Independent Venue Week

Steve Lamacq announces taking his BBC 6 Music radio show on tour during IVW!

Really excited to announce that Steve Lamacq will be on tour for Independent Venue Week. His show will come live from a different part of the UK each day – Monday / Glasgow Tuesday / Hull Wednesday / Stoke Thursday [...]

January 12, 2016 2016, Announcement

#TunesNotChat

#TunesNotChat Going to a gig this weekend? Hate it when other people talk at gigs? So do we. We asked award winning illustrator Robbie Porter (http://www.robbieporter.co.uk) to come up with some posters to encourage people to listen to the music. [...]

January 8, 2016 2016, Announcement

Meet the Artist: Tim Burgess

Meet the Artist: Tim Burgess (The Charlatans, O Genesis) You just finished your tour at the end of last year, how did it go and how did it compare to playing the smaller venues on your first ever headline tour? [...]

January 6, 2016 2016, Artist, Interview

INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK LAUNCHES PLANS FOR 2016

INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK LAUNCHES PLANS FOR 2016 Monday 25th – Sunday 31st January 2016   Now in its third year, Independent Venue Week is back in January 2016 with a week-long series of gigs all around the UK. The 7 [...]

November 24, 2015 2016, Announcement, Launch

Frank Turner talks on IVW…

Thanks Frank! [...]

February 6, 2015 2015, Ambassador

Following Venues Day we are pleased to announce the launch of the Music Venues Alliance..

+ Music Venues Alliance + “Championing The Grassroots” We are delighted to formally announce the launch of the Music Venues Alliance, an association of venues and organisations that have united behind the work of the Trust to engage with the industry, [...]

February 5, 2015 2015, Partners

Independent Venue Week 2015 Launches…

85 Venues with Frank Turner as Ambassador Monday 26th Jan – Sunday 2nd Feb 2015 Following a hugely successful first year, Independent Venue Week is back in 2015 with 5 times as many venues taking part all around the UK. Frank [...]

November 25, 2014 2015, Ambassador, Announcement, Artists, Lineup

A big thank you to all those Independent Venue’s that made IVW amazing!

That’s it – the first Independent Venue Week came to a close last night after an amazing 6 days of gigs all around the UK. A HUGE thank you to all those people who helped make it happen including all [...]

February 3, 2014 Announcement

PRS for Music comes on board to support Independent Venue Week

PRS for Music are announced as headline partner for this the inaugural Independent Venue Week. Speaking about their involvement, PRS for Music‘s Head of Marketing Paul Sims comments; “PRS for Music is proud to be supporting Independent Venue Week. Independent live [...]

November 28, 2013 Partners, Sponsors

Why These Venues Need Support

Ask any avid music fan or any artist and they will be able to tell you their first gig, their favourite gig and when and where they both were. Every single gig is totally unique. The set, the way the [...]

November 27, 2013 History, Partners