Carole Walker Showcases Talent at 2013 Folk Alliance Conference in Toronto

Carole Walker
Carole Walker

Photo by Scott Preston

Columbus based singer songwriter Carole Walker takes her blended unique sound of funk and soul to the 2013 Folk Alliance International in Toronto, Canada at the Delta Chelsea Hotel. Walker was selected to perform as a featured showcase artist for the GoGirls Music stage and will be playing Saturday, February 23rd at 10:30 pm.

Since 1989, Folk Alliance® has served as the headquarters for Folk Music and Dance. The annual event draws together music industry professionals from throughout the world to share ideas network and celebrate traditional music and dance. With over 2,800 members worldwide and an annual conference that is one of the five largest music conferences in North America, the five day Conference includes:

Keynote Speaker: Canadian Music Industry Legend Bernie Finkelstein
1,750+ registered attendees, 50+ workshops, panel discussions, and peer group meetings.
100+ industry exhibitors
200 official juried performances and 300+ unofficial private showcases

GoGirls Music is the oldest and largest online community of indie women musicians. Founded in early 1996, GoGirls works tirelessly to help artists through education, networking, and events and large scale music festivals such as the Folk Alliance. With 19,000 Twitter followers, GoGirls Music focuses on advancing the careers of independent female artists. Showcases will broadcast on U-stream. Tune in at

A fixture in the music community of her home town Cincinnati, Walker currently lives in Columbus, Ohio. Her recent shows in Columbus have been at Brothers Drake Meadery and Bethel Road Pub. Her upcoming shows in Cincinnati include Stanley’s Pub, College Hill Coffee House, and Pike’s Lounge in Covington. Walker has been a member of GoGirls Music for some time but noticed the absence of a support network for female singer-songwriters in Cincinnati and Columbus. In 2012, she worked with GoGirls to create the Cincinnati-Columbus GoGirls Music chapter and now leverages GoGirls to provide a networking platform to showcase the talent of female singer songwriters in this region.

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