#TheBigJeffChat​ with Katy J Pearson

As part of our #IVW21​ celebrations our former Independent Venue Week ambassador, avid gig-goer and all round legend Big Jeff has a friendly chat with someone he admires. This time Jeff is joined by Heavenly singer-songwriter Katy J Pearson about creativity, her work & what’s next. Follow Independent Venue Week on socials: Twitter: twitter.com/ivw_uk Instagram:…

#TheBigJeffChat​ with Lee Kiernan (IDLES)

As part of our #IVW21​ celebrations our former Independent Venue Week ambassador, avid gig-goer and all round legend Big Jeff has a friendly chat with someone he admires. This time Jeff chats with the lovely Lee Kiernan from Bristol punks IDLES about what they’ve been up to, their most recent album Ultra Mono and how…

IVW Response to new PRS Announcement

It is encouraging to see PRS for Music respond to feedback from across the industry, particularly the grassroots live music community, regarding their online streaming tariff.  The new license, for artists performing their own work, is a step in the right direction but the £500 cap would still have taken much needed revenue away from…

Thank You

Well, that was a very different but no less important week – the most enormous thank you to every single one of you, who helped make Independent Venue Week 2021 happen.  The work that went into making this a digital event was so much more complex than anything we, or many of our venues, have…