Folk Music Ontario to Host 2022 Conference in Canada’s First UNESCO-Certified City Of Music, Announces Official Showcase Lineup

Folk Music Ontario is back with its 2022 Conference! For the first time since 2019, the conference will be held in person. This year, the event will be hosted in London, Ontario. Which also happens to be the first “City Of Music” certified by UNESCO in Canada (Folk Music Ontario).

From October 13th-16th, music industry professionals and artists from folk & related genres will be offered opportunities to network with their fellow industry members and partake in professional development panels/talks. What’s unique about Folk Music Ontario, is that they have created an environment in which artists at every stage can benefit from attending their events. So whether you are at the early stages of your career or at an advanced stage in your folk artistry, there is something for you at the 2022 conference!

Not to mention their official showcase, which will demonstrate the musical capabilities of more than 50 artists who will be performing in 10 different languages. Recently, they have unveiled their showcase lineup, which includes artists such as Status/Non-Status, Janice Jo Lee and Shaun Ferguson. More artists are set to be revealed in the days leading up to and during the conference.

Featured: Official Artist Showcase Lineup graphic. Artwork by Jaymie Karn. Photo courtesy of Folk Music Ontario.

Not to mention their official showcase, which will demonstrate the musical capabilities of more than 50 artists. In addition, there will be performances in 10 different languages. Recently, they have unveiled their showcase lineup, which includes artists such as Status/Non-Status, Janice Jo Lee and Shaun Ferguson. More artists are set to be revealed in the days leading up to, and during the conference.

For more information on this year’s conference & to attend, please visit their official website at: https://folkmusicontario.org/ .

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Works Cited:

“Folk Music Ontario Announces 2022 Conference in London, Canada’s First UNESCO City of Music″. Feb. 23 2022. Press Release.

Karn, Jaymie. “Official Eventbrite Banner” Photo courtesy of Folk Music Ontario. Accessed Oct.8 2022.

Karn, Jaymie. “Featured: Official Artist Showcase Lineup graphic. Artwork by Jaymie Karn. Photo courtesy of Folk Music Ontario.” Photo courtesy of Folk Music Ontario. Accessed Oct.8 2022.

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