Are you a mover and shaker in your community? Do you like to discover new music? Do your friends like music? Do you have a wide and varied social network?  Do you like to get together with friends? Do you like to meet new people? Do you like to host musicians in your house? Does your home fit 25-40 people? If not, do you have access to a larger venue?

 If the answer to these questions are yes, then you are very well positioned to become a successful Home Routes/Chemin Chez Host.

Build a network: Hosts in our network welcome 6 artists and their communities into their homes per season.  2 months in the fall (October & November), and 4 months in the spring ( February to May)

If 6 shows are too much, you can find one or two more partner hosts, and split the season among your community.

    Hosts are asked to


    Promote Local

    Wave the flag high and proud in the community about the season series, rallying as many friends, neighbours, relatives, work colleagues as possible, and helping us find local partners to do the same.

    Be Open

    Be comfortable with an agreed percentage of tickets that can be sold to the general public


    Accommodate artists, and feed them two hot meals – dinner and breakfast


    Provide clean sleeping provisions


    Be comfortable with different artist lifestyles

    Host Tools

    Hosts are provided with tools to help make sure their concerts are as successful as possible


    Season Poster

    Hosts will be provided with hard copy Season Poster

    Digital show posters

    For online promotion


    Additional Information

    Press releases, graphics, photos, and artist bios

    Local Help

    We work in tandem with hosts to publicize the events in each community, based on need

    Artists Contact Information

    So that coordination can happen


    Season Schedule

    For information about other events happening in your area, and in other areas

    “Our first concert was very cool as it was attended by a young family. At the end of the concert the family presented their 7 year old son with a child sized fiddle for a most memorable birthday.  The guys (performers Joseph Decosimo & Luke Richardson of NC/TN) showed him how to rosin up his bow and got him started. It was super sweet.” – Eileen H., Fraser Lake, BC

    Home Routes / Chemin Chez Nous
    137 rue Walnut Street
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
    R3G 1P2

    Phone: (204) 480-3380
    Toll-free: 1 (866) 925-6889
    Fax: (204) 786-6259

    Winnipeg Crankie Festival
    137 rue Walnut Street
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
    R3G 1P2

    Toll-free: 1 (866) 925-6889

    Home Routes / Chemin Chez Nous acknowledges that we operate on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe, Ininew and Dakota peoples, and on the homeland of the Metis nation. We have produced thousands of concerts across Canada, a land home to well over 600 First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities.