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IVW Live 2018 Exclusive Vinyl Album for Record Store Day

     We’re ridiculously excited to announce the release of our first ever Independent Venue Week live album as part of Record Store Day, with recordings taken from shows across the week. Limited to 500 hand-numbered heavy-weight vinyl and only [...]

March 6, 2018 News, Uncategorized

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

The Tuesday Gig Guide

Welcome to the second day of Independent Venue Week. Every day we’ll be posting a comprehensive guide to what’s happening in the venues across the UK. [...]

January 30, 2018 News, Tickets

Monday’s Gig Gallery

Here’s a round-up of how this year’s independent venues kicked off IVW18 in style. Seems venues were in fine form to kick off IVW18 on Monday night, with great listings up and down the country. See our highlights from Jimmy’s [...]

January 30, 2018 News, Uncategorized

Just why do Independent venues matter?

At the tail end of last year, we kicked off the project at 100 Club in London. During the launch, we spoke to some of the people making everything happen about just why independent venues matter. [...]

January 29, 2018 News

The Monday Gig Guide

Welcome to the first day of Independent Venue Week 2018. Every day we’ll be running you through a gig guide for what there is out there to enjoy for that day of the week.   [...]

January 29, 2018 News

Help Musicians UK: Supporting The Music Industry All Around The Country.

Help Musicians UK will be joining us across the UK with a selection of shows this year. We round up where they’ll be over the week.  [...]

January 26, 2018 News, Partner

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

Sound Advice: 10 crucial pieces of advice for touring artists

For all those bands out on the road, these are some of the best pieces of touring advice from the general manager of Cato Music, the touring musical production company behind Cato Academy, with 16 years of touring and production [...]

January 25, 2018 News, Partner, Partners

PRS FOR MUSIC ANNOUNCES INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK PANELS

PRS for Music has announced it will host two educational panels in Bristol and Leeds at this year’s Independent Venue Week (IVW), with Portishead’s Adrian Utley (pictured, above right) among the panellists. [...]

January 23, 2018 News, Partner