Folk Alliance conference and music fair returns

Courtesy Folk Alliance International.

Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn. Courtesy Folk Alliance International.

The Folk Alliance International Conference will be in Kansas City next week, along with more public events featuring national and local musicians.

The group, which moved its headquarters from Memphis to Kansas City two years ago, held its conference in the city last year for the first time.

Its public events and music will be at the Sheraton Crown Center Hotel from Thursday to Sunday.

Featured artists include Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Sam Baker, Hal Ketchum and Ray Wylie Hubbard.

Kansas City artists will include Betse Ellis, Victor & Penny, Kasey Rausch, Bob Walkenhorst and others.

There will also be a film fest, music contests, a music camp and more.

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