Conference Registration

Sierra Hull performing an Official Showcase at the 2022 Folk Alliance International Conference - Photo by Shadow Scape Records

Registration is open for the 2024 Folk Alliance International Conference

February 21-25, 2024 | Kansas City, MO, USA

Photo of The Milk Carton Kids performing at the FAI Conference

 Register Today!

All prices are in USD

Regular

Members:

$595

Non-members:

$695

Artist

$695

Members:

$425

Non-members:

$525

Student

$695

$275

Must upload image of current student ID to qualify. Includes a Community Membership.

Ways to Save: Day Passes, Discounts, and More!

Become an FAI Member

Anyone can become an FAI Member today and it’s the easiest way to save on registration! You’ll get access to the very lowest Early Bird rates, the other FAI Member rates, and other great perks outside the conference. An individual membership is only $70/year.

Registration Cap for Official Showcase Artists

Registration is capped at $775 for bands who are Official Showcase artists or on standby, which will not be known until September 2023. You must be an FAI member to qualify for this rate. If you have four or more people in your band who will all be attending, please contact Folk Alliance International at fai@folk.org to receive a code for your registration. DO NOT REGISTER UNTIL YOU GET YOUR CODE.

Volunteer at the Conference

Volunteering opportunities are open to any FAI member over the age of 16. When you volunteer, you get free conference registration as long as you volunteer for a minimum of 16 hours during the conference.

First Time?
Apply for a Scholarship

Scholarships are available for both first-time artists and members of the industry and they can cover 50-100% of your registration cost! Priority is given to Official Showcase applicants, and/or folks who have attended regional conferences. 

Referral Reward Program

You can receive a $50 payment for each referral you make up to the full amount of your registration. Each referral must be attending the conference for the first time and pay to register. Click here for full qualifications.

2024 Registration Rates Breakdown

Regular Registration
Dates FAI Member Non-Member
June 1 – July 31 (Early Bird) $300 N/A
August 1 –  Oct 31 $400 $500
November 1 – Jan 31 $495 $595
Feb 1 – Feb 24 $595 $695
Artist Rate
Dates FAI Member Non-Member
June 1 – July 31 (Early Bird) $225 N/A
August 1 –  Oct 31 $225 $325
November 1 – Jan 31 $325 $425
Feb 1 – Feb 24 $425 $525
Student Rate
Dates Includes Membership
June 1 – July 31 (Early Bird) $175
August 1 –  Oct 31 $175
November 1 – Jan 31 $225
Feb 1 – Feb 24 $275
Day Pass
Dates FAI Member Non-Member
June 1 – July 31 (Early Bird) N/A N/A
August 1 –  Oct 31 $200 $275
November 1 – Jan 31 $250 $325
Feb 1 – Feb 24 $300 $375

*Prices do not include service fee of 2% + $6 USD.