Independent Venue Week

Dutch Uncles announced as the latest band to take the Vauxhall Vivaro on Tour…

| Dutch Uncles | * Vauxhall Vivaro on Tour * Frankie and the Heartstrings hand over keys after Independent Venue Week tour  The new Vauxhall Vivaro van is hitting the road in 2015 as the tour bus for a series [...]

February 9, 2015 2015, Sponsors

Frank Turner talks on IVW…

Thanks Frank! [...]

February 6, 2015 2015, Ambassador

Following Venues Day we are pleased to announce the launch of the Music Venues Alliance..

+ Music Venues Alliance + “Championing The Grassroots” We are delighted to formally announce the launch of the Music Venues Alliance, an association of venues and organisations that have united behind the work of the Trust to engage with the industry, [...]

February 5, 2015 2015, Partners

A Final Blog and a Big Thank You…

A Final Blog What an incredible week. Over 450 artists playing in 92 venues around the UK with thousands of music fans supporting their local venues.  HUGE thanks go to everyone who has played especially our brilliant Ambassador Frank Turner [...]

February 2, 2015 2015

Sunday 1st February – IVW Tour 7; Harlow, Hebden Bridge & Portsmouth

IVW Blog Sunday 1st February And so we leave January behind us, and with it the second annual IVW. Joe | Subways @ The Square, Harlow Reminiscing is a funny thing and The Subways are a stand out band from my [...]

February 2, 2015 2015, Review

Saturday 31st January – IVW Tour 5; Milton Keynes, Sheffield, Dublin Castle

IVW Blog 3 Saturday 31st January The second to last night but by no means an end to the gigs… Joe | Seth Lakeman @ The Stables, Milton Keynes The Stables provides the first seated gig I’ve been to in a [...]

February 1, 2015 2015, Review

Friday 30th January – IVW Tour 4; Guildford, Birmingham & The 100 Club

IVW Blog Friday 30th January Joe | You Me at Six @ Guildford Boileroom For one night, these local boys came back to their home town and to a venue that saw them grow up. Queues at the door from 2pm set [...]

February 1, 2015 Uncategorized

Thursday 29th January – IVW Tour 3; Cardiff, Doncaster & Half Moon Putney

IVW Blog Thursday 29th January Joe | Frankie & The Heartstrings @ Gwdihw, Cardiff My turn, the third instalment from FAHS on their tour around the UK in the Vauxhall van. Complete with on stage mascots, the band still have great chat. Playing this [...]

January 30, 2015 2015, Review

Wednesday 28th January – IVW Tour Day 3; Hebden Bridge, Manchester, Brixton

IVW Blog Wednesday 28th January Joe | Laura Marling @ The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge Talking with the locals about this venue will do nothing other than make you smile inside. And the first thing they do is tip their hat [...]

January 29, 2015 2015, Artists, Review

Tuesday 27th January – IVW Tour Day 2; Sheffield, Hull and The Social

IVW Blog Tuesday 27th January Satnav’s sorted and the joys of the peak district behind us, we trek on. Joe | Songhoy Blues @ The Harley, Sheffield Beats from Mali on a Tuesday night in Sheffield. That was an offer I couldn’t refuse. This [...]

January 28, 2015 2015, Review