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Go East – A Venue and Touring Development Project for East England

We’re calling for our East of England venues and promoters to fill out this Arts Council England funded Cambridge Junction survey which is aiming to make the area a more financially viable touring circuit. Have your say here. #GoEast. [...]

June 11, 2019 Uncategorized

Venue Sign-Up for IVW 2020 UK Is Now OPEN

We’re really excited to announce that venue and promoter sign up for Independent Venue Week 2020 is now OPEN. Dates for IVW 2020 are Monday 27th Jan – Sun 2nd Feb – just 8 months away. Our IVW family is [...]

May 23, 2019 Uncategorized

Arts Council England announces £1.5million budget to support grassroots live music

We are incredibly excited about this fantastic announcement by Arts Council England. We will release more details over the coming weeks and months about how we will be supporting this brilliant new fund for venues. Arts Council England announces £1.5million [...]

May 10, 2019 Uncategorized

The Long & Winding Road – Documentary Tour

Want a chance to be in the crowd for our documentary? The filming tour dates are below and they’re covering some amazing #IVW19 shows. There’s also still a chance to get your name in the documentary credits or buy other [...]

January 16, 2019 Uncategorized

Yorkshire Tea Celebrates the Spirit of Independent Venue Week

Put the kettle on, Independent Venue Week (IVW), the UK’s leading celebration of independent music venues has announced a proper partnership with Yorkshire Tea. The home of a proper brew, Yorkshire Tea is fuelling venues and gig-goers all around the [...]

January 16, 2019 Uncategorized

Help Musicians UK partners with Independent Venue Week 2019 to launch ‘Live Music, Help Musicians’ campaign

HMUK to support artist wellbeing backstage with bespoke ‘healthy venue packs’, accredited Mental Health First Aid training & nationwide grassroots music venue research initiative Help Musicians UK (HMUK) is proud to announce its partnership with Independent Venue Week (IVW) for a third [...]

January 15, 2019 Uncategorized

US Venues: Independent Venue Week calls for American venue submissions

American Independent venues are welcome to apply to participate in 2019’s US edition of Independent Venue Week here. “I’ve spent a lot of time in independent venues around the world, on stage and as the fan in the crowd. No [...]

December 10, 2018 Uncategorized

New US shows and venues announced

Independent Venue Week will make its American debut in just six weeks! We have even more amazing shows to announce that will take place throughout the country July 9-15. On top of adding more shows to the lineup, we also [...]

May 29, 2018 2018, Artists, Lineup, Uncategorized, USA

Support Our Music Venue Documentary

Independent Venue Week and Blue Hippo Media are excited to announce plans for a new feature documentary celebrating the vital role of independent music venues in breaking, establishing and supporting live music. As well as interviewing venue owners and operators, [...]

May 16, 2018 Uncategorized

Independent Venue Week announces initial US venues, shows

Debut American edition of highly successful UK event runs nationwide July 9-15, 2018 Read the story on Billboard.com We are excited to announce the first confirmed venues and shows across the US partaking in the upcoming American edition of Independent [...]

May 8, 2018 2018, Announcement, Artists, Launch, Lineup, New Venue, News, Partner, Partners, Sponsors, Uncategorized, USA, Venue