We are trying to help wholehearted live music thrive in Australia and New Zealand by encouraging intimate shows in homes, halls and venues. Lots of great info here.
What exactly is a house concert?
House concerts made easy
Your living room could help save the music industry
Backyard concerts: how you can hire rock stars for your garden party (NZ)
Everyone loves live music where people actually listen.
Huffington Post talks about house concerts
I’d love to play at your place. Will you invite me?
The great US site, Concerts In Your Home, have lots of informative resources for hosts and artists.
Video:The House Concert Experiment: A Tour Documentary
House on the Hill – Melbourne – really making house concerts work for artist and audience
The Little Stevies: House concerts, what a brilliant concept
The Joy of House Concerts (Crikey.com)
Make Real money Doing House Concerts
How to actually make money doing house concerts
Wikipedia article on the history, organisation and recent uses of house concerts.
Homeroutes, California: articles for hosts and artists.
Video: The Hollands! at a house concert. Video.
Bundanoon House Concerts
Inspiring events, run by volunteers
Turn your local hall into a live music venue – great for artists, your community and the finances.
A little country hall (Live At The Bundy) attracts the biggest artists
MOTH – Music On The Hill
The Manly Fig
The Music Shack
Kati Kati Folk Club
Fifteen Minutes OF Fame, Stokers Siding
Tintenbar Up Front
Oddfellows Hall Hot Club
How to manage a successful live music venue
Ideas for musicians
Six tips to avoid poverty as a musician
Patreon – Harness the power of your biggest fans by letting them fund your ongoing content creation with a monthly subscription amount of their choice.
Australian Festival Directory
Folk Alliance List of festivals
Wikipedia List of Australian Music festivals
Jazz And Beyond list of Jazz Festivals
Country Music Bulletin list of festivals by month
Australian Bluegrass.com List of festivals
Festival Australia list of festivals by month
The Listening Room page of Sydney Open Mic events
Newcastle Folk Club list of folk festivals
Music clubs support musicians artistically, practically and financially
Other venues and links
Live Music Map – Australian live music venues and other resources
House Concerts Australia – another site aiming to make house concerts viable.
Parlour Gigs – house concert organisers based in Melbourne
Polka Dot Productions, Mullumbimby and Bellingen
Sydney booking agent