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.

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.

Apply to play at Union Summer

Last summer, several FMO member artists participated in the inaugural Union Summer performances at Toronto’s Union Square. Artists provided lively, upbeat ambient music for the square, which housed food vendors and tables/chairs for audience members and passersby. Union Summer was a big success, and they want us back!

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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!

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CANCELLED: FMO Fundraising Concert – June 17

Posted on June 2, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario
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Unfortunately, due to low ticket sales, FMO has to cancel the fundraising concert scheduled for this Friday. We hope to reschedule for some time next fall/winter.

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 Spring Folk Prints

Posted on March 4, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario

The deadline for ad reservations and artwork for the upcoming Spring edition of Folk Prints is April 22, 2016. The Spring issue is online only and all ads will be printed in full colour. The publication date will be May 16, 2016.

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