Independent Venue Week

We interviewed Fred Perry’s Subculture photographer about capturing cultural moments

Fred Perry has always had a unique place at the heart of British subcultures and music, this heritage still informs the brand today. For the last year, their shows at the 100 Club have been about putting iconic bands in [...]

January 19, 2018 Partner, Partners

The Joe Strummer Foundation on their work and their partnership with IVW

This year, the Joe Strummer Foundation will be joining Independent Venue Week as a Charity Partner. We talked to Jamie from the charity, about the projects we’re working with them on, and what Joe’s legacy means for music. The Joe [...]

January 19, 2018 News, Partner

Announcing our next two ambassadors: Jamie Cullum and Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels

Independent Venue Week is pleased to announce two more of its ambassadors for 2018. Both Jamie Cullum and Darryl McDaniels join us in celebrating and championing independent venues both here and in the US. [...]

January 18, 2018 Uncategorized

Meet some of the bands playing this year’s Independent Venue Week

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January 18, 2018 Partner

Marshall Records bring their bands on the road

Getting in the van and on the road for Independent Venue Week 2018, Marshall Records is bringing some of its bands on tour. We wanted to give you a little introduction to their music. Joining us on the road this [...]

January 17, 2018 Interview

Steve Lamacq joins us on tour for Independent Venue Week 2018

Steve Lamacq has announced the full extent of his IVW tour later this month, including venues and artist performances The tour will feature a visit to the infamous John Peel Centre for Creative Arts in Stowmarket, where Steve will be [...]

January 16, 2018 News

Skinny Girl Diet headline Nadine Shah curated tour

We’re thrilled to announce the details of our ambassador Nadine Shah, and the artists who will be playing her tour. [...]

January 15, 2018 News

Gaz Coombes will be joining the Independent Venue Week bill

Supergrass’s Gaz Coombes will be joining us for a special date as part of this year’s Independent Venue Week. [...]

January 15, 2018 News

We are looking for volunteers for #IVW18

In just over a month’s time we will be celebrating the fifth Independent Venue Week. Taking place in 180+ venues across the UK, Independent Venue Week is a 7-day celebration of independent music venues across all four countries in the [...]

January 15, 2018 News

Widening our peripheries: A Conversation about empathy with Nadine Shah

Joining us this year as one of five Independent Venue Week ambassadors, we have South Tyneside’s Nadine Shah. Journalist Joe Zadeh went down to interview her. [...]

January 15, 2018 Interview