Venue Donations and Corona Virus Crowdfunders

Venue Donations and Corona Virus Crowdfunders

For our friends and partners who are at the heart of grassroots music venues and everyone that is part of their local venue community and touring world, we feel so much for you all right now. We are aware many of you are taking the very difficult decision to close your venues or postpone tours….

Independent Venue Week 20 – Done but not Dusted

Independent Venue Week 20 – Done but not Dusted

Photography by Jamie MacMillan ©   WHAT A WEEK – #IVW20 was our biggest ever thanks to everyone who took part. Whether you bought tickets to a gig, ran a night, played on stage, crewed for a band or venue, were one of our important partners, broadcast news and interviews of the hundreds of gigs…

Today is the day, #IVW20 kicks off in full force

Today is the day, #IVW20 kicks off in full force

Thank you all SO much for helping get Independent Venue Week off to the most incredible start this year. I know you are all in different parts of the country, some having travelled overnight on that AMAZING BBC 6 Music bus. This IVW is set to be the biggest year yet and we’re grateful to…

IVW Live Vinyl Record 2019

IVW Live Vinyl Record 2019

Second Live Release to celebrate Independent Venue Week 2020  Limited edition of 250 individually numbered copies on black vinyl Heavy-Weight 180g Single Album in a double gatefold sleeve Release Date – Friday 24th January 2020 Independent Venue Week release their second live album with recordings taken from shows across IVW19, the launch event, and at…

IVW is getting closer, and we’re getting excited

IVW is getting closer, and we’re getting excited

#IVW20 keeps getting closer and closer, it’s brilliant looking at what everyone’s got planned for the week. We’re very excited to see what Anna Calvi has planned as our ambassador too. Have a look at what everyone was excited about at our launch below.

200 venues for IVW20

200 venues for IVW20

‪#IVW20 is looking so good already. Do you know where you want to go? We now have 200 venues you can choose from. Check them out ‬here.

#IVW20 Ambassador Revealed

#IVW20 Ambassador Revealed

Independent Venue Week Announces Year 7 Plans and unveils Anna Calvi as Ambassador Monday 27th January – Sunday 2nd February 20   Independent Venue Week is very excited to announce Anna Calvi as Ambassador for their seventh year. The announcement came at a press and industry lunchtime event held at 229 The Venue in London…

IVW Launch Shows – 14th November

IVW Launch Shows – 14th November

Our official launch for #IVW20 will be taking place on the 14th of November. Around the UK we have a number of venues who want to celebrate with us and who will be announcing their line ups for January. They’re putting on their own shows with the bands they love, and will be joining in…