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US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Phoenix, AZ – The Rebel Lounge

The Rebel Lounge in Phoenix, Arizona was first known as the Mason Jar and founded in 1979 where it established itself as a major player in the scene. It housed some of the best rock bands in the game including [...]

February 20, 2019 2019, New Venue, News, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Wichita, KS – Wave

One of the youngest venues to take part in Independent Venue Week this year, Wave was opened in August 2018. Located in Downtown Wichita this new venue brings vibrancy and diversity to Wichita’s live scene. [...]

February 18, 2019 2019, New Venue, USA, Venue
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

US Venues: Independent Venue Week calls for American venue submissions

American Independent venues are welcome to apply to participate in 2019’s US edition of Independent Venue Week here. “I’ve spent a lot of time in independent venues around the world, on stage and as the fan in the crowd. No [...]

December 10, 2018 Uncategorized

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 the people outside of the [...]

July 16, 2018 2019, USA

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Portland, OR – Doug Fir Lounge

Doug Fir opened in 2004 in Portland’s lower Burnside neighborhood and has had a big impact on the local music scene ever since. This state of the art venue, which was named one of the top clubs in the country [...]

July 6, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Austin, TX – Mohawk

Mohawk first opened its doors in 2006 and has since become a beloved venue and bar in the heart of downtown Austin. The venue is missioned with hosting audiences, musicians, and staff that represent all music tastes and all backgrounds, [...]

July 6, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Boston, MA – The Middle East

The Middle East in Cambridge opened in 1970. Back then, it existed as a Lebanese restaurant that occasionally hosted Lebanese bands. It wasn’t until 1987 that The Middle East saw its first rock concert. Ever since it was turned into [...]

July 5, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Cleveland, OH – Beachland Ballroom

The Beachland Ballroom and Tavern was opened in 2000 by owners Cindy Barber and Mark Leddy (at the time, the booker for iconic venue Pat’s in the Flats and member of Cleveland band Satan’s Satellites). The two converted the old [...]

July 5, 2018 2018, USA, Venue

US VENUE SPOTLIGHT – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo

Since The Echo opened in 2001 it has become the go-to destination for major local music events in Los Angeles’ Echo Park neighborhood. The venue hosts dance nights and shows with touring artists all while introducing some of the hottest [...]

July 3, 2018 2018, USA, Venue