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Going to a concert can be a truly incredible experience. There is a way to make that even more special – by going to a concert that is at a secret venue, available for only the lucky few who book their tickets in time.
Garden Wonder organizes so called urban house concerts. They are urban nomads, always in different secret venues, where they make their home for the evening. Now, after more than one and a half years, they are more active than ever! Each Garden Wonder is unique, in every way. Always in different spaces, with different artists, and a mix of regulars and new guests. The chill vibes, the community, and good music – that’s what they can guarantee.
Here’s a little story, told by the creators of how much work goes into organizing these events:
We just had our biggest show to date on the 9th February 2019. With a well-known international artist, we have stepped up our game! The Californian Ed Prosek came with two members, but before they arrived, we had the challenge to provide them a classic or upright piano.
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💘Love is all around to be found 🎶 This was our secret location in December, featuring our second international alumni @lucaslaufen who came back to Budapest for us, and played at one of the best underground galleries, while we sat among gorgeous paintings, sipping fine wine 🍷 or a chilled beer (BYOB perks 🤙) 💖Fancy a location like this for a chill valentine date, with music specially selected for you? Treat yourselves to our next house concert 🙌 Valentine's Day x Garden Wonder – this weekend! 🎊 Single or not, we got you covered! At our next house concert on Saturday, we will focus our social times on cheesy pickup lines 🤓, so you might meet a cute stranger who will smile back at you… And for those already coupled up and in love, surprise your special one and come to our next Garden Wonder together! 💝 Tickets are selling faaaast, get the remaining ones through the link in bio 📎
And it turned out that one of the local artists asked for the same thing. We believe everything is possible through community. So we said yes, without even knowing where to get a piano… but we took to the task, and started asking friends.
After about two weeks of looking for options we still didn’t know how we were going to provide a piano to our artists.
And surely enough, at our last house concert at PSTR Store, someone came up to us and said he had a piano and he’s happy to lend it to us for our next concert. We were in tears! This is exactly why we love doing what we do, organizing these urban house concerts, and knowing that we can reach anything together! So we went and visited this kind piano owner, and we transported the piano to the venue.
The concert had the biggest preparation to it, but the biggest experience was the show itself. We had over 100 guests, 5 volunteers, and 7 artists, and a great host team from our secret venue (it was FLOW coffee, not so secret anymore). We had the most amazing time listening to the music, having social challenges in the breaks, and getting drinks at the bar (the hosts sold out of all their beers and wine by the end of the evening).