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US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Durham, NC – Motorco Music Hall

When Motorco Music Hall opened its doors in 2010, the city of Durham gained more than just a beautiful music venue—it also saw an invaluable addition to its local music scene while retaining a piece of its 20th century history. [...]

June 12, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Chicago, IL – Schubas Tavern

You will find Schubas Tavern in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. This divey gem of a venue has been a fixture of Chicago’s music scene for almost three decades. With its intimate atmosphere, neighborhood bar vibe, and diverse music programming, [...]

June 11, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile

Few American music venues are as storied and beloved as The Crocodile in Seattle. Since it opened its doors in 1991, music fans far and wide have come to recognize this Belltown neighborhood fixture as Seattle’s ultimate music hotspot. Known [...]

June 6, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue

First Avenue has been the epicenter of live music and entertainment in Minneapolis since 1970 when a music venue was opened in an old Greyhound Bus Depot. Yes, that is over 45 years ago! This makes First Avenue one of [...]

June 5, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – New York, NY – Pianos

Since opening in 2002, Pianos in Manhattan has built a reputation as one of New York City’s most prominent independent venues. This two-story venue on the Lower East Side’s Ludlow Street has hosted some of the first concerts by artists [...]

June 4, 2018 2018, History, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Dallas, TX – Deep Ellum Art Co.

Opened a little under one year ago, Deep Ellum Art Co. is a creative space in the lively Deep Ellum entertainment district of Dallas, TX. The venue’s offerings count not just live music in both in- and outdoor spaces, but [...]

May 29, 2018 2018, New Venue, USA

New US shows and venues announced

Independent Venue Week will make its American debut in just six weeks! We have even more amazing shows to announce that will take place throughout the country July 9-15. On top of adding more shows to the lineup, we also [...]

May 29, 2018 2018, Artists, Lineup, Uncategorized, USA

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

In today’s venue spotlight you’ll find the downright legendary 9:30 Club! This D.C. venue has topped best nightclub lists in major music publications including Rolling Stone, Billboard, and Pollstar more times than any other club in the country. It is [...]

May 24, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre

Today, we look to Pittsburgh and the historic Mr. Smalls Theatre. This beautifully repurposed 18th century Catholic church is a truly unique space for live music. With local and national artists performing all year round, it is no wonder that [...]

May 23, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge, Cannery Ballrom, and The High Watt

As the entire Independent Venue team waits for July to roll around, we will tell you a little more about the venues in our inaugural American lineup–and what better place to start than in Music City? Mercy Lounge is a [...]

May 22, 2018 2018, USA, Venue