Thursday 30th March 2017,
Independent Venue Week

Guest blog: Play it right with a PPL Licence

Venues are doing more than paying for music when they get their PPL license, they're investing in British talent [...]

January 12, 2017 2017, Partner

Meet The Artist: Declan McKenna

Ahead of his IVW17 show, the fast-rising sound of now discusses the joys of Prosecco and gluten-free bread... [...]

January 11, 2017 2017, Artist

The Wytches to headline special #JackRocks Brighton gig at IVW17

Get tickets now for the band's special hometown show at the Hope & Ruin on 29 January with support from The Death Of Pop. [...]

January 10, 2017 2017, Announcement, Lineup, News

Guest Blog – Getting the show on the road: Vauxhall offer acts a free van via Vivaro On Tour

The “Vivaro On Tour” project is actively helping UK musicians to go on tour. Vauxhall Motors' Kate Oyler explains why they're backing new talent [...]

January 9, 2017 2017, News, Partner

Meet The Artist/ Ambassador: Tim Burgess

The Charlatans frontman and Independent Venue Week's 2017 Ambassador on solo shows, ice sculptures, his "Lego dinosaur game" and more... [...]

January 4, 2017 2017, Ambassador, Artist

Meet The Artist: Beans On Toast

Jay McAllister explains why he is playing every night of IVW17. All he needs is "cold beer, whisky and snacks" [...]

December 28, 2016 2017, Artist, Artists, Interview

Meet The Artist: Richard Hawley

Ahead of playing stripped back shows at Hebden Bridge Trades club for #IVW17, the Duke Of Steel Town discusses scoring... socks. Plus more [...]

December 19, 2016 2017, Artist, Artists, Interview

#IVW17 to be biggest Independent Venue Week Yet… And there’s more to come

A record number of venues will be hosting special gigs between 23-29 January, 2017, as more acts sign up to play live [...]

December 15, 2016 2017, Announcement, News

Independent Venue Week’s 2017 Ambassador Is Tim Burgess

The Charlatans frontman and label boss follows in the footsteps of Radiohead, Frank Turner and Wolf Alice to play shows and support 23-29 January. [...]

November 29, 2016 2017, Ambassador, Announcement, Launch, Lineup, News

First Acts Announced For Independent Venue Week 2017

Richard Hawley, Tim Burgess, Simian Mobile Disco, Martha Wainwright, Cass McCoombs, Declan McKenna, Cabbage, Sam Duckworth and more to play shows 23-29 January in support of their favourite venues. [...]

November 29, 2016 2017, Announcement, Launch, News