A global curator network
Do what you love through Sofar
Turn your passion into your own small business
Review our FAQs and decide if joining Sofar is right for you. Check out some of our favorite past Sofar shows to start dreaming up how your Sofar is going to go down.
We'll review your application. Being a Sofar Curator has zero start-up costs. We’re not a franchise, and we don’t charge you like one.
Once your application is confirmed, we’ll take you through training on everything you need to know to deliver great Sofars and grow your operation.
That’s it! You’re officially a Sofar Curator, so start planning those Sofar shows. You’ll receive ongoing support from other Curators, our tech platform and Sofar’s global staff every step of the way.
'The Curator program represents the next step in bringing even more awesome shows to my hometown while providing a platform for amazing artists to connect with new people.'
'Being a Curator enables me to spend more time and energy creating amazing live music experiences for audience and musicians while diversifying the nightlife scene at home.'
'I’m a Curator because I want to invest more of my time and energy introducing a healthy culture around music, which is something even Music City is often missing.'
Des Moines, IA
'The Curators program is a wonderful way to incentivize individuals to bring forward quality music in their city so that fans can discover new music and musicians can discover new fans.'
Thanks for your interest in bringing Sofar to a new city! The curator program isn't in your part of the world yet, but we're always looking for great people to join our wonderful global community and volunteer some of their time every month to create magical shows in their city. Leave your details and we'll get in touch if it's the right fit.
No. Anyone can be a Curator. All you need is a love for live music and a passion for creating community. We will help you with the rest.
You can host Sofars as often as you like. Do what works best for you and your city! Some Curators host many events monthly as a small business, others only occasionally and more just for fun.
Sofar handles payment processing, provides 24-hour customer service, and covers liability insurance.
The average Sofar Curator makes $300 per show.
Depending on activities involved, you may require a business license. Please check your local laws to determine which licenses may be required.