Folk Alliance International

Folk Alliance International

Alanis Obomsawin
September 16, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Dates for Juno Week are announced, Alanis Obomsawin (pictured) is named the 13th Glenn Gould Prize Laureate, Nickelback faces a lawsuit, and Lulaworld Records hosts a Toronto festival. Others in the news include CIMA, Ammoye, MMF, The Elmo, Red Sky and TSO, FAI, The Grapes of Wrath, Harvest Home festival, Thomas Stajcer, Paul Jacobs, Festival of Friends, Kurt Swinghammer, and farewell George Wein.

Photo: Morten Fog
April 29, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Word of the suspension of next year’s FAI conference is reverberating through the international folk music community. To learn more about the decision we contacted the org’s Executive Director.

Holger at home. Pic: Shaw TV Edmonton
November 6, 2019
by FYI Staff

The veteran Edmonton broadcaster and label head is honoured by Folk Alliance International for his radio work at CBC and CKUA.

Folk Alliance International heads to New Orleans
June 3, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. One of the most important events in roots music, Folk Alliance International (pictured), heads to The Big Easy in January.

February 1, 2019
by Ellen Davidson

Eyes can glaze over when Folk Alliance International (FAI) is mentioned. But not for long.

July 25, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The CCMA announces more performers for its Legends show, The Tenors will tour a holiday show, and Shawn Mendes joins the MMVAs lineup. Also making the news are BreakOut West, DanforthStrong, Folk Alliance, Fucked Up, Prime Boys, MusicOntario, Jeen, Kate Boothman, Willie Nelson, and Cobblestone Live. Videos added for your enjoyment.