Highlights from Day One: Folk Unlocked Virtual Conference

This week I'm attending the Folk Alliance International Virtual Conference. Here are my personal highlights from day one of the conference.


My favorite Panels & Discussions: 

Audio Production In-Person and Remote: Shani Gandhi, Rachael Moore, Trina Shoemaker, Gena Johnson with Mary Bragg

Keynote interview: Margaret Atwood with Anais Mitchell (watch below)


Some of my favorite showcase performances: 

Alisa Amador - FAI Region Showcase (NERFA)

Mariel Buckley - BreakOut West Spotlight 

The Accidentals - FAI Region Showcase (FARMfolk)

Steve Poltz - Cantina Navarro presented by Taylor Guitars 

Kelly Hunt - Heartland Song Network Spotlight Showcase 

Chad Elliott - Heartland Song Network Spotlight Showcase 

Ensemble Ibérica - Heartland Song Network Spotlight Showcase 

Erin Ivey - ComboPlate Booking Unlocked Showcase 

Betty Soo - ComboPlate Booking Unlocked Showcase

Isa Burke (of Lula Wiles) - Club Passim Unlocked Showcase 

Beth Bombara - Heartland Song Network Unlocked Showcase 

The Brothers Comatose - Madison House Unlocked Showcase