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Folk Resources

Welcome to Folk Alliance’s Folk Resources page.

Folk Alliance is dedicated to promoting traditional, contemporary, and multicultural folk music and dance, and related performing arts in North America. We are primarily an organization for people working professionally in folk music including performing artists, agents, managers, publicists, venue operators, DJs, Folk Societies, Folklorists and others.

We’ve created this section of the website to provide some basic information about folk music to both professionals in the folk music world and the folk fan who wants to know more. So follow the links below to hear some live music or music on the radio, visit your favorite performer’s website, see books on the music business available from the Folk Alliance office or books on folk music styles and personalities available from

Choose a link below.

For more information on our organization, click here to find out about Folk Alliance

For information on our sister organizations in the roots music coalition click on a link below.