Independent Venue Week

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Jersey City, NJ – White Eagle Hall

Opened as a music venue in May of last year, White Eagle Hall is one of the newest and most unique performance spaces in the Northeast. The venue houses state of the art sound and lighting equipment optimized for live [...]

June 29, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live

Since its launch in 2004, World Cafe Live in Philadelphia has presented the best of local, national, and international talent and hosted over 500 shows a year.   From presenting one of Adele’s very first US performances to showcasing artists [...]

June 28, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

#IVW19 Dates and first 70 venues for UK announced

We are really excited to be able to announce the dates for Independent Venue Week 2019, as well as the first 70 venues that are taking part. #IVW19 will take place from Monday, 28th January – Sunday, 3rd February 2019. [...]

June 28, 2018 2019, Announcement, News, Venue

Meet the US Partner – Songtrust

Independent Venue Week founding partner Songtrust is missioned with using technology to empower artists. They are driven by the beliefs that every songwriter should get paid a fair share for their creativity and that songwriters’ time is best spent writing [...]

June 21, 2018 2018, Interview, Partner, Partners, USA

New US venue and show – Deafheaven joins the Independent Venue Week lineup

Under 20 days left till Independent Venue Week makes its American debut! As we announce the final shows, we also have a new venue to introduce you to: Mohawk is a fabled Live Music Venue and Bar in the heart [...]

June 20, 2018 2018, Artist, Artists, Lineup, New Venue, News, USA

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Durham, NC – Motorco Music Hall

When Motorco Music Hall opened its doors in 2010, the city of Durham gained more than just a beautiful music venue—it also saw an invaluable addition to its local music scene while retaining a piece of its 20th century history. [...]

June 12, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Chicago, IL – Schubas Tavern

You will find Schubas Tavern in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. This divey gem of a venue has been a fixture of Chicago’s music scene for almost three decades. With its intimate atmosphere, neighborhood bar vibe, and diverse music programming, [...]

June 11, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Seattle, WA – The Crocodile

Few American music venues are as storied and beloved as The Crocodile in Seattle. Since it opened its doors in 1991, music fans far and wide have come to recognize this Belltown neighborhood fixture as Seattle’s ultimate music hotspot. Known [...]

June 6, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue

First Avenue has been the epicenter of live music and entertainment in Minneapolis since 1970 when a music venue was opened in an old Greyhound Bus Depot. Yes, that is over 45 years ago! This makes First Avenue one of [...]

June 5, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – New York, NY – Pianos

Since opening in 2002, Pianos in Manhattan has built a reputation as one of New York City’s most prominent independent venues. This two-story venue on the Lower East Side’s Ludlow Street has hosted some of the first concerts by artists [...]

June 4, 2018 2018, History, USA, Venue