Return of Rent Parties

Lately New York’s music scene has been defined by DIY venues. Indie Rock venues like Silent Barn and Market Hotel give up and coming and veteran acts alike an outlet for unbridled creativity outside the reaches of corporate control. But one of New York’s coolest DIY spots caters to an entirely different crowd all together: for the past 2 years Jacques Fages has been hosting intimate Jazz shows in his Upper West Side apartment. The tiny venue, which accommodates about 40 has developed a rapid following, proving DIY isn’t just for hipsters after all. More on the venue here. DIY= so hot right now.