Showcase Deadline for Folk Alliance/Strictly Mundial Montreal Approaching

Maryland, USA – Monday, May 31st is the postmark deadline for applications
for the Folk Alliance showcase at the 17th Annual International Conference,
Montreal, February 24-27, 2005. It’s also the deadline for the early
consideration application for the Strictly Mundial showcases at the Montreal
Conference. Application forms for both, and further information on the two-track
process for this year, can be found at
. Or contact the Folk Alliance office at +1 301-588-8185 or and they will mail or fax you a
form.The organizers are also accepting showcase applications through a sponsor,
Sonicbids. Submit your EPK to either the Folk Alliance Showcase
or the Strictly Mundial showcase
via Sonicbids instead of mailing it in.
For an explanation of the two-track process for this year, check out this
website link
. For more information on the
Sonicbids process, visit their website at
. Utilizing Sonicbids qualifies you for a discount on their
6-month membership.

Program proposals due May 31st

Anyone interested in providing ideas for a program or workshop at the Montreal
conference can fill out the Program Proposal form. Click
here and then 
click on the Program Proposal Form on the left-hand menu and submit it to the

[Photo of Gjallarhorn at a previous edition of the Folk Alliance. © Angel

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