Artists are invited to apply now for the 27th annual International Folk Alliance Conference (FAC), to be held Feb. 18-22, 2015, in Kansas City. Each year, the FAC selects artists to perform 20-45 minute showcases during the annual Conference. At the 2014 conference, more than 250 artists from all over the world showcased for more than 2,300 delegates, including more than 1,000 industry professionals and presenters.
Artists can apply in one of three ways, with the following associated costs (all prices are in U.S. funds):
Apply online with Sonicbids, at a cost of $30 ($40 after Sept. 2)
Apply by mailing CD, bio, and 2015 Showcase Entry Form, at a cost of $35 ($45 after Sept.2), to: FAI, 509 Delaware St. #101, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, 64105.
The deadline for all entries is Nov. 4, 2014. The deadline for early bird pricing is Sept. 2, 2014. Every applicant will be notified via e-mail by Dec. 16, 2014.
Accepted showcase applicants must register as members of FAI and must then register for the conference. Yearly band memberships are $150, duos $100, individuals $70. All band members must be registered for the conference, and conference registration for showcase artists is $250 per person.