2014 FMO Conference - Samantha Martin, Sherie Marshall, Stacie Tabb. Photo by James Dean. 2014 FMO Conference - Linda Turu & Michael Wrycraft - photo by James Dean; Adam Brown & Harvey Glatt - photo by Mike Bourgeault; Charlie Angus - photo by James Dean 2014 FMO Conference - Youth Program - Photo by Mike Bourgeault 2014 FMO Conference - Lobby of the Westin Bristol Place - photo by Mike Bourgeault. 2014 FMO Conference - The Bombadils - Photo by Mike Bourgeault 2014 FMO Conference - Mike Celia, Emma-Jane Julien; Emily Mitchell, Tannis Slimmon, Annie Sumi; Andy Frank, Kirsten Jones - Photo by Mike Bourgeault.


2015 Estelle Klein Award nominations

Do you know an artist, academic, organizer, or presenter who has made a significant lifetime contribution to the folk music community in Ontario? Then nominate them for the Estelle Klein Award! The EKA is presented at the annual FMO conference in October. Click here for more info.

Get the best deal on conference registration!

Members Only advance purchase conference registration is open NOW until May 31, 2015! FMO members and youth members can register at the lowest rates for 2015 conference, taking place Oct 15-18 at the Westin Bristol Place. For more info, visit the Conference page.

Youth Program applications being accepted now!

Are you between the ages of 15 and 21, and interested in a career in music? Why not apply to the FMO Youth Program? For more details, please visit the Youth Program page.

Official showcase & Songs From the Heart applications open!

Applications for the 2015 official showcases and the Songs From the Heart songwriting competition are being accepted now until May 29, 2015. Click these links for more info:
Official showcases
Songs From the Heart

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Multi-talented entertainer and educator Njacko Backo and his band Kalimba Kalimba have been sharing their uplifting music, energizing dance, and hope-filled stories with audiences of all ages and all walks of life since 1989. Their incredibly rich World Beat sound is driven by African rhythms, layered with traditional and modern…
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CIRAA Mentorship with Ben Caplan – Deadline May 28

Posted on May 21, 2015 by Folk Music Ontario

FMO is proud to partner with the Canadian Independent Recording Artists’ Association (CIRAA) in presenting a 15-hour mentorship program with Ben Caplan. CIRAA’s Mentorship Program gives members the opportunity to work one-on-one with an experienced Canadian musician. With advice, insight and guidance, the program is designed to help independent [More]

CD & DVD duplication

Posted on February 6, 2015 by Folk Music Ontario

Duplium Muzic provides independent artists with the opportunity to get their product made professionally AND affordably. Through an ongoing partnership with Folk Music Ontario, Duplium has introduced a series of discounts available to FMO members (individual, organizational and festival).

FMO members can offset or even recover their membership fee [More]

2015 advertising opportunities

Posted on August 25, 2014 by Folk Music Ontario

FMO is offering new advertising packages that will not only save you a bundle, but also let you take care of all of your promotion through FMO this year with a one-time purchase. Click here to see all of the advertising packages being offered for this year, and to get [More]