Folk Music Canada Set To Present 2nd Edition of FolkNorth

3 Days – 25 Artists – 25 + Export Delegates

The excitement is building at Folk Music Canada, as final preparations for the second edition of FolkNorth near completion, including a new look for the FolkNorth website!

The event showcases 25 performers, more than 25 invited national and international delegates and more than 300 industry focused meetings in Toronto, from December 1st to December 4th, 2017.

FolkNorth is an industry export event, boutique-like and intimate, focused on facilitating relationships with peers and key industry players. Registration is open to all industry members and artists who wish to register. To register:

What’s Happening at FolkNorth

The host hotel for the four-day export event is the Sheraton Centre Toronto. Programming will focus on business meetings, panels, and workshops, as well as afternoon and evening showcases. Toronto venues The Supermarket (Friday – sponsored by Folk Music Ontario and Saturday – sponsored by ACTRA) and Adelaide Hall  (Sunday – sponsored by Folk Alliance International) will play host nightly from 6 pm to 9 pm for artist showcases. View the full schedule here

As well as showcase performances, the event bridges the gap between performer and export delegates coming from as far afield as the United Kingdom and the United States. Many key industry delegates from Canada will also attend.  

More Information about FolkNorth 

FolkNorth 2017 delegates include:

FolkNorth 2017 showcasing artist:

FolkNorth 2017 schedule:

FolkNorth is made possible with the financial support of FACTOR, the Canada Council for the Arts and the Government of Canada, Folk Alliance International, Folk Music Ontario and ACTRA.

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