Independent Venue Week

US Venue Spotlight – Morgantown, WV – 123 Pleasant St.

Morgantown in West Virginia is rich in history and 123 Pleasant St. has played a huge part in that history over the last century. Although the venue as it is now known was opened in 1998, its location was built in [...]

April 23, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Gainesville, FL – High Dive

Previously the legendary rock venue Common Grounds, High Dive in Gainesville opened in 2011 in the same location and has been bringing the best talent to Florida ever since. Once listed as one of the 100 Greatest American Venues by [...]

April 19, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground

Established twenty-one years ago, Higher Ground in Burlington, Vermont has hosted an array of the best artists across two stellar rooms since 1998. The home of both The Ballroom and the Showcase Lounge, the venue hosts shows every night of [...]

April 17, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop

Rickshaw Stop in San Francisco, California celebrates fifteen years in business this year. It is an eclectic music venue that opened in 2004 on Van Ness Avenue. The space was once a TV Studio and so has always had a [...]

April 15, 2019 2019, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – New York, NY – The Delancey

The Delancey, located in New York’s Lower East Side celebrates its fifteenth this year and will be part of Independent Venue Week. The venue, consisting of three floors, is home to a downstairs music lounge, main level bar, and a [...]

April 10, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Kent, OH – The Kent Stage

The Kent Stage was constructed in 1927 in Kent, Ohio, originally as a vaudevillian theater. Nowadays, the venue has a strong focus on folk, blues, country, and reggae having been taken over by The Western Reserve Folk Association in 2002. [...]

April 10, 2019 USA, Venue
Independent Venue Week 2018 Pianos

Independent Venue Week Announces First Round of 2019 US Shows, More Participating Venues

Featuring lineups with Soccer Mommy, The Beths, Cate Le Bon, Bill Callahan, The Get Up Kids, and many more Venues are still welcome to apply to participate in this year’s edition of Independent Venue Week Returning for its second US edition July [...]

April 8, 2019 2019, Announcement, New Venue, News, Partner, USA

US Venue Spotlight – City Winery

City Winery will celebrate Independent Venue Week across six cities. With their unique concept that was born in 2006, City Winery now has venues in New York, Chicago, Nashville, Atlanta, Boston, and Washington D.C., with Philadelphia opening later this year. [...]

April 5, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle

Empty Bottle opened its doors in 1992 in the Ukrainian Village in Chicago, Illinois. It was originally a tiny bar with a small selection of beers that could be purchased for no more than a dollar fifty each. A year [...]

April 3, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue

US Venue Spotlight – Chicago, IL – Reggies

Reggies, once a run-down auto bumper shop, now marries three strong elements to form an outstanding venue in Chicago. Opened in 2007, the venue houses a bar and grill with an impeccable menu, a legendary rock club, and a rooftop [...]

April 1, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue