1. Alternative house concerts
Azerrad, Michael. 2001. Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Rock Underground 1981-1991. Boston: Little, Brown. (pp. 124, 131, 151, (200), 218, 391)
Banks, Abby, and Thurston Moore. 2007. Punk House: [interiors in Anarchy]. New York: Abrams Image.
Gomez, Jonathan Daniel. 2011. “3 Bucks a Head: The Backyard Gig, Class Struggle, and the East Los Angeles Community.” Paper presentation at 2011 Pop conference, Los Angeles (abstract at http://www.empmuseum.org/education/index.asp?categoryID=26&ccID=127&xPopConfBioID=1438&year=2011)
Leal, Jorge N. 2011. “The Ephemeral Forums of South East Los Angeles.” Paper presentation at 2011 Pop conference, Los Angeles (abstract at http://www.empmuseum.org/education/index.asp?categoryID=26&ccID=127&xPopConfBioID=1453&year=2011)
Trammell, Aaron. 2010. “Going Underground: Legislature, Activism and Virtual Spaces in the New Brunswick, NJ Punk Scene.” Paper presented at the SEM 2010 conference, LA (November 13)
Unknown. 1992-2002. Book Your Own Fucking Life!: A Do It Yourself Punk/Hardcore Resource Guide. Publishers: Profane Existence, Maximumrocknroll, Rocco (Cicero), Bleeding Heart Collective …
We got the neutron bomb: the untold story of L.A. Punk (p. 195)
Ronen Kauffman: New Brunswick, New Jersey, Goodbye—Bands, Dirty Basements, and the Search for Self(Hopeless/SubCity Records; website: http://www.myspace.com/hubcitybook), amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/0967728746/ref=rdr_ext_tmb)
Hajdu, David. 2001. Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina and Richard Farina. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. (pp. 7, 17, 23, 24, 25, 34, 110, 206)
Petersen, Nils Holger. 2005. “Music Practices around Bob Dylan, Medieval Rituals, and Modernity.” In Genre and Ritual: The Cultural Heritage of Medieval Rituals. Petersen, Nils Holger, Mette Birkedal Bruun, J. Fleischer, and Eyolf Ostrem, eds. Museum Tusculanum Press, 321-330.
Ritchie, TR. 1997. “Homemade Jam: House Concerts.” Sing Out! The Folk Song Magazine, 41/3, pp.100-101
Gruning, Tom. 2006. Millennium Folk: American Folk Music since the Sixties. Athens, GA: University of Georgia. (chapter 5: “Folkspace : house concerts, coffeehouses, and the concert series,” pp. 94-109)
Sommers, Laurie Kay. 1996. Beaver Island House Party. Michigan State University Press (etc.)
3. Western Classical.
Leppert, Richard. 1993. The Sight of Sound: Music, Representation, and the History of the Body. Berkeley: University of California.
Baron,John H. 1998. Intimate music: a history of the idea of chamber music.Hillsdale, New York: Pendragon Press
Christensen, Thomas. 1999. “Four-Hand Piano Transcription and Geographies of Nineteenth-Century Musical Reception.” Journal of the American Musicological Society, 52/2: 255-298
Edwards, Darryl. 2009. “Music makers: Voice: When home is where the art is: house concerts and Voice studio classes.” Canadian Music Educator, 51/1, pp. 45-46
4. Lofts: Jazz, Fluxus, Disco …
Welburn, Ron. 1977. “The Soho Loft Jazz.” Music Journal, 35/3, pp. 26-28.
(Jazz Lofts in NY–from the “The Soho Loft Jazz” article: Artist House, 131 Prince Street – by Ornette Coleman; Studio Rivbea, Bond Street – by Sam Rivers and Bea Rivers; Studio We, 193 Eldridge Street – by Juma Santos, with New York Musicians Festival; Studio 77, 77 Green Street – by Rashied Ali; Environ, 476 Broadway – by John Fisher; Ladies Fort – by Joe Lee Wilson; The Kitchen, Wooster/Broome – by Garret List; + East Third Street Bilingual Workshop – by Charles Bobo Shaw; The Brook, 40 West 17th Street.)
Zukin, Sharon. 1989. Loft Living: culture and capital in urban change. Rutgers University Press
Brewster, Bill, and Frank Broughton. 2000. Last Night a Dj Saved My Life: the History of the Disc Jockey. New York: Grove, pp. 149-152 (about The Loft)
“Jazz on the river” by William Howland Kenney: http://www.press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/437337.html
Stephenson, Sam. 2009. The Jazz Loft Project: Photographs and Tapes of W. Eugene Smith from 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957-1965. New York: Knopf.
Cushman, Thomas. 1995. Notes from Underground: Rock Music Counterculture in Russia. Albany: State University of New York. (pp. 34, 73; playing in apartments and basements because of restrictions of socialism)
House concerts in Berlin: http://books.google.com/books?id=wsn-bbQyHX4C&pg=PA82&lpg=PA82&dq=berlin,+%22house+concert%22,+improvisation&source=bl&ots=soZYk4bD1i&sig=cmqobtx834GtO8Evp8mWr-jwjhM&hl=sl&sa=X&ei=ASoST9HROeWliQLxv7njDQ&ved=0CE8Q6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=%22house%20concert%22&f=false
6. Other unconventional spaces
Banes, Sally. 1993. Greenwich Village 1963: Avant-garde Performance and the Effervescent Body. Durham: Duke University Press.
Atwood, Brett. 1996. “New Web Site A Ticket To Live Music.” In Billboard – The International Newsweekly of Music, Video and Home Entertainment, 108:33 (17 August 1996)
Atwood, Brett. 1996. “‘Metallicast’ to Rock the Web.” In Billboard – The International Newsweekly of Music, Video and Home Entertainment, 108:23 (8 June 1996)
Bruno, Antony. 2007. “UpFront: Digital Entertainment – Concert 2.0: Monetizing Live Music Online and in Virtual Worlds.” In Billboard – The International Newsweekly of Music, Video and Home Entertainment, 119:22 (2 June 2007)
(see also “articles” sections on the “Links” page that provide links to online articles)
8. Music documentaries/DVD’s that (might) include footage or larger sections on house/basement shows (expect details about house shows from these films later–work in progress):
We fun, Atlanta
You Weren’t There: A History of Chicago Punk 1977-84
Burn to shine (series)
DIY or DIE
135 Grand Street New York 1979
Between Resistance and Community (Long Island, NY)
Decline of Western Civilization (in 3 parts)
What We Do Is Secret (2008) (Germs)
Punk’s not dead (2008) – with bonus video “Punk Rock Housing”
Get Thrashed (2008) The story of Trash Metal
The White Stripes: Under Great White Northern Lights (2010) (unconventional venues)
Another State of Mind (Social Distortion and Youth Brigade on tour): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1Wlf-U4sjg
Power of Milkshake and salads (Lightning bolt tour);