Louisiana's Sean Ardoin is one of 100s of showcasing artists at the Folk Alliance International Conference

Win two passes to the Folk Alliance International Conference!

We’re excited to offer our readers the chance to win a pair of passes to the Folk Alliance International Conference in New Orleans next week (January 22-26) at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. This is FAI’s first visit to New Orleans and it’s not only an outstanding opportunity for international musicians to get mentoring, to network and to meet music businesses helpful to their career, as well as and festival promoters, it’s an incredible opportunity to hear some of the finest musicians in the world in many genres of music.

There are “official” large showcases throughout the event. OffBeat and WWOZ will co-sponsor Louisiana showcases in the Grand Ballroom on the Sheraton New Orleans’ Fifth Floor on Wednesday, January 22 and on Saturday, January 25:

Wednesday January 22

Benny Amòns & New Orleans Pearls, 8:10 p.m

Sean Ardoin, 9:00 p.m.

The Revelers, 9:50 p.m.

Saturday January 25

Pine Leaf Boys, 4:40 p.m.

Zachary Richard, 5:30 p.m.

Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, 6:20 p.m.

Lakon Mizik, 7:10 p.m.

Cha Wa, 8:00 p.m.

To enter, fill out the form below (and don’t forget to take advantage of bonus entries!). We’ll notify the winner(s) via email on Tuesday, January 21.

There are literally hundreds of musicians from all over the world who will showcase their talents in hotel rooms located on one floor of the Sheraton New Orleans. You can drift from room to room and experience incredible music. This is an exciting and unprecedented event not to be missed for music lovers! Full workshop and business meeting schedule is here. All information on musicians and bands playing showcases at FAI are here.