards

No Depression  Folk Alliance International 2016: A Video Sneak Peek,  Folk Alliance International in Kansas City -- Or, Sorry About the TV in the Pool

NONDOC  Photos: February filled with music and culture

The Pitch  Your Guide to this Year's Folk Alliance International Conference

The Oklahoman  Fine Folks: Oklahoma Musicians Head to 2016 Folk Alliance International Conference in Kansas City

Roots Music Report  Folk Alliance International Announces 2016 Recipients for the Elaine Weissman Lifetime Achievement Awards

Tulsa World  Press Play: The Oklahoma Room at Folk Alliance International,  Oklahoma Musicians Plan Strong Showing at Folk Alliance International

Twangville  Folk Alliance 2016 – The Video Companion

Westword  Folk Alliance International Will Make You Step Up Your Game

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

2017 FAI Conference

DATE: February 15-19, 2017

LOCATION: Westin Crown Center Hotel, Kansas City, MO, USA