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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

Get IVW to 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

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 [...]

July 22, 2019 2019, Artists, Documentary, History, Interview, News, USA, Venue
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

Go East – A Venue and Touring Development Project for East England

We’re calling for our East of England venues and promoters to fill out this Arts Council England funded Cambridge Junction survey which is aiming to make the area a more financially viable touring circuit. Have your say here. #GoEast. [...]

June 11, 2019 Uncategorized

Venue Sign-Up for IVW 2020 UK Is Now OPEN

We’re really excited to announce that venue and promoter sign up for Independent Venue Week 2020 is now OPEN. Dates for IVW 2020 are Monday 27th Jan – Sun 2nd Feb – just 8 months away. Our IVW family is [...]

May 23, 2019 Uncategorized

Arts Council England announces £1.5million budget to support grassroots live music

We are incredibly excited about this fantastic announcement by Arts Council England. We will release more details over the coming weeks and months about how we will be supporting this brilliant new fund for venues. Arts Council England announces £1.5million [...]

May 10, 2019 Uncategorized