House concerts are not only a viable way to supplement income as an artist, but they are a place where people really listen to your music. Many musicians and other performing artists are embracing them for those reasons, but also because of the difficulties of finding supportive venues to play at. “House concerts are far…

So many amazing acts on our tree ready for Home Made Jam! In 3 months, Home Made Jam users 170 > 380 artists 40 > 160 hosts 15 > 58 Facebook likes 180 > 500+ website page views this month 4000+ Facebook reach this week 10,000+ Artists are organising tours, hosts are inviting artists. Shows yeah!…

Remember the joy of mulberries? Hidden in the tree, guzzling as many as you could lay your purple hands on. I took this photo in my back yard today. The fruit on the HMJ tree is twice as big as it was last month, ready for people to pick it and turn it into delicious…

TINTENBAR’S Peter Lino wants to turn your living room into a stage.  Peter has launched Home Made Jam in a bid to transform private spaces into performance venues.  Mr Lino has for the last three years been part of Tintenbar Upfront, a monthly artistic space at the Tintenbar Hall. We spoke to Mr Lino about his…

Home Made Jam – Newsletter #1 September 2015 The HMJ bus is gathering momentum. Thanks to you all for push starting Home Made Jam “I think the website and network is fantastic . House concerts are far and away my favourite gigs, not least of which because of the sense of community and the very…

We’ve been going just a few weeks and we think most of the bugs have flown away. We have some seriously wonderful musicians on board, and the buzz is spreading about HMJ. Already some shows are booked and more in the pipeline. Our community is beginning to hum!