(Halifax) SpinCount, the award winning PR and promotions firm based in Nova Scotia, is excited to be returning to the 29th Edition of Folk Alliance International, to support Canadian artists, conduct digital marketing and social media on sight for FMC, and to serve on the PR Power panel. Folk Alliance increases public awareness of #FolkMusic, and produces the world's largest conference for the folk community. This year’s conference is being held Feb 15-19, 2017 at the Westin Crown Center Hotel, Kansas City, MO, USA.
SpinCount has attended yearly since 2015, supporting showcasing artists and handling publicity and on-site digital marketing for Folk Music Canada. Folk Music Canada activities include showcases, a reception, business networking brunch and festival style workshops, all taking place under the banner of #FMCTopnotch. FMC is hosting more than 40 showcase performances, the full schedule is available here.
This year SpinCount clients have both official and private showcases. Clients with official showcases are: Coco Love Alcorn, Dave Gunning, Dylan Menzie, Erin Costelo and The Once. SpinCount artists with private showcases are: Kayla Luky, Lion Bear Fox, Ken Yates, Kaia Kater and Roger Roger.
Join SpinCount;'s Kimberly Sinclair at the panel PR Power Friday, Feb 17, from 2:30pm-3:45pm in Pershing South room, where she is joined by panellists Maria Ivey (The Press House), Devon Leger (HearthPR), Hunter Scott (LaFamos), and Nick Loss Eaton (Nick Loss-Eaton Media). Panels are open to all FAI delegates, more info here.
SPINCOUNT showcasing artists @ FAI 2017
Official showcasing artists schedule:
Coco Love Alcorn - SAT 7:00pm, Brookside
Dave Gunning - SAT 8:45pm, Shawnee Mission
Dylan Menzie - WED 10:30pm, Pershing East/West
Erin Costelo - FRI 7:45pm, Pershing East/West
The Once - SAT 8:00pm, Century C
Private showcasing artists schedule:
Kayla Luky, presented by Anderson Fair, WED 1:10 am in Suite 634
Lion Bear Fox*, presented by BreakOut West, THUR 10:50 pm in Suite 554
Ken Yates, presented by Folk Music Canada, THUR 2:00 pm in Suite 534
Roger Roger, presented by The Alberta Room, THUR 10:30 pm in Suite 707
Kaia Kater*, presented by the House of Songs, FRI 12:00 am in Suite 641
*please see schedule for additional private showcases
All showcases to take place in host hotel, Westin Crowne Centre, Kansas City, E Pershing Rd, Kansas City, MO 64108-2503, United States.
FAI 2017 conference: http://www.folkconference.org/index.html
FAI 2017 conference schedule: http://www.folkconference.org/daytime.html
FAI 2017 official showcasing artists: http://www.folkconference.org/official.html
FAI 2017 ALL showcases schedule: http://www.folkconference.org/evening.html
About FOLK ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL
The mission of Folk Alliance International is to nurture, engage, and empower the international folk music community - traditional and contemporary, amateur and professional - through education, advocacy and performance.
Founded in 2008, SpinCount is an award winning promotions and publicity company based on the East Coast of Canada. Awarded 2016 ECMA for Company of the Year and 2014 MNS Award for Company of the Year, we promote music, artists and events. Follow @spincount or “like” us on facebook.