Conference registration , Official/family showcase & FMO Awards applications

MEMBERS ONLY advance purchase conference registration is open until May 31, 2017. CLICK HERE for more info.

Official/Family Showcase applications are also being accepted until May 31, 2017. For more info, please CLICK HERE.

FMO Awards applications / nominations are being accepted until May 31, 2017. CLICK HERE for more info.

2017 / 2018 FMO conference dates

2017: October 19-22
2018: September 27-30

The FMO conference will be held at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites in both 2017 and 2018. For more information about the 2017 conference, please click here.

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!

FMO’s “Icebreaker” concerts

Thanks to everyone who attended, and to the staffs of Lula Lounge and Irene’s Pub for making our inaugural concerts in Toronto and Ottawa a success!

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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]