Independent Venue Week

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Raleigh, NC – The Pour Music Hall

The Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina was founded in 1997 and has established itself as Raleigh’s home to live music. The venue aims to bring its audiences a mix of both local and national touring bands. The Pour House [...]

February 22, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Phoenix, AZ – The Rebel Lounge

The Rebel Lounge in Phoenix, Arizona was first known as the Mason Jar and founded in 1979 where it established itself as a major player in the scene. It housed some of the best rock bands in the game including [...]

February 20, 2019 2019, New Venue, News, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Wichita, KS – Wave

One of the youngest venues to take part in Independent Venue Week this year, Wave was opened in August 2018. Located in Downtown Wichita this new venue brings vibrancy and diversity to Wichita’s live scene. [...]

February 18, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue
Independent Venue Week 2018 Pianos

US 2019 Artist Ambassador and First Venues Revealed

Returning for its second US edition July 8-14, 2019, Independent Venue Week, with Eventbrite as its exclusive ticketing partner, has announced that Fantastic Negrito will be joining as its official artist ambassador. Grammy Award winner Xavier Dphrepaulezz (Fantastic Negrito) emerged from Oakland's local music scene to a tremendously successful [...]

February 5, 2019 2019, Ambassador, Announcement, Launch, New Venue, Partner, Partners, USA

IVW 19 – A Celebration Of Creativity and Generosity

What a week it’s been. The 6th Independent Venue Week has been an incredible show of creativity and generosity all across the country. From the venues and promoters that put shows on, the artists that play and the people that [...]

February 4, 2019 2019, Ambassador, Artists, Documentary, News, Partners, Review, Sponsors

Independent Venue Week 2019 Gig Guide – Sunday (3 February)

It’s the final day (Sunday, 3 February) of Independent Venue Week 2019 and we are going out with a bang not a whimper. There are plenty of shows to head out, as Tim Burgess brings his IVW tour to a [...]

February 3, 2019 2019

Independent Venue Week 2019 Gig Guide – Saturday (2 February)

Every night of Independent Venue Week 2019 is a big night out, but some nights – Saturdays  in fact – are bigger than others as our penultimate day (2 February) this year is also our busiest. Leftfield and A Guy [...]

February 2, 2019 2019

Independent Venue Week 2019 Gig Guide – Friday (1 February)

Pinch, punch it’s the first of the month (1 February)… and Friday of Independent Venue Week 2019. It’s a busy day for shows, gigs, comedy nights and more, so what better way to recover from a bruising first morning of [...]

February 1, 2019 2019

Independent Venue Week 2019 Gig Guide – Thursday (31 Jan)

Independent Venue Week 2019 continues tonight (Thursday, 31 January) with a real mix of gigs, comedy and more. The Mash Report’s Nish Kumar is treading the boards at Bexhill’s De La Warr Pavillion, while Alt-J’s Gus Unger-Hamilton is getting behind [...]

January 31, 2019 2019

Independent Venue Week 2019 Gig Guide – Wednesday (30 Jan)

Happy hump day… or as we prefer to call it: day three of Indepdendent Venue Week 2019 (Wednesday, 30 January). Again there plenty to hear and see right across the country, with just a few of the highlights including Beans [...]

January 30, 2019 2019