If you’ve already created a Side Door User Account, sign in and click on your icon at the top right hand of the screen to open the menu, select ‘New Venue’, and follow the Venue Profile creation steps below to create a new Venue Profile. (If you’ve never signed in to Side Door before, please go here first to get started).
Start filling in the information!
Address of the Venue may be your house or it may be a space that you own/manage. (Note: your complete address will only be shown to Artists when a show is booked, and Audiences who have purchased tickets. Otherwise, a general location is displayed).
Styles and genres of performances you’re interested in.
Note: Your contact information will carry over from your user account. This also means that you will be identified as the Host of this Venue, the main point of contact for this Venue, aka the one responsible for the Venue and booking shows. This can be changed during booking.
Demographic preferences to give us a better idea of what kinds of shows you’re looking for, and which artists to match you with
Number of guests you can accommodate (aka capacity) - select from the drop down menu.
The type of space this is (private home, public business, private business, etc)
The Name of your Venue - this is how your Venue will be identified in the system, publicly and on ticket links. What would you like to call your Venue? Have fun with this!
Brief description of the Venue - should be short and sweet, enticing and informative to Artists, and describes the atmosphere/character of the place and what makes it special for shows.
Public links to any social media you’re comfortable sharing - this is especially useful to show how active you are, showcase pics of past shows, and give folks an idea of your space and how you promote it!
Upload at least one high quality image of the space, either of the performance area or the exterior - whatever you think will entice people - ideally high-resolution jpg or png.
Extra info which helps our matching algorithm determine which Artists may be good matches for your space. Details include if you have a pet that may aggravate any allergies, if you’re OK with your shows being open to the public, etc. Hover your cursor over the ‘i’ for extra tips.
That’s it, you’re set! To create another Venue Profile, click on your icon at the top right hand of the screen to open the menu, select ‘New Venue’, and follow the Venue Profile creation steps again.