In early 2020, WINSTON HOUSE is opening at 23 Windward Avenue in Venice, CA. The new house will offer one-of-a-kind live music experiences, restaurant, full bar and will serve as the community center for music in Venice.
During the summer of 2015, I opened up my house to a group of young creatives who were new to Venice, CA. They had moved from Oregon to pursue music and needed a place to crash.
Having recently moved from the Pacific Northwest myself, I was familiar with showing up in a city not knowing anybody. People had helped me and I wanted to pay it forward.
"Helping" started with giving couches, food & advice. Soon it turned into hosting shows where they could share their music and make friends.
In February 2016, we made a logo and called ourselves WINSTON HOUSE, named after my childhood dog.
Since then, we’ve helped hundreds of emerging artists and had the privilege to work with some of the biggest artists in the world. You can see some of those artists here.
Perhaps more than anywhere in the world, LA is a destination for creative people who are willing to leave their home, family & friends behind to pursue a passion. Trying to make it on your own is almost always an isolating and lonely experience.
WINSTON HOUSE is a home away from home for those people and anybody who loves music.