Independent Venue Week

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US Venue Spotlight – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge

Doug Fir Lounge in Portland, OR is returning to Independent Venue Week for the second year in a row after an excellent show with Jeremy Enigk in 2018. The venue was opened in 2004 in Portland’s Lower Burnside neighborhood and [...]

March 11, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Berkeley, CA – The UC Theatre

The UC Theatre in Berkeley, California is a multi-tiered venue with a capacity of 1,400 that houses live music from an array of genres. First opened in 1917, the theatre originally ran as a cinema showing domestic and foreign films. [...]

March 4, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live

Set in a renovated Art Deco factory building in the University City District of Philadelphia, World Cafe Live has been offering the best local, national, and international artists on two stages since 2004. From hosting one of Adele’s first US [...]

March 1, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Tucson, AZ – The Rialto Theatre

The Rialto Theater in Tucson will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year and with an accomplishment of Tucson Weekly’s best indoor venue 11 years in a row, it looks like there’s no stopping this venue. [...]

February 27, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Duluth, MN – The Red Herring Lounge

The Red Herring Lounge in Duluth, Minnesota was opened in 2014 and is Duluth’s premier music venue. Music is at the center of this local venue’s ethos, and it is the first of its kind in the area. The venue [...]

February 25, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Raleigh, NC – The Pour Music Hall

The Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina was founded in 1997 and has established itself as Raleigh’s home to live music. The venue aims to bring its audiences a mix of both local and national touring bands. The Pour House [...]

February 22, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Phoenix, AZ – The Rebel Lounge

The Rebel Lounge in Phoenix, Arizona was first known as the Mason Jar and founded in 1979 where it established itself as a major player in the scene. It housed some of the best rock bands in the game including [...]

February 20, 2019 2019, New Venue, News, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Wichita, KS – Wave

One of the youngest venues to take part in Independent Venue Week this year, Wave was opened in August 2018. Located in Downtown Wichita this new venue brings vibrancy and diversity to Wichita’s live scene. [...]

February 18, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue
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

#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