Independent Venue Week
  • IVW Live 2018 Exclusive Vinyl Album for Record Store Day

         We’re ridiculously excited to announce the release of our first ever Independent Venue Week live album as part of Record Store Day, with recordings taken from shows across the week. Limited to 500

  • We’ve Spent The Week Meeting Our Heros

    We’re done – what an incredible 7 days. The most enormous thank you ALL for your help and support in making Independent Venue Week’s 5th birthday such an ENORMOUS success. They say don’t meet your

  • Saturday’s Gig Gallery

    As the weekend kicked in during IVW18, we had some amazing shows lined up for a great Saturday night, including shows from Frank Turner, Richard Hawley, Katrina (of Katrina and the Waves), Inheaven and many

  • When Sam Met Ade: Portishead’s Adrian Utley opens his home studio to Sam Barnett

    When Sam Barnett, a young jazz saxophonist, was invited to play a show in Bristol for Independent Venue Week, even he couldn’t have imagined what would happen. Here, he tells the story of how he

  • Friday’s Gig Gallery

    As the weekend looms, IVW18 ramped up a gear on Friday with a host of incredible shows, including sets from Life, HMLTD, Cabbage and many more.

IVW Live 2018 Exclusive Vinyl Album for Record Store Day

     We’re ridiculously excited to announce the release of our first ever Independent Venue Week live album as part of Record Store Day, with recordings taken from shows across the week. Limited to 500 hand-numbered heavy-weight vinyl and only [...]

March 6, 2018 News, Uncategorized

We’ve Spent The Week Meeting Our Heros

We’re done – what an incredible 7 days. The most enormous thank you ALL for your help and support in making Independent Venue Week’s 5th birthday such an ENORMOUS success. They say don’t meet your heroes. We’ve spent all week [...]

February 5, 2018 Uncategorized

Sunday’s Gig Gallery

As IVW18 draws to a close, we remember Sunday, our final day, and take a look at performances from Anteros, Horsey, The Magic Gang and more. [...]

February 5, 2018 Uncategorized

Saturday’s Gig Gallery

As the weekend kicked in during IVW18, we had some amazing shows lined up for a great Saturday night, including shows from Frank Turner, Richard Hawley, Katrina (of Katrina and the Waves), Inheaven and many more. [...]

February 4, 2018 Uncategorized

When Sam Met Ade: Portishead’s Adrian Utley opens his home studio to Sam Barnett

When Sam Barnett, a young jazz saxophonist, was invited to play a show in Bristol for Independent Venue Week, even he couldn’t have imagined what would happen. Here, he tells the story of how he ended up in Portishead’s Adrian [...]

February 3, 2018 Ambassador

Friday’s Gig Gallery

As the weekend looms, IVW18 ramped up a gear on Friday with a host of incredible shows, including sets from Life, HMLTD, Cabbage and many more. [...]

February 3, 2018 Uncategorized

The Weekend Gig Guide

There’s one hell of a weekend ahead of us – and we’re rearing to get stuck in and explore. [...]

February 3, 2018 Uncategorized

Independent Venue Week to launch in the US

In Summer 2018, Independent Venue Week will launch in the US. The festival will take place from July 9 – 15th, and will be in venues running across the whole of the United States. It’s amazingly exciting news for us, [...]

February 2, 2018 Announcement, News

Thursday’s Gig Gallery

Thursday gave us some real treats for IVW18. Check out pictures from Sports Team, DEAD!, Slow Readers Club, and many more below. [...]

February 2, 2018 Uncategorized

The Friday Gig Guide

It’s been amazing, but it’s not over yet. Today’s gig guide is up, and it’s an absolute corker with a huge amount of variety of artists across the country. [...]

February 2, 2018 Partners