Audio Recording of NARIP Webinar No Booker, No Bouncer, No Bartender: How Shannon Curtis Made $25K on a 2-Month House Concert Tour (and how YOU can too)

Audio Recording of NARIP Webinar No Booker, No Bouncer, No Bartender: How Shannon Curtis Made $25K on a 2-Month House Concert Tour (and how YOU can too)


Shannon Curtis’ 2-month 2013 house concert tour made $25K+. Her house concerts surpassed club shows in every way: more fun, more profitable and more new fans. We invited Shannon to share her experience and strategy as can be applied to so many. 


In 2011 Shannon Curtis got a Facebook message from a fan in San Diego inviting her to play there and offering her living room as a venue. The fan said she’d invite friends to come and ask them for donations to support the event.

This turned into one of the best and most rewarding shows Shannon ever played.

Fast forward: Shannon’s 2-month house concert tour in 2013 made over $25,000. She found her house concert tours surpassing club shows in every way: more fun, more profitable and more new fans.

We’ve invited Shannon to share her experience and How-To because her strategy can be applied to so many. She’s written a book detailing her experience which we at NARIP purchased and highly recommend.

Who Should Buy This Program

  • Artist Managers, Producers & Artist Reps
  • Record & Music Publishing Executives
  • Concert Promoters, Agents, Tour Managers
  • Anyone seeking alternatives to club touring and fund raising for music or other projects.

You Will Learn

  • For Whom Can House Concerts Work?
  • Benefits of House Concerts: Direct-to-fan, Hyper-localism, Super Fans
  • How To Put On A Successful House Concert
  • The Host
  • The Space
  • The Guests
  • Helping Your Host Plan A Successful House Concert
  • Setup & Flow
  • Donations
  • Go Sell Your Stuff
  • Technical Notes: A Public Address System That Fits In A Backpack

Don’t miss this insider’s peek at this innovative way tour!


PROGRAM DATE: February 3, 2015
PROGRAM TIME: 1 hours, 24 minutes, 19 seconds (1:24:19)
QUESTIONS? Call 818-769-7007 or contact NARIP

Shannon Curtis
Buy Shannon’s Book Here NOW


About The Speaker


Shannon Curtis is an independent songwriter, singer, performer, recording artist and author. Her first full-length record of downtempo dreampop, Cinemascope was released in June 2013, and received a nomination in the category of Best Producer in the 2014 Independent Music Awards. Cinemascope’s follow-up, Metaforma, was released in June 2014. On that same day, Curtis also released a second full-length acoustic album of songs she has written as commissions for her fans, entitled Personal Songs Volume 1. Curtis previously released three EPs, one acoustic LP, two 10-track maxi-singles and a live album, all on her own Saint Cloud Records label. The Los Angeles Times has described Curtis as “the love child of Fiona Apple and Norah Jones,” and the Boulder Weekly has said that her music might “make you want to dance in your underwear or cry in your beer.”

Curtis’s groundbreaking use of the house concert touring format has taken her on extensive nationwide house concert tours, and she has become a popular speaker on the topic at music industry conferences, Her How-To book on house concert touring was published in February 2014, debuted at #1 on both Amazon’s Music Business Best Sellers list and also their Music Business Hot New Releases list, and has been featured in major national publications like The Huffington Post and American Songwriter Magazine.

Curtis’s music has been featured prominently in independent film and in TV shows such as ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars, ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, and MTV’s The Hills. Curtis lives in Los Angeles with her husband, music producer / engineer Jamie Hill.






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