Design, Production, and Permits
The unique and unconventional spaces DIY events occupy make for certain challenges, but also present some exciting opportunities. Learn about some of the foundations of event production that take DIY spaces from unconventional to exceptional.
Given that DIY shows happen in unconventional event spaces, these can be unique opportunities to rethink how audiences experience an event. Jonny Dovercourt discusses the different ways that DIY event spaces lend themselves to a huge amount of creativity when it comes to how the space can be designed and organized. Jonny also offers an overview of some event tech basics, which is important given that many DIY venues will not come outfitted with even the most foundational sound production elements that are commonplace in standard music venues. The video ends with a quick overview of some permitting and liability concerns that need to be considered in the event planning process.