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US Venue Spotlight – Boston, MA – The Middle East

The Middle East in Cambridge opened in 1970. Back then, it existed as a Lebanese restaurant that occasionally hosted Lebanese bands. It wasn’t until 1987 that The Middle East saw its first rock concert. Ever since it was turned into [...]

May 22, 2019 USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – New York, NY – Pianos

Since opening in 2002, Pianos in Manhattan has built a reputation as one of New York City’s most prominent independent venues. This two-story venue on the Lower East Side’s Ludlow Street has hosted some of the first concerts by artists [...]

May 21, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Dallas, TX – Club Dada

Boasting the best patio in Deep Ellum, Club Dada, one of Dallas’ premier venues, hosts up to five shows a week. The venue is decked out with beautiful exposed brick, an excellent sound system, and an enticing rock n roll [...]

May 20, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – San Francisco, CA – Cafe Du Nord

Located underneath Swedish American Hall, Cafe Du Nord in San Francisco has been a local staple since 1907, offering great live music and drinks for over 110 years. When visiting Cafe Du Nord, you will notice the built-in seating and [...]

May 16, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Durham, NC – Motorco

We are very excited to have another outstanding venue return this year; Motorco that hosted River Whyless as part of Independent Venue Week in 2018. When Motorco Music Hall opened its doors in 2010, the city of Durham gained more [...]

May 15, 2019 2019, USA, Venue
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Independent Venue Week Announces More 2019 US Venues and Shows

75 venues – 47 cities – 27 states – #IVW19 Returning for its second US edition July 8-14, 2019, Independent Venue Week, with Eventbrite and Songtrust returning as sponsors, is pleased to announce more participating venues and shows. Growing from 20 venues in 20 cities last [...]

May 13, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre

Today, we look to Pittsburgh and another returning venue; Mr. Smalls Theatre. This beautifully repurposed 18th-century Catholic church is a truly unique space for live music. With local and national artists performing all year round, it is no wonder that [...]

May 8, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – New York, NY – SOBs

Sounds of Brazil, known as SOBs, is a legendary venue in SoHo on Manhattan that opened in 1982. The original premise of the venue was to expose the music and culture of the Afro-Latino Diaspora to New York audiences. Owner [...]

May 6, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Seattle, WA – Nectar Lounge

Nectar Lounge features a lush patio full of balmy plants and log cabin interior and has facilitated a tropical escape in the Seattle since opening in 2004. The venue brings talent from around the world to their stage with room for [...]

May 3, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Dallas, TX – Deep Ellum Art Co.

Deep Ellum Art Co. returns to Independent Venue Week. It is a creative space that opened a little under two years ago in the lively Deep Ellum entertainment district of Dallas, TX. The venue’s offerings count not just live music [...]

May 1, 2019 2019, USA, Venue