Early bird conference registration open

FMO members (with membership valid through October 31, 2016) can now register for the conference at the early bird rate of $360.95, and non-members at a rate of $479.60. These rates are in effect until August 31, 2016.

CLICK HERE to register for the conference.

Festival season is all year round

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Our member festivals offer something for everyone’s tastes. There’s music – from Celtic to alt-country, hip hop to Trad – along with crafts, food, family entertainment, dance, workshops, and great community spirit. Click here for dates and websites!

FMO at Union Summer 2016

Folk Music Ontario member artists are performing in ten timeslots at Union Square in Toronto, as part of the Union Summer entertainment series. Here is a list of the upcoming performers:

Wed, July 20, 12:00-1:30pm – Rory Gardiner
Wed, Aug 3, 12:00-1:30pm – Fraser & Girard
Wed, Aug 10, [More]

30th Anniversary FMO Conference

The 2016 conference will take place October 20-23, 2016 at the Delta Ottawa City Centre. Panels, workshops, youth program, awards, export development, networking, and music, music, music! To find out more, visit the Conference page. Official showcase schedule:

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FMO Board candidates announced

Posted on July 13, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario

Five FMO Board members are completing their terms this fall. Board elections will be held at the 2016 conference in Ottawa. The slate of candidates is as follows:

Darin Addison, London
Jim Ansell, Owen Sound
Dave Cool, Montreal
Glenn McFarlane, Brampton
Sage Paul, Toronto
Liz Scott, Meaford
Amie Therrien, Toronto

Youth Program applications being accepted now!

Posted on May 5, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario

On June 9, 2016, Episode 260 of Folk Roots Radio featured the 2015 FMO Youth Program. Host Jan Hall interviews and plays songs by each of the 2015 youth and mentors. For more info and to apply to the 2016 Youth Program, click here.

Advertise in Conference Program

Posted on May 4, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario

The deadline for ad reservations and artwork for the Conference Program edition of Folk Prints is September 20, 2016. All ads are printed in full colour.

Before the presentation of the 2015 FMO Conference we introduced some new Advertising Packages that proved to be a welcome addition to our ad sales [More]