GoTour Benefit and Workshops

Most of you have heard of, the new website launched by The Field to help artists tour independently. Its a great idea and it looks like it’ll be really helpful to the community.

If you want to celebrate the launch and help them raise money to keep it going, you should go to their launch party/benefit on Monday, May 24th.

Also, they’re offering a bunch of free workshops this summer.

For more info on both, keep reading.

The Field’s GoTour launch party and benefit
May 24, 2004. 6:00-10:00pm
Bubby’s Brooklyn
1 Main Street at Water Street, in DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY,

Highlights include:
*Free drink specials from 6-7 PM
*Excellent home-style food from 6-8 PM
*Performances by Jane Comfort and Company, David Parker and The Bang Group, Mike Daisey and others.
*A “travel themed” silent auction including free walking tours, custom-made travel kits, and other delights
*Raffle prizes that include free roundtrip airfare for two to anywhere in the US (yes that means Hawaii too), Canada, Mexico, South America, or Europe.

Tickets are $25 (kids under 12 attend free).

If you are interested in attending please RSVP by calling (212) 691-6969 x103.

For more information, you can also go to


This summer, The Field is offering a series of free workshops for performing artists interested in the world of independent touring.

Participate in a GoTour Workshop and learn practical tools to plan your next tour! Find out about touring resources on The Field’s new website,

Workshop topics include:
-“nuts and bolts” of touring
-venues, publicity, making contacts
-rewards, challenges, and expectations
-performer-entrepreneur: art as a cultural product
-touring resources on

Dates, Times, and Locations

Wed. May 26, 6-8pm at Dance/NYC, 63 Greene Street, #506

Wed. June 16, 6-8pm at The Field, 161 Sixth Ave., 14th Fl.

Thur. July 29, 2-4pm at Manhattan Theater Source, 177 MacDougal Street
(at Washington Square Park)

Tuesday, August 3, 7-8:30pm Queens, location TBD

Thursday, August 5, 2-4pm at Manhattan Theater Source, 177 MacDougal Street
(at Washington Square Park)

For more information or to reserve a space, contact Rachael Elliott at The Field: (212) 691-6969 x22 or email Space is limited to 14 participants per workshop.

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