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.


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!

Preliminary schedule / delegate list

The preliminary conference daily schedule and current delegate list are now available.  Have a look, and keep current by visiting the Conference page of the website often, under “What’s Happening at the Conference?” and “Who’s Going to Be There?”:

Thurs, Oct 15  |  Fri, Oct 16  | [More]

Drop Boxes

Artists may take advantage of free CD drop boxes at the conference for self-promotion. One CD per artist, accompanied by a one-page bio, can be placed in each box. Music industry professionals who wish to have a drop box at the conference can click here to download and complete [More]

Volunteer application deadline today!

Are you enthusiastic and community-minded? Interested in meeting new people? Committed to getting the most out of the conference? Apply to be a volunteer! Volunteers who attend a mandatory orientation session and work at least three 4-hour volunteer shifts receive complimentary conference registration. The application deadline is August 31, 2015. [More]

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Register for the conference

Posted on August 31, 2015 by Folk Music Ontario

Regular registration rates for the 29th annual conference are now in effect. FMO members get the best rates!

Register online through Ticketpro, or download a form to register by fax or mail (English PDF | French PDF).

FMO/FMC Export Development Program

Posted on June 19, 2015 by Folk Music Ontario

The Export Development Program (EDP) assists folk musicians and businesses in accessing new markets in Canada and the USA by bringing more than 30 delegates (festival ADs, presenters, agents, publicists, etc.) to the FMO conference. Once again this year, artists who are NOT part of the official showcase can apply [More]

2015 advertising opportunities

Posted on June 10, 2015 by Folk Music Ontario

FMO has new advertising packages that will save you a bundle and let you handle all of your promotion through FMO this year with a one-time purchase. For more info, please email Mike Large. And to read about all of the FMO conference advertising opportunities, please click here.