PLAY: The Stanhope House (NJ) Summer

Posted by:  The Stanhope House  | When:  –  | Where: The Stanhope House, 45 Main Street, Stanhope, New Jersey, USA

  Booking 10 Sonicbids bands

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The Stanhope House is a historic New Jersey concert venue housing live performances by popular national artists, up-and-coming local bands, and comedians. There's something for everyone here at the Stanhope House. We're currently looking for Sonicbods artists to join us this summer.

The Opportunity

If walls could talk, the old walls of The Stanhope House would have some unbelievable stories to tell. Built in the 1790รข€™s, we take great pride in keeping the building as original as possible. From the wood floors to the original tin ceiling, and everything in between, the building is a time capsule of musical history. The club was the stomping grounds and post-show hangout of a massive array of beloved blues legends. This is a great opportunity for emerging acts to open up for regional and nationally touring acts. We're specifically looking for acts based out of New Jersey. If you have an established fan base and serious about making a career this is an excellent opportunity for you!

The Band

  • We're currently looking for bands to fill slots every week
  • Looking for blues, rock, jazz, folk, reggae, comedy, pop, hip-hop, ska, hardcore, dance acts and everything in between!

  • Bands must be actively playing shows 

  • Acts must have a solid online presence 

  • All acts applying must meet the criteria that we look for, lyrics, stage presence, style and artists must have a fanbase

  • Bands are able to sell merch on-site

  • Bands must be willing to heavily promote the show if chosen to play

  • Past acts include Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Buddy Guy, Paul Butterfield, and John Lee Hooker had all once stood. We continue making history today as John Mayall, James Cotton, Joan Osborne, Rusted Root, The Original Wailers, Rakim, Mobb Deep, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Fishbone just to name a few...

The Gig

  • Drums Kit and Bass amp provided
  • PA provided
  • Artists keep 100% of their merch sales
  • Capacity 200+
  • Acts must have a following in NJ
  • Ticket commission based on draw
  • Select shows will be a guarantee 
  • Bands get drink tickets 
  • 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


  • Compensation Amount: Determined at time of booking