Today I want to talk about house concerts -- again. I've had a few people tell me they would love to host, but they don't think their house is large enough. I want to encourage you to re-think that! I live in a classic Highlands' house (if you know Louisville, you can picture the type -- Dutch Colonial, no closets, small kitchen, etc.) The whole house is maybe 1450 square feet, and it's never been "opened up," as they say on HGTV.
But if you move furniture out of the living room, it can easily fit 20-25 people and still have room for two musicians in a corner. Think four rows of 5-6 folding chairs? Or picnic-style on the floor? The whole point of house concerts is to create a cozy, intimate "venue" that is nothing like traditional venues -- it's a place where the artist is in-your-face and accessible.
Here's a link to my website that has this listed: https://brigidkaelin.com/how-to-host-a-house-concert
But here is a step-by-step How To/FAQs just in case:
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