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

The BRITS to partner with #IVW18

This year, we’re pleased to announce The BRITs will be partnering with Independent Venue Week. The organisation, which celebrates musicians and their work will be helping bring the project on the road this year. [...]

January 14, 2018 Partners

Meet the Partner: Musicians’ Union

We introduce you to our partner, the Musicians’ Union, with an interview with their head of Live Performance, Kelly Wood. [...]

January 13, 2018 Interview, Partner, Partners

Steve Lamacq announces taking his BBC 6 Music radio show on tour during IVW!

Really excited to announce that Steve Lamacq will be on tour for Independent Venue Week. His show will come live from a different part of the UK each day – Monday / Glasgow Tuesday / Hull Wednesday / Stoke Thursday [...]

January 12, 2016 2016, Announcement

#TunesNotChat

#TunesNotChat Going to a gig this weekend? Hate it when other people talk at gigs? So do we. We asked award winning illustrator Robbie Porter (http://www.robbieporter.co.uk) to come up with some posters to encourage people to listen to the music. [...]

January 8, 2016 2016, Announcement

Meet the Artist: Tim Burgess

Meet the Artist: Tim Burgess (The Charlatans, O Genesis) You just finished your tour at the end of last year, how did it go and how did it compare to playing the smaller venues on your first ever headline tour? [...]

January 6, 2016 2016, Artist, Interview

INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK LAUNCHES PLANS FOR 2016

INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK LAUNCHES PLANS FOR 2016 Monday 25th – Sunday 31st January 2016   Now in its third year, Independent Venue Week is back in January 2016 with a week-long series of gigs all around the UK. The 7 [...]

November 24, 2015 2016, Announcement, Launch

Frank Turner talks on IVW…

Thanks Frank! [...]

February 6, 2015 2015, Ambassador

Following Venues Day we are pleased to announce the launch of the Music Venues Alliance..

+ Music Venues Alliance + “Championing The Grassroots” We are delighted to formally announce the launch of the Music Venues Alliance, an association of venues and organisations that have united behind the work of the Trust to engage with the industry, [...]

February 5, 2015 2015, Partners

Independent Venue Week 2015 Launches…

85 Venues with Frank Turner as Ambassador Monday 26th Jan – Sunday 2nd Feb 2015 Following a hugely successful first year, Independent Venue Week is back in 2015 with 5 times as many venues taking part all around the UK. Frank [...]

November 25, 2014 2015, Ambassador, Announcement, Artists, Lineup

A big thank you to all those Independent Venue’s that made IVW amazing!

That’s it – the first Independent Venue Week came to a close last night after an amazing 6 days of gigs all around the UK. A HUGE thank you to all those people who helped make it happen including all [...]

February 3, 2014 Announcement