June 14th, 2019
This year, Sofar Washington, D.C. is hosting its two Pride shows at some extra special spaces in D.C.’s craft beverage scene – Republic Restoratives, a small batch, queer women-owned distillery and cocktail bar, and Red Bear Brewing Co., D.C.'s only 100 percent gay-owned brewery. We chat with Republic Restoratives’ GM & Events Director, Kate, and Red Bear’s Owner and Director of Business Development & Marketing, Bryan, about inclusivity in hospitality, their beginnings, and what makes them proud:
August 3rd, 2018
Catalyst Ranch has quickly become one of our favorite places to host Sofars in Chicago over the past year, thanks to its quirky and colorful space. The West Loop events space injects some fun in everything from corporate meetings to weddings to Sofars. Read on for our chat with Kim Jean from Catalyst Ranch!
July 13th, 2018
Walking into plant-covered vintage boutique Feng Sway, you may think you’ve stumbled into an urban tropical vintage paradise. This makes the Greenpoint, Brooklyn shop the perfect host for Sofar NYC. We chat with Feng Sway’s Kate Lauter (Founder/Owner) and Jamie Kaufman about running a female owned and operated business, building a community space and shopping Frank Sinatra’s mom’s closet.
April 12th, 2018
Rain Studios is run by couple Zoe Rain and Allison Herbert, one dynamic duo! Zoe is an incredible concert photographer who runs a photo studio in her home in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood. Her work includes traveling the world, photographing acts like Ed Sheeran, Zac Efron, Halsey and Chicago’s own Chance The Rapper. Allison is a New Orleans native who’s been calling Chicago home for the past six years. She’s a licensed professional counselor and creative producer at the studios, not to mention a singer/songwriter! How cool is that?! Despite their busy, globe-trekking schedules, Zoe and Allison always make time to welcome Sofar Chicago into their studio/home for intimate shows.
March 22nd, 2018
Here at Sofar, we’re used to transforming everyday spaces — from living rooms, lofts and rooftops, to retail stores — into unexpected, captivating venues for live shows.
An office doesn’t need to be a boring, fluorescent light-filled space that you only go to from 9 to 5. Sofar NYC throws intimate concerts in their office in Chinatown every week. NYC Director Sophie is here with her tips to share how you can do the same in your space!
March 9th, 2018
From living rooms to churches, to hoodie shops and fancy furniture showrooms, Sofar Sounds has been bringing you music in unique spaces since 2010. We couldn’t do what we do without the people who own these cool spots opening their doors for us time and time again. Now, we want to open the door to their venue so you can get to know our generous hosts, with our new series Inside the Venue.
March 8th, 2018
From living rooms to churches, to hoodie shops and fancy furniture showrooms, Sofar Sounds has been bringing you music in unique spaces since 2010. We couldn’t do what we do without the people who own these cool spots opening their doors for us time and time again. Now, we want to open the door to their venue so you can get to know our generous hosts, with our new series “Inside the Venue”.