Registration Information

 Final Rate prices in effect. Online registration is now closed. You can register onsite at the Westin Crown Center Hotel.

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!

New in 2018 - Official Showcase performances are not open to the public. All attendees of the Official Showcases must be registered delegates of the conference.

Please see our FAQ page on ways to receive discounted rates or a complimentary registration. Learn how you can save money with our Referral Program.

Online conference registration has now closed. You can register onsite at the Westin Crown Center hotel.

Discounted tickets to the Kansas City Folk Festival (Sun. Feb. 18) are now sold out. You can buy public tickets to the KC Folk Fest here.



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