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.

Announcements

Happy holidays to all!

The Folk Music Ontario office will be closed for the holidays, from 5:00pm, Thursday, December 18 until 9:00am, Monday, January 5, 2015. The Board and staff of FMO wish you and yours a happy and healthy holiday. See you in the new year!

Who was at the conference? What took place?

The delegate directory, day-by-day schedule of events, and panelist bios and photos are all available on the Conference page.

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 Board elections

Congratulations to returning president Alex Sinclair, and to the new directors on the FMO Board:

James Keelaghan – Perth
Jani Lauzon – Toronto
Preetam Sengupta – Guelph

Featured Member

Okaidja Afroso
Okaidja was born into a family of singers and songwriters. His crippled uncle was the town’s notorious composer who spared no one with the songs he wrote about life in the township of Kokrobitey, a small fishing village on the west coast of Ghana. Okaidja’s mother was a colorful lead…
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Latest News

2014 FMO Keynote Speaker – Charlie Angus, MP

Posted on October 2, 2014 by Folk Music Ontario

Folk Music Ontario is proud to announce that MP Charlie Angus will deliver the keynote address at the 2014 conference.

Born in Timmins, ON, Charlie is the Ethics, Privacy, Access to Information and Government Accountability spokesman for the Federal New Democratic Party. Over the last 10 years he served as the [More]

2014 conference advertising opportunities

Posted on August 25, 2014 by Folk Music Ontario

Copperworks Consulting Inc. will manage advertising for the 2014 FMO conference. Click here to see all of the advertising opportunities available this year.

To get started with your booking right now, please email Copperworks directly. September 9 is the deadline for ad purchases for the Folk Prints [More]

Calling all volunteers!

Posted on August 21, 2014 by Folk Music Ontario

Folk Music Ontario is accepting volunteer applications for the 2014 conference. For twelve hours’ work, volunteers receive complimentary conference registration. Please visit the Volunteer page for more info.