Will Johnson – May 2020

We’re looking someone to host a Will Johnson Living Room Shows in May, 2020.

Do you have big living room, loft space, community space, art gallery, yoga studio, recording studio, coffee shop or other space where we can do a private show that can comfortably and safely host 35-50 people? If so, please read everything below and get in touch if you live in or near these areas and want to host. Will would love to play a show at your place!

CAN YOU HOST A SHOW?
We’re looking for hosts in or near these cities…

May 4 : Marfa TX – HOST CONFIRMED
May 6 : Phoenix AZ – HOST CONFIRMED
May 11 : Tacoma WA – HOST CONFIRMED

IMPORTANT!
1. Please read everything so you know how it works.
2. Fill in the form below.
3. Sit tight and we’ll get back to as soon as possible if we can book the show at your place.

We’ll make this as easy as possible for the hosts. All you have to do is let us borrow your living room for about three hours and in return you’ll get 5 free tickets for your friends and our eternal gratitude.

Here’s how it works.

1. You have a big house, loft space, community space, art gallery, yoga studio, recording studio, coffee shop or other space where we can do a private show that can comfortably and safely host 40-75 people. There needs to be street parking, parking garage or public transportation nearby and your neighbors should be cool. It would be a huge bummer if someone called the cops because of all the extra cars and people coming to your place. You probably shouldn’t do this if you live in a tiny apartment with a bunch of uptight neighbors or a cranky landlord. Be realistic on how many people your place can hold. We need to know how many tickets we can sell in advance. Sorry, we can’t do these shows outside.

2. Ticket price will be $20. Everyone must buy tickets in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. There will be no reselling or third-party tickets sales. All tickets sales are direct to fans from Undertow. Limit 4 tickets per person. These shows sell out quickly and we want everyone to have a fair opportunity to buy tickets.

3. We’ll provide the host with a list of everyone coming to the show. The host won’t have to deal with any money and will only need to check people off the list as they arrive. We ask guests to arrive between 7:00-7:45pm. The shows start at 8pm and we ask everyone to be out of your space by 10pm.

4. The host gets 5 additional free tickets for the show. If you have other friends beyond your 5 guests who want to come to the show you should direct them buy tickets on-line.

5. The shows will promoted on our websites, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and word-of-mouth. Your home address will not be published on the web and will only be given to people who purchase tickets.

6. We’ll need your help to spread the word on your Facebook and Twitter too. We’ll create a Facebook event for each show and make you a host of the event so you can easily invite your friends (Thank you!). Remember, please don’t post your address. The address only goes to people after they buy tickets. We need to keep the location private so random people don’t try to show up and pay at the door.

7. You don’t need any sort of sound system. It would be great if you had some kind of ambient lighting like a lamp on coffee table, floor lamp, or overhead lights with a dimmer to help create a cozy mood.

8. You don’t need seating for everyone. If you have a bunch of chairs, great! But most shows are floor seating and we let guests know they should bring a cushion or pillow to sit on during the show.

9. There will be no opening acts on the living room shows.

10. We love dogs and cats, we really do! But an excitable pet running around during the show can be distracting for the guests and performers. If you have curious and friendly 4-legged family members, would you be ok with putting them in another part of the house or sending them to a friend’s house during the show?

PLEASE FILL IN ALL FIELDS BELOW

ADA Accessibility
Your space does not have to be ADA accessible to host, however it is a major bonus. If your space isn't fully ADA accessible, please let us know about the entrance (front door, back door, steps, handrails, etc).
How many people do you think you can host? Keep in mind when determining your capacity, you get five free tickets for friends that won't be included in the ticketed capacity. The capacity you tell us will be the number of tickets we put on sale. For EXAMPLE: If we sell 50 tickets and you invite 5 guests, there will be 55 people at the show.
If you are renting your home or space, do you have permission from your landlord to host this show?
Do you have permission from everyone who lives in your home or works at the space to host this show
Will everyone in your home or space be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the date of the show? This includes children.
Everyone attending an Undertow Show is required to show proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter. NO EXCEPTIONS. Hosts will be responsible for checking vaccine cards as guests arrive. If someone shows up without proof of vaccine, they will not be allowed to enter the show. We will make this very clear to guests before they purchase tickets and we'll send a reminder to them before the show. Are you OK with this?
Everyone attending the show will be required to wear a mask while indoors. Are you OK with this?
It's totally fine if you don't want guests to bring alcohol. We realize that with COVID concerns and/or zoning restrictions, that consuming may not be ideal for your situation. We're happy to pass on those parameters to guests. If you're OK with guests bringing beverages, this is what we usually tell them: "The host is allowing attendees to bring a few beers or a bottle of wine to enjoy during the show. Remember that this is a low-key intimate acoustic performance, not a party. Please stay masked inbetween drinks and take all trash with you when you leave."
Address where the show will be hosted
Street addresss
Apartment or unit number
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
Let us know where guests should park (street parking, nearby lot or garage parking, public transit stops, etc)
Let us know where the performer should park (drive way, reserved space, street parking, etc)
Let us know what sort of seating situation you have; chairs for everyone, a few chairs, couches, mostly floor seating, etc. If it's mostly floor seating we'll let guests know to bring a pillow or cushion to sit on during the show.
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Please read the and accept the agreement below.

Thank you for agreeing to host this performance for Will Johnson (ARTIST). We are excited to work together with you (HOST) to make this a successful, safe and enjoyable evening for everyone involved. Please read over this to make sure we are in agreement on how things will work for the show.

WE agree to provide one musical performance by ARTIST, approximately 60 – 90 minutes in length. Unless otherwise stated, the HOST will not need to provide a sound system.

HOST agrees to provide the venue in good working order, clean, safe and well lighted.

WE agree to handle all admission charges and that the HOST will not be responsible for paying ARTIST.

HOST agrees that the venue can adequately and safely accommodate and agreed number of guests.

HOST agrees that no other musical acts will appear without prior written consent.

HOST agrees that the venue will not change without prior written consent.

HOST agrees to notify their neighbors about this event and that the HOST has no reason to believe that this event will cause undue stress on the community or neighborhood.

HOST and ARTIST will be responsible for checking guests in at the door. WE will provide the HOST with a list of people that have paid for admission to this performance. If anyone arrives at the venue that is not on the provided list, the HOST will not allow this person in unless they are a previously invited, complimentary guest of ARTIST or of the HOST. Each guest must show a completed COVID-19 vaccine card to enter. NO EXCEPTIONS.

WE agree that the HOST is not responsible for providing food or refreshments to ARTIST or anyone in attendance.

WE agree that we will work together with the HOST to make sure that no one enters the venue with any food or drinks unless the HOST has agreed to this in advance.

WE agree to work together with the HOST to make sure that any inappropriate behavior by guests is stopped, and if necessary, WE will work together with the HOST to ask uncooperative guests to leave.

HOST understands that ARTIST may sell merchandise at the venue, including but not limited to Vinyl, CDs, Shirts.

WE agree to work together with the HOST to make sure all guests leave before 10pm or within 30 minutes of the end of the performance. The HOST understands that ARTIST is not obligated to remain at the venue after all the guests have left.

WE agree that if necessary, WE will be in charge of any necessary refunds.

It is understood that this agreement is only between the HOST and ARTIST and that Undertow assumes no liability.

If you, the HOST, agree to everything weʼve outlined here, please digitally sign by agreeing and accepting below. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this or anything else, please do not hesitate to call or email us so we can sort things out quickly.

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