Grace, faith and popular music

The festival will not continue after 2017. We thank you for all your support.

The Festival of Faith & Music at Calvin College is a biennial conference that brings together musicians, critics, journalists, artists, and listeners for three days of discussing and celebrating insightful music that explores, in some significant way, issues of faith.

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2017 lineup

Academic Panels

This year will also feature academic panels on topics including hip hop, folk, literature, and music theory. More details here.

Some past guests


Daniel White Hodge / Cathleen Falsani / Lauren Winner / Chuck Klosterman / Cornel West / Makoto Fujimura


Andrew Bird / Emmy Lou Harris / Neko Case / The Civil Wars / Sufjan Stevens / Matisyahu / Lupe Fiasco

  • Sufjan Stevens
  • Emmy Lou Harris
  • The Civil Wars
  • Andrew Bird
  • Neko Case
  • Lupe Fiasco