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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

BBC Music comes on board for Independent Venue Week 2018

Independent Venue Week is proud to celebrate a media partnership with BBC Music.  [...]

January 23, 2018 News, Partner

The Joe Strummer Foundation on their work and their partnership with IVW

This year, the Joe Strummer Foundation will be joining Independent Venue Week as a Charity Partner. We talked to Jamie from the charity, about the projects we’re working with them on, and what Joe’s legacy means for music. The Joe [...]

January 19, 2018 News, Partner

Steve Lamacq joins us on tour for Independent Venue Week 2018

Steve Lamacq has announced the full extent of his IVW tour later this month, including venues and artist performances The tour will feature a visit to the infamous John Peel Centre for Creative Arts in Stowmarket, where Steve will be [...]

January 16, 2018 News