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Folk Alliance Austin Reception | Cactus Cafe | martes, 29. enero 2019

Join us for a Folk Alliance International reception hosted by Board Members Laura Thomas and Matt Sever and FAI Executive Director Aengus Finnan. Learn about this year's conference in Montréal, how to participate when we stage the world's largest bed-in performance, and hear the announcement of our 2020 conference location. 
 
Event Information
Date: Tuesday, January 29th
Time: 7 - 9 PM
Venue: Cactus Cafe (2247 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX, 78712)
 
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About Folk Alliance InternationalEstablished in 1989, FAI is a non-profit that strives to preserve, promote, and present folk music, with and for its over 3,000 members worldwide. FAI produces the world’s largest conference for the folk music industry and community (drawing 2855 artists, agents, managers, labels, publishers, and venue/festival buyers from 35 countries to its 2018 event).The 2019 event will be held in Montréal, Canada from February 13-17. The theme is The Spirit of Creativity. In addition to professional development panels, networking and mentorship sessions, and artist showcases, a commUNITY presentation will be held to address addiction and mental health issues in the arts. For the first time, there will be an Indigenous Artists Summit, as well as an Ethnomusicology Symposium.Of special note, the hotel will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of John & Yoko’s infamous bed-in where they wrote Give Peace A Change. Come and learn about free registration, showcase applications, and more!In addition to the conference, FAI produces an Artist in Residence program, the Louis Jay Meyers Music Camp, the International Folk Music Awards Show, the Kansas City Folk Festival, and an overseas micro-conference called The ExChange.For more information on Folk Alliance International visit .