Schedule-at-a-Glance

 updated January 20, 2017

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

5:30pm-6pmVolunteer Orientation
6pm-9pmTote Bag Stuffing
9pm-11pmPost Tote Bag Stuffing Party

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

11am-3pmMerch
11am-3pmSilent Auction
11am-11pmRegistration, Information
2pm-5pmExhibit Hall Setup (exhibitors only)
3:30pm-5pmFirst Timers Meeting
Sponsored by Grassy Hill Entertainment
4pm-4:45pmPrivate Showcase Presenter Meeting
5pm-6pmOpening Reception
Sponsored by GigSalad
6pm-8pmInternational Folk Music Awards
8:15pm-11:15pmOfficial Showcases
10:30pm-4amPrivate Showcases

Thursday, February 16, 2017

8am-11pmRegistration, Information
8:30am-9amCoffee with the Board
Sponsored by The Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture
9am-10amAnnual General Meeting
Sponsored by The Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture
9am-11amExhibit Hall Setup (exhibitors only)
9:30am-10:00amVolunteer Orientation
10am-10:30amFirst Timers Coffee
Sponsored by Grassy Hill Entertainment
10am-5pmHealth Fair
10:30am-11:45amMentorship Meetings
Sponsored by Oklahoma Film + Music Office
10:30am-11:45amPanel Sessions
11am-3pmMerch
11am-3pmSilent Auction
11am-3pmExhibit Hall Open NEW! longer hours
12pm-12:45pmPrivate Showcase Presenter Meeting
12pm-1pmYoga
1pm-2:15pmPanel Sessions
2pm-4pmDaytime Private Showcases
2:30pm-3:45pmPanel Sessions
4pm-5:30pmFolk DJ Reception
6:15pm-10:45pmOfficial Showcases
10:30pm-4amPrivate Showcases

Friday, February 17, 2017

9am-10:30amRegional Breakfast & Meetings
Sponsored by Grassy Hill Entertainment
9am-11pmRegistration, Information
10am-4:15pmMusic Camp - at the adjacent Sheraton Hotel
10am-5pmHealth Fair
10:30am-12:00pmMentorship Meetings
Sponsored by Oklahoma Film + Music Office
11am-12:15pmPanel Sessions
11am-3pmMerch
11am-3pmSilent Auction
11am-3pmExhibit Hall Open NEW! longer hours
12pm-1pmSpecial Presentation: Ani DiFranco
with Topeka Prison Project prior to presentation
1pm-2:15pmPanel Sessions
2pm-4pmDaytime Private Showcases
2:30pm-3:45pmPanel Sessions
4pm-5pmPeer Sessions
6:15pm-10:45pmOfficial Showcases
10:30pm-4amPrivate Showcases

Saturday, February 18, 2017

9am-5pmRegistration, Information
9am-10amFirst Timers Continental Breakfast
Sponsored by Grassy Hill Entertainment
10am-12pmGene Shay Songwriting Critique
10am-4:15pmMusic Camp - at the adjacent Sheraton Hotel
10:30am-11:45amPanel Sessions
11am-3pmMerch
11am-3pmExhibit Hall Open NEW! longer hours
11am-5:30pmSilent Auction - auction closes at 5:30pm
1pm-2:15pmPanel Sessions
2pm-4pmArchive Challenge
2pm-4pmDaytime Private Showcases
2:30pm-3:45pmPanel Sessions
2:30pm-3:45pmWisdom of the Elders
4pm-5pmKeynote Speaker: Billy Bragg
with Brown Eyes in Blue prior to keynote
5pm-6pmReception Sponsored by City of Raleigh
Convention & Performing Arts Complex
6:15pm-10:45pmOfficial Showcases
10:30pm-4amPrivate Showcases

Sunday, February 19, 2017

10am-12pmSongwriters Breakfast
10am-4:15pmMusic Camp - at the adjacent Sheraton Hotel
10am-5pmKansas City Folk Festival - Westin Ballroom Level
10am-5pmArtisan Market
7pm-11:30pmClosing Party - offsite venue

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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.

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2017 FAI Conference

DATE: February 15-19, 2017

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

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