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US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile

Few American music venues are as storied and beloved as The Crocodile in Seattle. Since it opened its doors in 1991, music fans far and wide have come to recognize this Belltown neighborhood fixture as Seattle’s ultimate music hotspot. Known [...]

June 6, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue

First Avenue has been the epicenter of live music and entertainment in Minneapolis since 1970 when a music venue was opened in an old Greyhound Bus Depot. Yes, that is over 45 years ago! This makes First Avenue one of [...]

June 5, 2018 2018, 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 [...]

June 4, 2018 2018, History, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

In today’s venue spotlight you’ll find the downright legendary 9:30 Club! This D.C. venue has topped best nightclub lists in major music publications including Rolling Stone, Billboard, and Pollstar more times than any other club in the country. It is [...]

May 24, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Pittsburgh, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre

Today, we look to Pittsburgh and the historic 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 23, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge, Cannery Ballrom, and The High Watt

As the entire Independent Venue team waits for July to roll around, we will tell you a little more about the venues in our inaugural American lineup–and what better place to start than in Music City? Mercy Lounge is a [...]

May 22, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

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