DEADLINE EXTENDED – Private Showcase Applications

Private Showcase applications will now be open until August 23, 2017. Apply on the Conference Showcasing page.

Interested in hosting a Private Showcase (or playing in one), but want to know more? Check out the 2017 conference rules here.

DEADLINE EXTENDED for official/family showcase & FMO Awards applications

The application period for Official/Family Showcases and FMO Awards has been EXTENDED to June 5, 2017. Don’t wait until the last minute – apply now!

Early bird conference registration is now open for both FMO members (with membership valid through October 2017) and non-members.

FMO Awards applications launch

There are BIG CHANGES afoot on the new FMO Awards page:
updated application processes
• Stingray Rising Star Award is now national
new Recording Artist of the Year Award (sponsored by Recording Artists’ Collecting Society)
…and much more!

Advertise in Folk Prints

The deadline for advertising in the Spring edition of Folk Prints has been extended to May 25, with a publication date of June 20, 2017. For rates and specs, please click here.

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Posted on March 22, 2017 by Folk Music Ontario

Thanks to everyone who placed bids and donated items for FMO’s online auction. CLICK HERE to see all the items and the winning bids!

30th anniversary t-shirts

Posted on November 17, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario

Volunteers at the 2016 conference in Ottawa sported t-shirts with a new “30 Years” logo, specially designed by Lisa Palfrey of Nexus Communications Marketing. Now you can look sharp too!

T-shirts are on sale for $15.00, or two for $25.00, with FREE shipping. There are two styles available: regular, in sizes [More]

Official showcase wristbands

Posted on October 11, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario

$20 wristbands will be on sale at the Registration area of the conference each day for that evening’s official showcase, with bonus features on Friday and Saturday:

Wristband purchased on:

Purchaser entitled to attend:

FMO presents Thursday official showcase (7:30-10:45pm)

Stingray Songs From the Heart showcase (2:30-4:30pm)

FMO presents Friday official showcase (7:30-10:45pm)

Indigenous showcase (2:30-4:30pm)

Ticketpro Youth showcase [More]