Independent Venue Week urges industry to check reopening plans against 10-point checklist to ensure Deaf, disabled and neurodivergent audiences/fans/consumers are not left behind. Independent Venue Week is today calling on the UK’s insert relevant industry or ‘venues and events’ etc to check their reopening plans against a 10-point checklist published by the cross-sector Audience Access Alliance. The Audience Access Alliance, founded…
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Arts Council England announces second round of funding – a further £1.5million for grassroots music venues. Following the launch of the inaugural £1.5 million Supporting Grassroots Live Music fund in May 2019, Arts Council England (ACE) today announces a second round of investment in the grassroots music sector with a further £1.5million available to March…
The word’s biggest distributor of independent music explains why they are backing the UK’s independent venues
Help Musicians UK will be joining us across the UK with a selection of shows this year. We round up where they’ll be over the week.
This year, we’ve partnered with the brewers at Signature Brew, who make craft beer inspired by music. They decided they’d like to take us on an audio-visual-taste sensation of a journey through some of their craft beers, pairing them up with some of their favourite classic albums.
For all those bands out on the road, these are some of the best pieces of touring advice from the general manager of Cato Music, the touring musical production company behind Cato Academy, with 16 years of touring and production management experience.
PRS for Music has announced it will host two educational panels in Bristol and Leeds at this year’s Independent Venue Week (IVW), with Portishead’s Adrian Utley (pictured, above right) among the panellists.
Independent Venue Week is proud to celebrate a media partnership with BBC Music.
Fred Perry has always had a unique place at the heart of British subcultures and music, this heritage still informs the brand today. For the last year, their shows at the 100 Club have been about putting iconic bands in independent spaces.
This year, the Joe Strummer Foundation will be joining Independent Venue Week as a Charity Partner. We talked to Jamie from the charity, about the projects we’re working with them on, and what Joe’s legacy means for music. The Joe Strummer Foundation is a charity that is widely involved in lots of areas of music….
We introduce you to our partner, the Musicians’ Union, with an interview with their head of Live Performance, Kelly Wood.