Five Irish Artists to Showcase at Folk Alliance International 2022
Five Irish Artists will participate as Official Showcase Artists at Folk Alliance International which takes place from 18 – 22 May 2022 in Kansas City, USA.
The artists, who are supported by Culture Ireland, will perform for an audience of music industry professionals from across North America and beyond.
Culture Ireland has been leading a delegation of Irish artists to Folk Alliance since 2015. The event which attracts over 400 programmers, agents, Festival Directors and radio stations has a long track record of creating opportunities for Irish artists.
This year, it coincides with the 5th annual meeting of the Network of Irish Cultural Centres of North America (NICCoNA) which takes place on Thursday 19 May at the Kansas City Irish Center. NICCoNA is a state-and-province wide association of presenters and programmers of Irish culture based in the USA and Canada.
The five artists who were selected by Folk Alliance International in partnership with Culture Ireland are:
• Polly Barrett
• Ultan Conlon
• Dani Larkin
• Clare Sands
Each will participate with a Showcase performance on the Culture Ireland stage as well as a series of private showcases across the conference schedule.
Information on the showcase schedule for the Irish artists including official and private showcases is available here.
For further details on Folk Alliance International, please visit here.