PLAY: The West End Lounge (NYC)

Posted by:  For the Love of Music  | When:  –  | Where: Manhattan, New York, USA

  Booking 6 Sonicbids bands
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For the Love of Music is booking shows at The West End Lounge in NYC & looking for Sonicbids artists to play the venue this fall/winter.

Looking for artists who can actively promote and bring a crowd. We have more dates available than those listed. If you're interested in playing our venue, apply and we'll send you availabilities that we think fit your band.

IMPORTANT:  Your band must be able to guaranteed draw of at least 15 people, otherwise this is not the right opportunity for you.

We're looking ahead in the 2020 calendar due to social distancing measures currently in place.

The Opportunity

Located on New York's Lower East Side, The West End Lounge has a long history of being the perfect venue for any band or live music act. The venue features a top-of-the-line sound system, and full bands, orchestras, hip-hop, barbershop quartets--or just a man with a banjo--all are welcome! 

The Band

  • Open to a wide variety of genres but mostly books singer/songwriters (the venue can't handle loud rock bands)
  • The venue allows underage performers and guests, but there is a 15 dollar food/drink minimum for guests who cannot drink alcohol
  • All artists are screened and booked based on quality of music and on how many people you can draw to the show, so it is extremely important that you can bring a following of at least 15+ people

The Gig

  • This is an ongoing listing -- we have multiple dates avail  
  • Set lengths are 45 minutes
  • Sound equipment (PA, monitors, vocal mics, etc.) provided and house engineer
  • Backline provided; includes: upright piano, multiple mics, hartke bass amp, fender guitar amp, 3 blizzard puck Q6As, drum kit (please bring hi hat and cymbals)

Additional Compensation Details:

  • Selected acts are compensated with a door deal ($10); the artist keeps 100% of their individual draw after the first 12 covers
  • Artists must not book any local shows within 2 weeks radius of the show


  • Percentage of Door: 100%
  • Percentage of Merchandise Sales: 100%


Apply by Aug 21, 2020

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