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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

Skinny Girl Diet headline Nadine Shah curated tour

We’re thrilled to announce the details of our ambassador Nadine Shah, and the artists who will be playing her tour. [...]

January 15, 2018 News

Gaz Coombes will be joining the Independent Venue Week bill

Supergrass’s Gaz Coombes will be joining us for a special date as part of this year’s Independent Venue Week. [...]

January 15, 2018 News

We are looking for volunteers for #IVW18

In just over a month’s time we will be celebrating the fifth Independent Venue Week. Taking place in 180+ venues across the UK, Independent Venue Week is a 7-day celebration of independent music venues across all four countries in the [...]

January 15, 2018 News

Independent Venue Week is back for 2018

Independent Venue Week is back for 2018, and it’s bigger than ever as we celebrate our fifth birthday with more venues, and more ambassadors. [...]

January 15, 2018 News