Folk Music Ontario Blog

FMO Awards applications launch

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Folk Music Ontario in Announcement  /  Comments Closed

There are BIG CHANGES afoot on the new FMO Awards page:
updated application processes
• Stingray Rising Star Award is now national
new Recording Artist of the Year Award (sponsored by Recording Artists’ Collecting Society)
…and much more!

FMO ONLINE AUCTION

Posted on March 22, 2017 by Folk Music Ontario in News  /  Comments Closed

Thanks to everyone who placed bids and donated items for FMO’s online auction. CLICK HERE to see all the items and the winning bids!

Advertise in Folk Prints

Posted on March 6, 2017 by Folk Music Ontario in Announcement  /  Comments Closed

The deadline for advertising in the Spring edition of Folk Prints has been extended to May 25, with a publication date of June 20, 2017. For rates and specs, please click here.

30th anniversary t-shirts

Posted on November 17, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario in News  /  Comments Closed

Volunteers at the 2016 conference in Ottawa sported t-shirts with a new “30 Years” logo, specially designed by Lisa Palfrey of Nexus Communications Marketing. Now you can look sharp too!

T-shirts are on sale for $15.00, or two for $25.00, with FREE shipping. There are two styles available: regular, in sizes [More]

2016 EKA recipient Anne Lederman

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario in Announcement  /  Comments Closed

The 2016 Estelle Klein Award was presented to Anne Lederman during the Awards Brunch at the 30th Anniversary FMO conference on October 23rd. Click here to watch the interview conducted by CBC Radio One’s Alan Neal.

Official showcase wristbands

Posted on October 11, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario in News  /  Comments Closed

$20 wristbands will be on sale at the Registration area of the conference each day for that evening’s official showcase, with bonus features on Friday and Saturday:

Wristband purchased on:

Purchaser entitled to attend:

Thursday
FMO presents Thursday official showcase (7:30-10:45pm)

Friday
Stingray Songs From the Heart showcase (2:30-4:30pm)

FMO presents Friday official showcase (7:30-10:45pm)

Saturday
Indigenous showcase (2:30-4:30pm)

Ticketpro Youth showcase [More]

FMO Presents Indigenous Showcase

Posted on October 1, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario in Announcement  /  2 comments

FMO will present its first Indigenous showcase, featuring six artists of First Nations, Métis and Inuit heritage:

Dawn Pritchard
Leonard Sumner
Nick Sherman
Quantum Tangle
Shy-Anne Hovorka
William Prince

The Indigenous showcase, generously funded by FACTOR, will [More]

FMO Export Development Program

Posted on August 3, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario in News  /  Comments Closed

The Export Development Program (EDP) assists folk musicians and businesses in accessing new markets in Canada and the USA by bringing more than 25 delegates (festival ADs, presenters, agents, publicists, etc.) to the FMO conference. Showcasing artists who are not part of the official showcase but are playing in a sponsored or [More]

Conference registration open

Posted on June 1, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario in Announcement  /  Comments Closed

FMO members (with membership valid through October 31, 2016) can register for the conference at the rate of $479.60, and non-members at a rate of $598.25.

CLICK HERE to register for the conference.

Advertise in Conference Program

Posted on May 6, 2016 by Folk Music Ontario in News  /  Comments Closed

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]