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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
Independent Venue Week 2018 Pianos

Independent Venue Week Announces First Round of 2019 US Shows, More Participating Venues

Featuring lineups with Soccer Mommy, The Beths, Cate Le Bon, Bill Callahan, The Get Up Kids, and many more Venues are still welcome to apply to participate in this year’s edition of Independent Venue Week Returning for its second US edition July [...]

April 8, 2019 2019, Announcement, New Venue, News, Partner, USA
Independent Venue Week 2018 Pianos

US 2019 Artist Ambassador and First Venues Revealed

Returning for its second US edition July 8-14, 2019, Independent Venue Week, with Eventbrite as its exclusive ticketing partner, has announced that Fantastic Negrito will be joining as its official artist ambassador. Grammy Award winner Xavier Dphrepaulezz (Fantastic Negrito) emerged from Oakland's local music scene to a tremendously successful [...]

February 5, 2019 2019, Ambassador, Announcement, Launch, New Venue, Partner, Partners, USA

IVW 19 – A Celebration Of Creativity and Generosity

What a week it’s been. The 6th Independent Venue Week has been an incredible show of creativity and generosity all across the country. From the venues and promoters that put shows on, the artists that play and the people that [...]

February 4, 2019 2019, Ambassador, Artists, Documentary, News, Partners, Review, Sponsors

Meet The Partner – CD Baby

The word's biggest distributor of independent music explains why they are backing the UK's independent venues [...]

January 28, 2019 2019, Partner

Interview – Radiohead’s Philip Selway on his IVW19 ‘tour’ and documentary

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

January 22, 2019 2019, Announcement, Interview

Meet The Partner – Yorkshire Tea

Not just providing the perfect brew for the 'Common People', but Arctic Monkeys and now us! [...]

January 21, 2019 2019, Partners

The Long & Winding Road – Documentary Tour

Want a chance to be in the crowd for our documentary? The filming tour dates are below and they’re covering some amazing #IVW19 shows. There’s also still a chance to get your name in the documentary credits or buy other [...]

January 16, 2019 Uncategorized