Presented by Folk Music Ontario, Folk Music Canada and Folk Alliance International, the 2019 Folk North Export Development Program assists folk musicians and businesses in accessing new markets in Canada, USA, UK and Australia and more markets by bringing more than 20 delegates (festival ADs, presenters, agents, music supervisors etc.) to the Folk Music Ontario conference.
Folk North delegates are matched with more than 50 participating artists for one-on-one meetings, mentoring and networking receptions. In addition to these closed events, Export Development Program delegates are available throughout the conference as they attend networking events and led panels focusing on export topics.
The following delegates took part in the 2019 Folk North Program:
|Amy Laidlaw||i hear django||Victoria||Australia|
|Anderz Nielsen||gearbox AGENCY||Copenhagen||Denmark|
|Bobby Ramirez||16 On Center||Chicago, IL||MW USA|
|Chris Horkan||Hey! Manchester||Manchester||UK|
|Chrissy Dicks||Lawnya Vawnya||St John’s, NL||E Canada|
|Fernando Dotta||Balaclava Records||São Paulo||Brazil|
|Jason Williams||Wildmountain Music Festival||Hinton, AB||W Canada|
|Katie Rynne||Secret Sounds||Sydney, NSW||Australia|
|Kerry Clarke||Calgary Folk Music Festival||Calgary, AB||W Canada|
|Lisa Schwartz||Philadelphia Folksong Society/Philadelphia Folk Festival||Philadelphia, PA||E USA|
|Marilena Gaudio||National Arts Centre / NAC Presents||Ottawa, ON||E Canada|
|Matt Smith||Club Passim||Cambridge, MA||E USA|
|Matthew Green||Eat Your Own Ears||London||UK|
|Micah Davidson||Midwood Entertainment||Charlotte, NC||SE USA|
|Rafael Farah||Balaclava Records||São Paulo||Brazil|
|Sophie Urquhart||Tin Drum Music||London||UK|
|Sue Panning||Canmore Folk Festival||Canmore, AB||W USA|
More delegates still to be announced. Check the Folk North Program page for updates.