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Getting Started: Hosting or Working House Concerts

Alternative jazz venues come in all shapes and sizes and with a growing trend in house concerts, Jazz Near You created this website to help home concert and salon presenters generate greater turnouts, help musicians connect with house concert presenters, and offer guidance to anyone with an interest in hosting a home concert: from preparation to finding & booking a band.

Whether you've presented house concerts in the past, are a budding house concert presenter looking for assistance, or a musician/band looking to secure house concert work, simply sign in then follow the steps below:

Already present house concerts?

  1. Create or claim(*) your house concert presenter page (your address will remain private);
  2. Contact us (so we can identify you as a house concert presenter);
  3. Upload your house concert events. (select "House Concert" as the event type on the submission form)

Want to present a house concert? Here's how:

  1. Create your house concert presenter page (your address will remain private);
  2. Review the items on our how-to guide page;
  3. Contact us (so we can identify you as a house concert presenter);
  4. Find a musician/band;
  5. Upload your house concert events. (select "House Concert" as the event type on the submission form)

Musician? Steps to securing house concert work:

  1. Create, claim or update your musician page (see the musician toolkit page to learn how);
  2. Set your regional information on your musician page so presenters can find you here;
  3. Contact house concert presenters.

(*) If you previously uploaded your house concert information to Jazz Near You as a venue, please change your page's type from "Venue" to "House Concert Presenter." You can do this by searching for you page at Jazz Near You (click the magnifying glass icon here, then click the "Directory" tab). From your listing page, click the orange "Update" button and change types.

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