FAR-West will be live, taking your questions about all things FAR-West 2021 Virtual Conference, and will introduce new conference programs, educational panels, “Live from The Living Room” Virtual Private Guerrilla Showcases, Venue’s Choice Showcases and more.
Join us and ask questions about our upcoming FAR-West Conference, Oct 14-16, as we move #forwardwithfolk. Town Hall is free and all are welcome.
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Watch on youtube: https://youtu.be/DyDmqYG4ZEU
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Submission Info: Lockdown Lemonade is FAR-West’s response to the dramatic and drastic shifts of 2020’s global health and economic crises. Lockdown Lemonade is a look at the bright side. With this collection of flash creative nonfiction, brief personal essays, recollections, and musings from members of our community, we hope to shine a light on the best things that can and have come out of the most challenging of times. This column will continue on a weekly basis and postings will be released at 10 AM Pacific every Monday, so watch for them! For guidelines and submission details, please contact Julie Zipperer at firstname.lastname@example.org or Marlynn Block at email@example.com. Submissions will be posted based on approval from the Lockdown Lemonade Committee.
Featuring Kristen Grainger, Bre Gregg, Shireen Amini,
FAR-West Community Spotlight Archives/Playlist
To submit your organization, venue, or genre
Here’s a direct link to the playlist/archives of all previous FAR-West Teaches classes
“Stream Now, No Waiting” Parts 1, 2 & 3, with Dan Navarro
“Polishing Your Live Streaming Act: A Music Performance Master Class” with Vicki Green
“Make a Song Your Own” Master Class with Laura Zucker
“Demystifying the Mandolin for Guitar Players (or anyone who is mandolin-curious)” with Mike Mullins
“Virtual Teaching for Success” featuring Laurel Thomsen and hosted by Susie Glaze
“Guitar Orchestration ~ Arranging a Song for One Voice, One Guitar” featuring James Lee Stanley, Laurence Juber and Rick Ruskin
“DIY Video ~ Tips for Home Studio Video” featuring Natalie Gelman, Kris Angelis and Abby Posner, moderated by Celia Chavez
Submission Opportunity: Spotify Playlist – “FAR-West Members’ New Releases”
FAR-West Members!! Are you an Artist or Band with a New Release?? Music that was released during 2020 or 2021?
We are adding new music to our “FAR-West Members’ New Releases” Spotify playlist to showcase our members who have recent commercially released music.
We want to celebrate your new music! Read on for details!
- Submit your Spotify link to one (1) song from your new release – Links ONLY – MP3’s will be disqualified.
- E-mail the link to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you submitted (1) one song in our First Round, you may submit a 2nd song (1) from the same release. Just know that priority will be given to artists who are submitting a song for the first time or from a newer release (since last May).
Thank You for your music and artistry!
FAR-West Gigs Facebook Group
the FAR-West Gigs Listserv
Folk Alliance International LiveStream Calendar
Undiscovered Music Network
Free Sign-up at: https://undiscoveredmusic.net/join
A newsletter of all streaming shows plus local in-person shows
are emailed to all members on Thursday of each week.
FolkWorks events calendar
Follow the directions on that page to become a contributor
so your live-streamed and in-person events can be added!
See you next week with more programming info
and Lockdown Lemonade #46
Founded in 2002, Folk Alliance Region West (FAR-West), the western regional chapter of Folk Alliance International, fosters and promotes traditional, contemporary, and multicultural folk music, dance, storytelling, and related performing arts in the western region of the USA (California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Alaska and Hawaii) and the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, and Northwest Territories.
The 18th Annual FAR-West Conference, #forwardwithfolk, takes place on October 14-16 and will be entirely virtual this year. Visit FAR-West.org to learn more, to register for the conference, or to follow us online on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.