Butcher Brown & The Camel on ‘Independent Venue Speak’

The final ‘Independent Venue Speak’ episode of the year is live! Tune into another great story on the symbiosis between artists and independent venues, highlighting The Camel in Richmond, VA, told by owner Lucas Fritz and a band that has quite literally grown up in the space.  Hailing from Richmond, VA, Butcher Brown interpolates jazz, hip-hop, funk, soul, and more into their distinct…
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#IVW22 Launch Event @ 229 London

Take a look back at the #IVW22 Launch at 229. London. The launch took place on Wednesday 27 October 2021 at 229 London hosted by Steve Lamacq and with a performance from moa moa. Lamacq chatted with Rich Legate from Attitude Is Everything about their recently launch #JustAsk campaign and Cath Hurley from Future Yard,…
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Rudy Love Jr. and WAVE on ‘Independent Venue Speak’

It’s almost Thanksgiving, and we’re especially grateful to release a brand new episode of Independent Venue Speak! Hosted by R&B luminary Rudy Love Jr., this episode covers the development of the Wichita music scene, the aspiration to grow beyond the “tertiary market” category, and the formation of Wichita’s iconic venue: WAVE. Rudy Love Jr. is a music artist from Wichita,…
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Independent Venue Week is back in person , and announces 2022 Ambassador – Wet Leg

MONDAY 31 JANUARY – SUNDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2022 OVER 120 INDEPENDENT UK VENUES ARE ALREADY SIGNED UP FOR THE 2022 IN PARTNERSHIP WITH – ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND, CREATIVE SCOTLAND, ARTS COUNCIL WALES, SEE TICKETS – #IVW22 Independent Venue Week returns, in person, for its ninth consecutive year – the annual, seven-day celebration of independent music…
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Funding Confirmed from Arts Council England for #IVW22 & launch of Yes We Can

CAN YOU CIC IT? is incredibly excited and humbled to have been successful with our Arts Council England grant for Independent Venue Week 22 #IVW22 as well as our new development, education and community program, Yes We Can. Our community has experienced the toughest 18 months of their existence and the people who thrive in these spaces, on and off…
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Wrapping World’s Largest Celebration of Live Entertainment, Independent Venue Week announces 2022 dates

Independent Venue Week announces its 2022 dates after an outstanding week, hosting the world’s largest celebration of live music, comedy, and entertainment. Next year’s event is set to take place July 11 to 17, 2022, and Independent Venue Week is now accepting sign-ups from independent venues and promoters interested in being part of the celebration. “This past week, hundreds of…
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Independent Venue Week is unique
in that it is a nationwide initiative with a completely local feel.

By championing these venues, we are able to highlight why they are so much more than just places for live music – they are cultural hubs for learning, creativity, arts and culture more widely connecting people in their local community of all ages, backgrounds, abilities, genders, skills and walks of life.

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Funding Confirmed from Arts Council England for #IVW22 & launch of Yes We Can

CAN YOU CIC IT? is incredibly excited and humbled to have been successful with our Arts Council England grant for Independent Venue Week 22 #IVW22 as well as our new development, education and community program, Yes We Can. Our community has experienced the toughest 18 months of their existence and the people who thrive in these spaces, on and off…

Wrapping World’s Largest Celebration of Live Entertainment, Independent Venue Week announces 2022 dates

Independent Venue Week announces its 2022 dates after an outstanding week, hosting the world’s largest celebration of live music, comedy, and entertainment. Next year’s event is set to take place July 11 to 17, 2022, and Independent Venue Week is now accepting sign-ups from independent venues and promoters interested in being part of the celebration. “This past week, hundreds of…