A guest piece by Side Door friend, Mark Busse, who has moderated many online shows #BookedWithSideDoorRead More
I drove across Canada this summer from Halifax to Vancouver Island! I have been touring for almost 10 years now mostly in the US and Europe, and this was one of my favorite tours ever.Read More
Editor, freelance writer, and Side Door host Cory Stump shares how he got started hosting shows with Side Door at his home-based venue: McArthur Castle.
From overcoming the challenges of gaining a local reputation, to enjoying the highs of the “genuineness, spontaneity, and direct affiliation between performer and audience when separated by mere metres,” Cory Stumpf offers an engaging overview of what it’s like to host concerts in your own living room.Read More
House shows come in all different shapes and sizes and in my experience are tailored around the desires of the host. Some houses have names and operate like small venues. Other homes that I played in had never done such a thing before and the hosts simply invited there friends over for a nice evening of music and usually food or drink.Read More