Folk Alliance International 2023
CIMA will be back at Folk Alliance International, the world’s largest gathering of the folk music industry and community, from February 1-5, 2023 in Kansas City, MO.
This year CIMA’s official showcase will take place at Benton’s (Westin Crown Center, 20th floor) on Friday, February 3. The evening will kick off with a Meet the Canadians networking reception in partnership with the International Indigenous Music Summit, Mundial Montréal and Global Toronto at 5:00PM. Delegates will get the chance to connect with artists and industry professionals while enjoying some food, beverages & incredible views of Kansas City!
CIMA’s official showcase will feature the following artists:
6:00PM: Lynne Hanson
6:45PM: Royal Wood
7:30PM: Twin Flames
8:15PM: Angelique Francis
9:00PM: Little Misty
9:45PM: Les Rats D’Swompe
CIMA will once again be partnering with MusicOntario for the “Ontario and Friends” private showcasing room (Suite 740). These showcases will run for 3 nights beginning on Thursday, February 2 until Saturday, February 4 and will feature 21 Canadian acts.
Check out the full showcasing lineup below:
Canadian artists and their business reps will also get the opportunity to take part in an afternoon business event on Thursday from 3:30PM-4:30PM at the Westin Crown Center. The Country Connections event, presented by CIMA, Sounds Australia and the British Underground and in partnership with Global Music Match, will give participants the chance to meet with delegates from across the globe.
We look forward to seeing you in Kansas City in February!
CIMA gratefully acknowledges and thanks our generous sponsors and partners the Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR), the Government of Canada (through the Canada Music Fund), Ontario Creates, the Radio Starmaker Fund, SOCAN and Stingray Music.
Check Out What CIMA's Done in Past Years at Folk Alliance:
2021 Folk Alliance International - Event Synopsis
2019 Folk Alliance International - Event Synopsis
2018 Folk Alliance International - Event Synopsis
2017 Folk Alliance International - Event Synopsis
2016 Folk Alliance International - Event Synopsis
2015 Folk Alliance International - Event Synopsis