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Tuesday, June 26, 2007 

All about house concerts

House concerts have become quite the rage for indie artists looking to increase their income. What's so great about it? Imagine playing in an intimate setting where people really want to hear you and experience your music. Not some noisy bar laden with loud drunks.

I have put together a list of links that you will find useful in your quest to learn more about this cool way to build your fanbase, sell more CDs and earn more $.

Concerts in your Home - the most comprehensive and up-to-date house concert site on the web
HouseConcerts.com - great list of venues across the U.S. to check out
House Concerts - great info on how to put on your own house concert
FolkMusic.org - lists house concert venues across the U.S.
The Complete Guide to House Concerts - interesting book on the subject, available at Amazon
House Concerts - a great how-to guide online
House Concerts FAQs - another great how-to guide
Article: Acoustic Music, Live From the Living Room - great article!
Article: UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL, The Joys and challenges of playing house concerts - another good article
Article: Musicians and audiences alike make themselves at home at house concerts - excellent article!
Article: House Concerts - Promoting Music & Freedom of Speech - interesting article addressing the legal aspects of hosting a house concert

This is just the tip of the iceberg on the subject. I hope you find this information useful. If you need help with your music career feel free to get in touch with me at madalyn@indiemusiccoach.com


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Madalyn Sklar
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