Monday 20th 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

Arts Council England Support IVW20

Photo: Pip Blom at The Horn #IVW19 by Ellen Offredy Photography We’re over the moon to have learnt that Arts Council England is, for a 6th year running, supporting Independent Venue Week. This enables us to work alongside all of our partners to deliver live shows [...]

September 4, 2019 News, Partners

Independents Day in Partnership with HARMAN – Massive Thanks

How brilliant was that. We want to thank everyone who came along to the first ever #IndependentsDay19 in partnership with HARMAN and made it so special. Big thanks to HARMAN for showing off their kit and taking the time to talk [...]

August 21, 2019 Uncategorized

Independents Day in Partnership with HARMAN

We are excited to announce the launch of Independents Day in partnership with HARMAN, a one-day gathering on 20th August at 229 The Venue, in London. It’s a day where Independent Venue Week (IVW) stakeholders can meet for the first time [...]

August 15, 2019 Uncategorized

How To Release, Monetise & Promote Your Music

An initiative between IVW and CD Baby, these are panels all about learning how to get your music heard by more people via streaming, digital and physical release, distribution, sales, sync licensing, radio and press. The sessions will also welcome [...]

August 14, 2019 Uncategorized

IVW Founder chats to Simon Frantz at BBC.com

IVW Founder Sybil Bell dropped by the BBC.com offices in NYC during Independent Venue Week in the US and had a chat with Managing Editor, Simon Frantz. They had a cuppa (in Dr Who mugs outside the tardis – why [...]

August 13, 2019 2019, Artists, Documentary, History, Interview, News, USA, Venue

Help us share our work at SXSW

The IVW team have put together a panel proposal for SXSW about the need to diversify the music industry. As a team of four, made up of three women, and founded by one of them, this is an issue that [...]

August 12, 2019 Uncategorized
Gabrielle Marlena at Pianos (New York, NY)

Independent Venue Week wraps second US edition, announces 2020 event dates

Independent Venue Week 2020 will take place in the US from July 6-12 The  2019 event included more than 200 shows at 80+ venues across more than 50 cities in 28 states Venues interested in taking part in the 2020 event [...]

July 19, 2019 2019, Announcement, News, USA

Interview – Radiohead’s Philip Selway on his IVW19 Tour & Documentary

Phil wants your gig tales and more for IVW film [...]

July 11, 2019 2019, Announcement, Documentary, Interview

First 60 Venues for IVW UK 20 Announced

If you’re having the Monday blues, fear not as we’re here to cheer you up. We’re incredibly excited to announce the first 60 venues that have signed up for Independent Venue Week for Jan/Feb 20. There will, of course, be [...]

July 10, 2019 2020, Announcement, New Venue, News, Venue

Independent Venue Week Sponsor Profile: Eventbrite

Independent Venue Week is proud to welcome Eventbrite back as its exclusive ticketing partner. One of the founding sponsors of the event, Eventbrite is an ideal ally in our shared mission of celebrating the independent venues that provide a stage [...]

July 8, 2019 Uncategorized