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2018 Conference registration for FMO members NOW OPEN!

Members only advance purchase for the Folk Music Ontario 2018 Conference is now open.  This discounted rate will be available until April 30th, 2018!

**NEW THIS YEAR** you will now need your Member ID to register for the member rate.

Register here  to take advantage of the early rate at $210 (+hst)!  Or click here for more details!

Private Showcase Applications 2018 – opening in July!

Private Showcase applications opening date will be July 2018. Stay tuned!

Interested in hosting a Private Showcase (or playing in one), but want to know more? Check out the 2018 conference rules here.

FMO Awards applications open until April 30th, 2018!

FMO Awards applications are NOW OPEN, closing April 30th, 2018! Please visit the Awards page for more info.

Official/family showcase applications for 2018 NOW OPEN!

The application period is now open, closing April 30th, 2018!  FMO members click here to apply, non-members please click here.

Go to  Official/Family Showcases for more information.

2018 FMO Conference date

2018: September 27-30

The FMO conference will be held at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites this year. More information about the 2018 conference coming soon.

Advertise in Folk Prints

The deadline for advertising in the Spring edition of Folk Prints is March 23rd, 2018, with a publication date of April 13th,2018. For rates and specs, please click here.

2017 EKA recipient Magoo

The 2017 Estelle Klein Award was presented to Magoo during the Awards Brunch at the 31st Anniversary FMO conference on 22 October, 2017 .  Click here to watch the Magoo tribute!   (Produced in 2017 by Graham Lindsey of Wavelength Media)

FMO Presents Indigenous Showcase

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 take place on Saturday, October 22 from 2:30-4:30pm in the Capitale room of the Delta Ottawa City Centre.

Conference registration open

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.

Festival season is all year round

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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