Sofar Sounds Gold Coast
About This Project:
The team from Sofar Sounds Gold Coast bring you House Bound, Band Bingo! (say it 5 times fast).
Sofar Sounds Gold Coast is a volunteer community-driven music initiative that would usually be holding secret monthly gigs in intimate spaces in different locations across the Gold Coast.
House Bound, Band Bingo night will be held on Sofar Sound’s Gold Coast Instagram channel live, featuring live music from one of the Gold Coast’s best local acts as the secret bingo house band.
For those of you wanting to play at home register now for the chance to receive a limited edition and beautifully designed bingo card created by local artists. Put them on your fridge and hold onto it forever to remember that weird time when we weren’t allowed out of the house…
The Project Outcome:
House Bound, Band Bingo night will be held on Sofar Sound’s Gold Coast Instagram channel live on Thu 28 May, 7.30pm.
Register now to play along!
But be quick – registrations close Tue 26 May.
About the Artist:
Sofar Sounds is reimagining the live event experience through curated, intimate performances in 346 cities around the world.
At Sofar, we like to ask: who’s ever been to a bad gig?
For some, the crowd was too loud or maybe the beer was warm. For others, the sound system wasn’t doing the artist justice. Or maybe someone was in the line of view, snapping selfies all night. Whatever the experience, it just wasn’t what you hoped or expected. The magic of a live event experience has been lost.
Sofar Sounds was founded to bring back that magic.
In 2009, Rafe Offer invited some friends over to a London flat for a low-key, intimate gig. Eight people gathered in the living room to listen to live music performed by friend and musician Dave Alexander. They shared a drink, and sat on the floor, attentively listening to the music. The room was so quiet, you could hear the clock ticking in the background.
Quickly, what started as a hobby in London spread into a global community for artists and audiences to come together in unique and welcoming spaces – with an added element of surprise – to share, discover, create and, hopefully make a friend or find their new favourite band along the way.
Today, Sofar Sounds is a community of thousands of artists, hosts, fans, travelers and more, putting on hundreds of secret, intimate events per month, across 346 cities around the world including the Gold Coast, as of 2017.
You’re invited. Come on in.
House Bound, Band Bingo has been supported by HOTA, Home of the Arts through HOTA’s Artist Fund: Rage against the V(irus).
Read about the other projects supported by the Artist Fund.