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Independent Venue Week 2018 Pianos

Independent Venue Week Announces First Round of 2019 US Shows, More Participating Venues

Featuring lineups with Soccer Mommy, The Beths, Cate Le Bon, Bill Callahan, The Get Up Kids, and many more Venues are still welcome to apply to participate in this year’s edition of Independent Venue Week Returning for its second US edition July [...]

April 8, 2019 2019, Announcement, New Venue, News, Partner, USA
Independent Venue Week 2018 Pianos

US 2019 Artist Ambassador and First Venues Revealed

Returning for its second US edition July 8-14, 2019, Independent Venue Week, with Eventbrite as its exclusive ticketing partner, has announced that Fantastic Negrito will be joining as its official artist ambassador. Grammy Award winner Xavier Dphrepaulezz (Fantastic Negrito) emerged from Oakland's local music scene to a tremendously successful [...]

February 5, 2019 2019, Ambassador, Announcement, Launch, New Venue, Partner, Partners, USA

Interview – Radiohead’s Philip Selway on his IVW19 ‘tour’ and documentary

Phil wants your gig tales and more for IVW film [...]

January 22, 2019 2019, Announcement, Interview

IVW Documentary with Radiohead’s Phil Selway – Crowdfunding Campaign

Even before the first ever Independent Venue Week had taken place, we  had approached no end of production and film companies. We had a vision about making a documentary all about the amazing characters, up and down the country, that own [...]

January 10, 2019 2019, Announcement, Documentary

Independent Venue Week Announce Celebrated Mercury Prize Nominee Novelist As Year 6 Ambassador

Monday 28th January – Sunday 3rd February 19 The UK’s leading celebration of independent music venues announces plans for its sixth year and welcomes Mercury-nominated Novelist to the Independent Venue Week (IVW) family as Ambassador. The week-long event is running, [...]

November 15, 2018 2019, Announcement, Launch

Arts Council England Confirmation

Here at IVW HQ we’ve received some great news that we wanted to share with you all. We are beyond thrilled, a little relieved and so, so grateful to have been successfully awarded our Arts Council England grant. Independent Venue [...]

October 23, 2018 Announcement, News

#IVW 2nd Wave of Venues Signed Up

With just a few months to go before #IVW19, we’re excited to announce that 130 independent venues have now signed up to be part of the 6th Independent Venue Week. Details for all new venues will be added to the [...]

September 14, 2018 2019, Announcement, New Venue

Full US lineup announced along with honorary artist ambassador Chuck D

Independent Venue Week releases full lineup of inaugural American edition: runs nationwide July 9-15, 2018 Announces Chuck D as honorary artist ambassador “Supporting independent music venues is a cool thing to do, so it’s very exciting that a whole week [...]

July 2, 2018 2018, Ambassador, Announcement, Artist, Artists, Launch, New Venue, USA

#IVW19 Dates and first 70 venues for UK announced

We are really excited to be able to announce the dates for Independent Venue Week 2019, as well as the first 70 venues that are taking part. #IVW19 will take place from Monday, 28th January – Sunday, 3rd February 2019. [...]

June 28, 2018 2019, Announcement, News, Venue

Independent Venue Week announces initial US venues, shows

Debut American edition of highly successful UK event runs nationwide July 9-15, 2018 Read the story on Billboard.com We are excited to announce the first confirmed venues and shows across the US partaking in the upcoming American edition of Independent [...]

May 8, 2018 2018, Announcement, Artists, Launch, Lineup, New Venue, News, Partner, Partners, Sponsors, Uncategorized, USA, Venue