Today, Side Door is so happy to launch our brand-new redesigned and refined platform! We’re returning to our main purpose - which was always to connect artists with hosts to create in-person shows.Read More
Wondering what happens at a show in a unique space? Veteran Side Door hosts offer their unique spaces, tips, and experiences.
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
People like music. People get sick of battling boozy patrons at bars to see music. What if you could bring the music into your own home?
House concerts have been happening forever. But how do you actually do it?
(Photo credit - Scott Munn)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