9 non-traditional venues
6 team members
800 music lovers
Created with Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Lightroom, Photoshop, and Studio One
In the fall of 2014, I was asked to join a small group of music lovers who'd facilitate monthly, "secret" house shows as the Omaha chapter of the global grassroots organization, Sofar Sounds. Each show, we would book three bands (including local and national acts) in nontraditional venues like houses and businesses, recording and editing one performance from each artist.
Interested attendees would RSVP to a show without knowing the venue or artists — simply the date, only finding out the artists when they showed up for the show. This creates an atmosphere of surprise, intimacy and serendipity.
Thanks to John Schmidt, Bridget McQuillan, Nickolai Hammer, Chris Dinan, Adam Roberts and to all those who continue to support Omaha's music community.