Between April 18-20, Nordic Folk Alliance's second annual showcase festival and conference will take place in Roskilde, Denmark. As the largest gathering of the folk music industry and community in the Nordic countries, the festival creates a platform for rising stars in the genre to work across the Nordic market and even further afield.
Nordic Folk Alliance is the largest annual meeting place for the Nordic folk community and the industry surrounding it. Concentrating on music from the Nordic countries,
Nordic Folk Alliance welcomes delegates from across the globe. During the event you can hear the music at showcase concerts, and expand your network and knowledge at seminars and talks – and there will be plenty of opportunities to network as well!
Three Finnish acts have been chosen to play at the event's 2023 edition: Annamarét, Tsuumi Sound System and Suistamon Sähkö (pictured above). Scroll down for videos of all the Finnish showcase acts.
Nordic Folk Alliance’s Official Showcases are jury-selected featuring both emerging artists and established touring legends. There is also a conference part where a variety of topics like will be explored.
143 artists applied for the opportunity to perform at the previous edition of Nordic Folk Alliance in 2022, for a delegation of festival & venue bookers, agents, managers, labels, media, and other music industry representatives. The curated showcases feature touring and export-ready artists, representing a diverse array of folk genres including Nordic folk, global roots, americana, indie folk, indigenous music, traditional, singer-songwriter, spoken word, and every imaginable fusion.
See all the showcase acts at Nordic Folk Alliance's website.