Musicians who love people listening, are creating a co-op database of great rooms. As a musician, I love rooms where people really listen to my music: house concerts, local halls, music clubs and venues that encourage a listening audience. All musicians love it when people appreciate our dedication and artistry.  If you love that listening atmosphere…

Live at the Bundy has a vision….Top shelf live music played in one of the best sounding country halls in Australia. Live at the Bundy’s beginnings were linked to saving the Bundalaguah & Myrtlebank Hall, near Sale Victoria, from closure due to disrepair and faulty wiring. A submission was made to council about re opening…

Tintenbar Up Front, on the North Coast of NSW, began as a monthly session for musicians and other performers to share their art in a listening environment. It now also hosts music by local and touring artists. Peter Lino, organiser of TUF, shares his thoughts: “We began Tintenbar Up Front, a monthly evening of performance,…

Your favourite musicians at home?  ” Sitting there up close and feeling the vibrations in the air and through the floor, hearing the smallest detail of finger on wood, fibre on strings. Proximity has tremendous effect, and it makes no difference that I’m not a Celtic folky or bluegrass fan — being there really is…

Playing For Change raises lots of money to build schools in developing communities around the world. Playing For Change producer Mark Johnson, talking at Bluesfest, to the ABC: The initial idea came when I was recording music in New York City. I was on my way to work one day in the subway and there…