Independent Venue Week
  • After successful US debut dates for year 2 announced

      “I’ve spent a lot of time in independent venues around the world, onstage and as the fan in the crowd. No matter if you’re a superstar or underground act, these places bring music to

  • #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

  • Support Our Music Venue Documentary

    Independent Venue Week and Blue Hippo Media are excited to announce plans for a new feature documentary celebrating the vital role of independent music venues in breaking, establishing and supporting live music. As well as

  • Independent Venue Week announces initial US venues, shows

    Debut American edition of highly successful UK event runs nationwide July 9-15, 2018 Read the story on Billboard.com We are excited to announce the first confirmed venues and shows across the US partaking in the

  • IVW Live 2018 Exclusive Vinyl Album for Record Store Day

         We’re ridiculously excited to announce the release of our first ever Independent Venue Week live album as part of Record Store Day, with recordings taken from shows across the week. Limited to 500

The Weekend Gig Guide

There’s one hell of a weekend ahead of us – and we’re rearing to get stuck in and explore. [...]

February 3, 2018 Uncategorized

Independent Venue Week to launch in the US

In Summer 2018, Independent Venue Week will launch in the US. The festival will take place from July 9 – 15th, and will be in venues running across the whole of the United States. It’s amazingly exciting news for us, [...]

February 2, 2018 Announcement, News

Thursday’s Gig Gallery

Thursday gave us some real treats for IVW18. Check out pictures from Sports Team, DEAD!, Slow Readers Club, and many more below. [...]

February 2, 2018 Uncategorized

The Friday Gig Guide

It’s been amazing, but it’s not over yet. Today’s gig guide is up, and it’s an absolute corker with a huge amount of variety of artists across the country. [...]

February 2, 2018 Partners

The Thursday Gig Guide

Thursday means we’re past the halfway mark, and a number of amazing shows are already behind us, but if you’re yet to make it to a show this week, there’s still time. [...]

February 1, 2018 Tickets

Wednesday’s Gig Gallery

See Spring King, Baby Strange and Sorry in Wednesday’s IVW18 gallery. We’re at the halfway point of IVW18, and venues up and down the country got pretty tasty – we saw sets from Baby Strange, Spring King, Jesuits, Sorry and [...]

February 1, 2018 Uncategorized

The Wednesday Gig Guide

It’s Wednesday. Meaning everything is fully in gear, and Independent Venue Week is firmly on the road. Here’s the list of gigs happening this evening. [...]

January 31, 2018 Uncategorized

Tuesday’s Gig Gallery

Our photographers caught a glimpse of what happened on the second day of IVW18 Another great day of live music on Tuesday 30th Jan, with stellar performances from artists such as Spring King, Avalanche Party and Chiedu. In this gallery, [...]

January 31, 2018 Uncategorized

The Tuesday Gig Guide

Welcome to the second day of Independent Venue Week. Every day we’ll be posting a comprehensive guide to what’s happening in the venues across the UK. [...]

January 30, 2018 News, Tickets

Monday’s Gig Gallery

Here’s a round-up of how this year’s independent venues kicked off IVW18 in style. Seems venues were in fine form to kick off IVW18 on Monday night, with great listings up and down the country. See our highlights from Jimmy’s [...]

January 30, 2018 News, Uncategorized