Independent Venue Week Announces First Round of Participating Venues, Will Bring Together Over 200 Venues in 41 States and Territories This Year

The weeklong celebration of the spirit of independence returns this July  Independent Venue Week proudly announces the National Independent Venue Association, the organization behind the #saveourstages movement and whose very formation was sparked by Independent Venue Week’s early organizing efforts, as a partner for #IVW21 Venues are still able to apply for participation in this year’s event…

#IVW21 Ambassador for Scotland Amy Macdonald livestream performance from Òran Mór – premiering Thursday 13th May

We’re absolutely over the moon to share this with you all – Our wonderful #IVW21 Ambassador for Scotland Amy Macdonald recorded a live set for us from the beautiful Òran Mór in Glasgow, supported by the lovely folks at Creative Scotland. Here’s a little taster of her set, which you can watch in full on our YouTube channel from…

#IVW22 Venue Sign-Up is Now Open

We’re really excited to say that as of noon today venue sign-up for #IVW22 is OPEN! We can’t wait to see packed rooms of people enjoying live music for Independent Venue Week once more. We’re using @_loadin.com_ again this year for venues & promoters, so if you want to get involved please drop Charlie a line at charlie@independentvenueweek.com and…

‘Music Is My Substantial Meal’ Merch, Designed by Big Jeff

Over lockdown, legendary gig-goer, artist, IVW ambassador and our wonderful pal Big Jeff designed this fantastic artwork based on one of his own tweets. Just like Jeff, music is our substantial meal and we can’t wait until we can get into venues once more – we’re hungry for some live music.  You can order your…