Independent Venue Week

US Venue Spotlight – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom

Beachland Ballroom returns to Independent Venue Week this year after hosting fantastic sets with Falling Stars and Maura Rogers and The Bellows in 2018.  The venue was opened in 2000 by owners Cindy Barber and Mark Leddy (at the time, [...]

March 20, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

Venue Spotlight – San Francisco, CA – Swedish American Hall

Swedish American Hall first opened in 1907 in San Francisco, California. From the moment you visit the venue, you will notice the stunning art deco feel. This space is all about music, food, drink, and community. Café du Nord—another member [...]

March 18, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

Venue Spotlight – Tucson, AZ – 191 Toole

191 Toole is an all ages venue in Downtown Tucson. With a slogan of ‘standing room, unless otherwise noted,’ this venue is all about live music. Built in 1923, the warehouse at 191 East Toole Avenue served as a refrigerated [...]

March 15, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

Venue Spotlight – Mesa, AZ – The Nile Theatre

The Nile Theater is a multi-room venue in Downtown Mesa, Arizona. Established in 1924 it is one of the state’s largest all-ages independent venues. From its basement to the coffee shop to its main room, The Nile Theater has a [...]

March 14, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge

Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, OR is returning to Independent Venue Week for the second year in a row after an excellent show with Jeremy Enigk in 2018. The venue was opened in 2004 in Portland’s Lower Burnside neighborhood and [...]

March 11, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – St. Paul, MN – Turf Club

Turf Club—St. Paul’s most authentic rock bar—resides in a site that is almost 100 years old. First opened in the 1940s, the venue has witnessed every type of music era from 1940s country, 60s folk, 70s dance to 80s grunge. [...]

March 6, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Berkeley, CA – The UC Theatre

The UC Theatre in Berkeley, California is a multi-tiered venue with a capacity of 1,400 that houses live music from an array of genres. First opened in 1917, the theatre originally ran as a cinema showing domestic and foreign films. [...]

March 4, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live

Set in a renovated Art Deco factory building in the University City District of Philadelphia, World Cafe Live has been offering the best local, national, and international artists on two stages since 2004. From hosting one of Adele’s first US [...]

March 1, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Tucson, AZ – The Rialto Theatre

The Rialto Theater in Tucson will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year and with an accomplishment of Tucson Weekly’s best indoor venue 11 years in a row, it looks like there’s no stopping this venue. [...]

February 27, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Duluth, MN – The Red Herring Lounge

The Red Herring Lounge in Duluth, Minnesota was opened in 2014 and is Duluth’s premier music venue. Music is at the center of this local venue’s ethos, and it is the first of its kind in the area. The venue [...]

February 25, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue