THANK YOU

The dust is still settling for us, but we wanted to take this opportunity to thank you all for getting out and supporting independent venues last week for #IVW22. You really made it happen. A huge thanks to our supporters Arts Council England, BBC Radio 6 Music, Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru | Arts Council of Wales,…

#IVW22 DAY 6

SATURDAY 5 FEBRUARY Last night tonight…We have loved every second, and we hope you have too. Yesterday, Audiobooks closed up Future Yard in Birkenhead in serious fashion, producing a set that lit up the crowd as a perfect way to end the venue’s first IVW. Nu Garçon brought an amazing show to Voodoo Daddy’s Showroom…

#IVW22 DAY 5

FRIDAY 4 FEBRUARY #IVW22 so far has already been more than we ever could have hoped for, and we are feeling pretty grateful that we still have a whole weekend to go… Jane Weaver produced an amazing set at Elsewhere in Margate, adding to the already stellar line up they have had on this week….

#IVW22 DAY 4

THURSDAY 3 FEBRUARY We are already missing day 4 of #IVW22, but it’s ok because we still have the whole weekend to go. Idles produced a set worthy of their historic sold out three-night residency at Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow last night. The energy and love in the room was something else, and it was…

#IVW22 DAY 3

WEDNESDAY 2 FEBRUARY Day 3 of #IVW22 was another crazy one all around the UK and as expected, we loved every second… Nova Twins rocked The Moon in Cardiff as they gather more praise in the independent music scene, picking up an impressive 5-star review in The Guardian for good measure. Meanwhile, the BBC 6…

#IVW22 DAY 2

TUESDAY 1 FEBRUARY Still reeling from another huge day for #IVW22. Gigs from #1 and #2 UK album artists to bands and venues involved in their first IVW gigs, it was another day that had everything… The day was full of excitement from the off as BBC 6 Music‘s Steve Lamacq ventured to Belgrave Music…

#IVW22 DAY 1

MONDAY 31 JANUARY What a first night to officially open #IVW22. So many venues were looking packed full of communities enjoying independent live music again, and that’s what we love to see. False Advertising opened up proceedings at The Parish, Huddersfield, bringing an infectious energy that will no doubt keep the crowd going all week….

#IVW22 HAS OFFICIALLY BEGUN

MONDAY 31 JANUARY – SUNDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2022 #IVW22 has official begun and we’ve already been treated to some massive gigs, including some early shows from a couple of our ambassadors… Wet Leg played a blinding night at the Joiners, Southampton last night. Showcasing a load of new tracks that whipped the eager crowd into…

#IVW22 FULL SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

MONDAY 31 JANUARY – SUNDAY 6 FEBRUARY 2022 OVER 210 INDEPENDENT UK VENUES SIGNED UP ACROSS 93 VILLAGES, TOWNS & CITIES OVER 485 EVENTS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH – ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND, CREATIVE SCOTLAND, ARTS COUNCIL WALES,SEE TICKETS, gigseekr, PPL We are so excited to announce the full schedule for our ninth consecutive edition of IVW…

#IVW22 Launch Event @ 229 London

Take a look back at the #IVW22 Launch at 229. London. The launch took place on Wednesday 27 October 2021 at 229 London hosted by Steve Lamacq and with a performance from moa moa. Lamacq chatted with Rich Legate from Attitude Is Everything about their recently launch #JustAsk campaign and Cath Hurley from Future Yard,…

#IVW21 Live Record

Our 2021 Live Record is almost here – you can preorder it from Sister Ray | Rough Trade | Banquet Records| Resident | Elsewhere & all good independent record shops. Heavy-Weight 180g Single Album in a double gatefold sleeve Release Date: Friday 3rd December 2021 Limited to 400 units on 180g vinyl and only available…