Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is youbloomConnect?
youbloomConnect brings music lovers unforgettable musical experiences at affordable prices in cities around the world.
How much does it cost to sign up for youbloomConnect?
There’s no cost to sign up for youbloomConnect as a fan, artist, host or to apply as a CityRep.
Why should I sign up as a fan?
By signing up, you’re requesting to hear about youbloomConnect upcoming shows and also to request Artist(s) you love to perform near you. When the Artist(s) you request have enough fans requesting them, we’ll let you know that a live show is happening. You’ll receive a 15% discount off the regular ticket price. We’ll send you a link and a discount code to buy your ticket, which will give you a few days to secure your place before tickets are available to the public.
What is a Street Team Fan?
A Street Team Fan is a super fan. When you become a Street Team Fan, you spread the word to other people, to sign up to request your favorite artist by sending the fan signup form to your friends. We will keep track of how many fans you get to sign up, and let you know in your weekly status email. Once a gig is scheduled, we’ll let you know so you can start selling tickets. You’ll receive 1 free ticket to see your favorite artist for every 4 tickets sold for that artist as a result of your street team activity. You must become a fan before you can become a Street Team Fan.
What form of payment do you accept?
We accept all major credit cards.
What is your refund policy?
We can only offer refunds if the show has been cancelled, rescheduled, or if the venue has changed on the day. We are unable to offer refunds under any other circumstances. Please check the date, time, and location carefully before booking to make sure that you can attend the event.
What if the artist I want to request is not listed?
Send them a message with youbloomConnect Artist Sign Up form so you can request them to play!
Can Fans host a show for their favorite artist(s)?
Yes, you can host a show in your own home or backyard. Just complete the Host Signup Form.
Who can sign up to be an Artist on youbloomConnect?
Any artist, anywhere can become an Artist on youbloomConnect, and there’s no cost to sign up.
Why should I sign up?
By joining youbloomConnect, you’re joining a community of artists, fans, and hosts who are here to help you grow your fan base and grow your live performances locally and beyond. The more fans that sign up, the more shows you can perform at, and the more tickets and merch you can sell!
Will I get paid to perform?
Yes, artist payment is on a show by show basis.
How do I get my own Street Team?
You encourage your fans to sign up with youbloomConnect by sending them the Fan Signup Form. Once they sign up as a fan, they can then become Street Team Fans, and receive free tickets for selling tickets to your shows. We take care of everything for you.
How does Artist Matching and Co-Promotion work?
We search the entire youbloomConnect database to find artists similar to you in genre, location, etc. If you both accept the match, you promote each other to each other’s fan bases resulting in growing your fanbases, perform and tour together. It’s a great way to grow your fan base.
How does Adopt a Band work?
An artist/band “Adopts” another band by providing them with for example, accommodation, gear, transport etc. and in the process the band earns transferrable Adopt a Band points that the band can later cash in with other youbloom bands who are willing to Adopt them and as a result allows a band to lower your touring costs.
How do I get selected for gig opportunities?
youbloomCityReps contact you with offers.
What is a youbloomConnect Host?
A youbloomConnect Host is someone who offers a private space for a live music performance. Some examples are: home, office space, art gallery, gym, rehearsal studios or even your own backyard.
I’m worried about my house. Is it safe to host?
youbloomConnect shows are fun and safe events. youbloomConnect guests are very respectful of your place. Details will be provided and discussed with your local youbloomConnect CityRep.
Can I invite guests?
Of course! We save up to 4 spots for your friends.
I just filled out the online form. When will I know if I am selected?
If your application is approved, you’ll receive an email within the next few weeks.
In addition, you’ll automatically be included in our youbloomConnect Host database.
I got selected! What happens next?
Congrats! You’ll get an email from your local youbloom CityRep about the next steps.
As a Host, what equipment do I need to provide?
You just need to provide your place and your youbloomConnect team will take care of the rest!
What will the timeline or agenda look like the day of the show?
Set Up: your local youbloomConnect team will arrive in the late afternoon to do the set up.
Audience: We expect the fans to arrive 30-60 min before the show.
Performance: The set time varies depending on the artists.
Clean Up: youbloomConnect team will clean up after the show. We will be done before or by 10:30PM latest.
What about my neighbors?
Since youbloomConnect produces an exclusive intimate performance, the noise level will be kept to a minimum. Also, youbloomConnect shows end at 10:30PM latest. So, your neighbors are unlikely to complain.
I have more questions!
You can email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org