The world’s largest gathering of the folk music industry and community. February 13-17, 2019, in Montréal, Canada. Sign up at folk.org/register.
All footage captured at FAI 2018 and edited by Shadow Scape Studios, the featured song, Le Laurier Blanc is by FAI Official Showcase artists, Les Poules À Colin.
2019 Conference Theme: “The Spirit of Creativity”
Returning to Canada in 2019, the Folk Alliance International (FAI) conference theme will explore the artistic process from inspiration to vocation. Join us for a collective conversation about innovation, collaboration, and spirituality in art.
Host city Montréal is known for its vibrant music scene and public celebration of the arts. In addition, our conference hotel, the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth, will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s bed-in at the hotel where they recorded “Give Peace a Chance.”
Over 2,800 registrants from 35 countries
FOLK GENRES: Appalachian, Americana, Bluegrass, Blues, Cajun, Celtic, Global Roots, Indie-Folk, Indigenous, Latin, Old Time, Traditional, Singer-Songwriter, Spoken Word, and every imaginable fusion.