Independent Venue Week

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US Venue Spotlight – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live

Set in a renovated Art Deco factory building in the University City District of Philadelphia, World Cafe Live has been offering the best local, national, and international artists on two stages since 2004. From hosting one of Adele’s first US [...]

March 1, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Tucson, AZ – The Rialto Theatre

The Rialto Theater in Tucson will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year and with an accomplishment of Tucson Weekly’s best indoor venue 11 years in a row, it looks like there’s no stopping this venue. [...]

February 27, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Duluth, MN – The Red Herring Lounge

The Red Herring Lounge in Duluth, Minnesota was opened in 2014 and is Duluth’s premier music venue. Music is at the center of this local venue’s ethos, and it is the first of its kind in the area. The venue [...]

February 25, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Raleigh, NC – The Pour Music Hall

The Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina was founded in 1997 and has established itself as Raleigh’s home to live music. The venue aims to bring its audiences a mix of both local and national touring bands. The Pour House [...]

February 22, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Phoenix, AZ – The Rebel Lounge

The Rebel Lounge in Phoenix, Arizona was first known as the Mason Jar and founded in 1979 where it established itself as a major player in the scene. It housed some of the best rock bands in the game including [...]

February 20, 2019 2019, New Venue, News, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Wichita, KS – Wave

One of the youngest venues to take part in Independent Venue Week this year, Wave was opened in August 2018. Located in Downtown Wichita this new venue brings vibrancy and diversity to Wichita’s live scene. [...]

February 18, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge

Doug Fir opened in 2004 in Portland’s lower Burnside neighborhood and has had a big impact on the local music scene ever since. This state of the art venue, which was named one of the top clubs in the country [...]

July 6, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Austin, TX – Mohawk

Mohawk first opened its doors in 2006 and has since become a beloved venue and bar in the heart of downtown Austin. The venue is missioned with hosting audiences, musicians, and staff that represent all music tastes and all backgrounds, [...]

July 6, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

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 [...]

July 5, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom

The Beachland Ballroom and Tavern was opened in 2000 by owners Cindy Barber and Mark Leddy (at the time, the booker for iconic venue Pat’s in the Flats and member of Cleveland band Satan’s Satellites). The two converted the old [...]

July 5, 2018 2018, USA, Venue