Independent Venue Week

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Independent Venue Week to launch in the US

In Summer 2018, Independent Venue Week will launch in the US. The festival will take place from July 9 – 15th, and will be in venues running across the whole of the United States. It’s amazingly exciting news for us, [...]

February 2, 2018 Announcement, News

Announcing our fifth ambassador: Big Jeff Johns

We’re over the moon to announce renowned Bristol gig-goer Big Jeff Johns as our fifth and final ambassador for Independent Venue Week. [...]

January 26, 2018 Ambassador, Announcement, News

Changing cultural currents: A conversation about independence with Jamie Cullum

Joe Zadeh speaks to Jamie Cullum about his early starts making music, about recording, and about his mission to change the cultural currents for music in hard-hit areas across the UK. Words by Joe Zadeh 19 years ago, a 20-year-old [...]

January 24, 2018 Ambassador, Announcement

Steve Lamacq announces taking his BBC 6 Music radio show on tour during IVW!

Really excited to announce that Steve Lamacq will be on tour for Independent Venue Week. His show will come live from a different part of the UK each day – Monday / Glasgow Tuesday / Hull Wednesday / Stoke Thursday [...]

January 12, 2016 2016, Announcement

#TunesNotChat

#TunesNotChat Going to a gig this weekend? Hate it when other people talk at gigs? So do we. We asked award winning illustrator Robbie Porter (http://www.robbieporter.co.uk) to come up with some posters to encourage people to listen to the music. [...]

January 8, 2016 2016, Announcement

INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK LAUNCHES PLANS FOR 2016

INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK LAUNCHES PLANS FOR 2016 Monday 25th – Sunday 31st January 2016   Now in its third year, Independent Venue Week is back in January 2016 with a week-long series of gigs all around the UK. The 7 [...]

November 24, 2015 2016, Announcement, Launch

Independent Venue Week 2015 Launches…

85 Venues with Frank Turner as Ambassador Monday 26th Jan – Sunday 2nd Feb 2015 Following a hugely successful first year, Independent Venue Week is back in 2015 with 5 times as many venues taking part all around the UK. Frank [...]

November 25, 2014 2015, Ambassador, Announcement, Artists, Lineup

A big thank you to all those Independent Venue’s that made IVW amazing!

That’s it – the first Independent Venue Week came to a close last night after an amazing 6 days of gigs all around the UK. A HUGE thank you to all those people who helped make it happen including all [...]

February 3, 2014 Announcement