Support NIVA’s #SaveOurStages Campaign

Independent Venue Week proudly supports the nationwide initiative to #SaveOurStages. As COVID-19 reached the US, Independent Venue Week assembled its community of independent venues and promoters to communicate in the face of this unprecedented crisis. Independent Venue Week hosted weekly virtual Town Halls, which led to the creation of the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA)….

Independent Venue Fundraiser Megathread

In these past several weeks, the novel coronavirus has brought much of everyone’s daily lives to a screeching halt. For independent venues, whose businesses are kept afloat by social gatherings and live events, the lasting economic effects of this pandemic will prove to be a daunting and unprecedented challenge, unlike anything they’ve experienced beforehand. With cancellations…
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Independent Venues Unite to Deal with Crisis

With the Covid 19 Coronavirus leading to the widespread cancellation of public events, independent venues from around the world are now facing an unprecedented challenge, unlike anything they’ve experienced beforehand. On March 12th, 2020, Independent Venue Week hosted a digital conversation to an attendance of more than 75 live music professionals. In lieu of recent…

Helping in the wake of unexpected cancellations

With the cancellation of SXSW and many other major festivals and tours affected by the global health crisis, many venues face an uncertain future. Send us your open American dates and preferred method of contact through the end of this month and we’ll do our best to spread them through our network. Let us help…

Over 120 US Venues and Counting Announced for 2020

The third US edition of Independent Venue Week will take place July 6-12 with over 120 venues confirmed and counting Venues are still welcome to apply to participate in this year’s edition of Independent Venue Week Returning for its third iteration in the US, Independent Venue Week has announced the first round of confirmed venues for its…

US Venue Spotlight – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club

Having hosted a stellar show with The Get Up Kids for Independent Venue Week 2018, the downright legendary 9:30 Club returns. This DC venue has topped best nightclub lists in major music publications including Rolling Stone, Billboard, and Pollstar more times than any other club in the country. It is also said to be the…
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Full List of 2019 US Participating Venues and Shows

Independent Venue Week 2019 to include 200+ shows in 80+ venues across more than 50 cities in 28 US states Find an Independent Venue Week show near you HERE   Returning for its second US edition July 8-14, 2019, Independent Venue Week, with Eventbrite as its exclusive ticketing partner, announces the full list of participating venues. Participation in the…

Q&A – Meet Daniel Romandia, Marketing Director/Talent Buyer @ Harlow’s

Founded in 1982, Harlow’s is Sacramento’s favorite entertainment venue! Daniel Romandia has been seeing shows at Harlow’s long before he’s worked there and explains his favorite concert experience when he was freshly 21. Along with that unforgettable moment, another iconic scene spurred when Prince came to Harlow’s after performing in a much larger arena in the…

US Venue Spotlight – Los Angeles, CA – The Lodge Room

Packed with history, The Lodge Room in Los Angeles California dates back as far as 1922. The venue was originally the Highland Park Masonic Temple, and this stunning historical significance remains intact. Re-opened in 2017 as the music venue it’s known as today, The Lodge Room brings the best music to a unique space. The…