Friday 17th January 2020,
Independent Venue Week
  • Long And Winding Road Film Premiere

    We are so excited for our second big announcement this week – the worldwide premiere of our documentary with Blue Hippo Media, Long And Winding

  • Lamacq Announces Homecoming Tour For IVW

    The BBC 6 Music Homecoming Tour with Steve Lamacq for Independent Venue Week announcement   We are excited to finally announce Steve Lamacq‘s plans for

  • IVW Live Vinyl Record 2019

    Second Live Release to celebrate Independent Venue Week 2020  Limited edition of 250 individually numbered copies on black vinyl Heavy-Weight 180g Single Album in a

  • IVW is getting closer, and we’re getting excited

    #IVW20 keeps getting closer and closer, it’s brilliant looking at what everyone’s got planned for the week. We’re very excited to see what Anna Calvi

  • 200 venues for IVW20

    ‪#IVW20 is looking so good already. Do you know where you want to go? We now have 200 venues you can choose from. Check them

Announcing our next two ambassadors: Jamie Cullum and Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels

Independent Venue Week is pleased to announce two more of its ambassadors for 2018. Both Jamie Cullum and Darryl McDaniels join us in celebrating and championing independent venues both here and in the US. [...]

January 18, 2018 Uncategorized

Meet some of the bands playing this year’s Independent Venue Week

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January 18, 2018 Partner

Marshall Records bring their bands on the road

Getting in the van and on the road for Independent Venue Week 2018, Marshall Records is bringing some of its bands on tour. We wanted to give you a little introduction to their music. Joining us on the road this [...]

January 17, 2018 Interview

Steve Lamacq joins us on tour for Independent Venue Week 2018

Steve Lamacq has announced the full extent of his IVW tour later this month, including venues and artist performances The tour will feature a visit to the infamous John Peel Centre for Creative Arts in Stowmarket, where Steve will be [...]

January 16, 2018 News

Skinny Girl Diet headline Nadine Shah curated tour

We’re thrilled to announce the details of our ambassador Nadine Shah, and the artists who will be playing her tour. [...]

January 15, 2018 News

Gaz Coombes will be joining the Independent Venue Week bill

Supergrass’s Gaz Coombes will be joining us for a special date as part of this year’s Independent Venue Week. [...]

January 15, 2018 News

We are looking for volunteers for #IVW18

In just over a month’s time we will be celebrating the fifth Independent Venue Week. Taking place in 180+ venues across the UK, Independent Venue Week is a 7-day celebration of independent music venues across all four countries in the [...]

January 15, 2018 News

Widening our peripheries: A Conversation about empathy with Nadine Shah

Joining us this year as one of five Independent Venue Week ambassadors, we have South Tyneside’s Nadine Shah. Journalist Joe Zadeh went down to interview her. [...]

January 15, 2018 Interview

The Importance of Staying Curious: A Conversation with Portishead’s Adrian Utley

Staying curious is what has kept Portishead’s Adrian Utley making music for almost three decades. Joe Zadeh finds out more. [...]

January 15, 2018 Interview

Independent Venue Week is back for 2018

Independent Venue Week is back for 2018, and it’s bigger than ever as we celebrate our fifth birthday with more venues, and more ambassadors. [...]

January 15, 2018 News