Kansas City, Missouri


Located in the Strawberry Hill neighborhood of Kansas City, Kansas, FOKL is a volunteer-run art and music venue that hosts a variety of donation-based events. Its primary goal is to break down barriers between genres and encourage unconventional friendships and connections. FOKL welcomes both local and national artists, permitting its audience to experience art and music from myriad perspectives. 


Photo: Allie Mason

Folk Band Performing Indoors

A quiet moment between sets during FOKL's opening weekend, September, 2011. This weekend featured musical acts, gallery showings, and displays from local vendors. Photo: Allie Mason


Patrons gather outside on the back lot for a cookout. During the warmer months, community dinners are often put together for touring musicians at FOKL. Photo: Allie Mason

Putting on Makeup

A look into the behind-the-scenes action of the We Are Tribe anniversary fashion show at FOKL. Following the fashions were musical acts, food trucks and a We Are Tribe pop-up clothing shop. Photo: Allie Mason

FOKL4 "Please Put Gum" Artwork

A visitor smashes gum into a piece of interactive art by Danny Joe Gibson as part of the MicDanDanLand art show. Photo: Allie Mason


Projection installations featured at KC Psychfest, hosted by FOKL in 2012 and 2013. Psychfest offered three days of music from both local and national acts. Photo: FOKL Center