Perform at the Folk Alliance International Conference

The 2022 Folk Alliance International Conference will be a hybrid event, with the in-person portion being held at the Westin Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, on February 23-27.

Official Showcases at the 2022 conference will be performed in person at the Westin Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, MO. Each showcase will be recorded* and available for viewing the next day on our online conference platform for virtual attendees.

Please note that ALL conference attendees, including Official Showcase artists, are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination in advance of the conference. Masks are also required for all attendees. The only exception is artists while they are performing or panelists while speaking.

*Official Showcase artists may opt out of having their performance recorded.



September 30, 2021: Official Showcase applications close

November 2, 2021: Official Showcase Artists notified

November 10, 2021: Official Showcase Artists announced publicly

November 17, 2021: Official Showcase Artists scheduled


For more information and to apply, click here.