Registration Information

 Online registration for the 2017 Conference is now closed. You can purchase your registration onsite in the Washington Park Place I Ballroom inside the Westin.

Folk Alliance members receive discounted conference registration rates. To see the pricing difference, as well as the cancellation policy, please click here. Anyone can become a member of Folk Alliance!

Please see our FAQ page on ways to receive discounted rates or a complimentary registration.

Public Tickets to Official Showcases

If you are interested in only attending the nightly Official Showcases, please click here. Tickets start at $15.

These public tickets do not allow you to attend the conference, or the Private Showcases on the 5th, 6th, or 7th floors.



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