Wrapping World’s Largest Celebration of Live Entertainment, Independent Venue Week announces 2022 dates

Independent Venue Week announces its 2022 dates after an outstanding week, hosting the world’s largest celebration of live music, comedy, and entertainment. Next year’s event is set to take place July 11 to 17, 2022, and Independent Venue Week is now accepting sign-ups from independent venues and promoters interested in being part of the celebration. “This past week, hundreds of…

Independent Venue Week Unveils Full 2021 US Program with over 450 Shows!

Independent Venue Week, running from July 12-18, 2021, has announced the full program and list of participating venues. With 367 venues from all 50 states, plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico, this year’s event will be the largest to date. “Independent Venue Week exists to highlight the importance of independent stages all over the country, from the busiest of cities to the smallest…

Independent Venue Week Launches Independent Venue Speak Podcast Series

The series’ inaugural episode sees Brooklyn-based artist and songwriter J. Hoard tell the story of the iconic Arlene’s Grocery and The Lesson Independent Venue Speak is produced by Marauder, the team behind Independent Venue Week, and in partnership with See Tickets (New York, NY) – The team behind Independent Venue Week is proud to announce and release the first episode of its new podcast series, Independent Venue Speak….

Independent Venue Week Announces First Round of Participating Venues, Will Bring Together Over 200 Venues in 41 States and Territories This Year

The weeklong celebration of the spirit of independence returns this July  Independent Venue Week proudly announces the National Independent Venue Association, the organization behind the #saveourstages movement and whose very formation was sparked by Independent Venue Week’s early organizing efforts, as a partner for #IVW21 Venues are still able to apply for participation in this year’s event…

One Year Later, Independent Venue Week Reflects on Nationwide ‘Town Hall’ Call That Rallied an Entire Community

The first-ever of its kind, the Independent Venue Week ‘Town Hall’ offered a forum for venues and promoters to come together in the face of 2020’s sweeping lockdowns. Exactly one year later, community members reflect on the significance of that first call and the silver linings found in the face of catastrophe. One year ago today (March…

Independent Venue Week announces US 2021 dates

With the help of 143 venues in 80 cities across 33 states and gracious donations from iconic musicians who came together to celebrate these stages that gave them their start, Independent Venue Week concludes as a resounding success. Venues can sign up for next year’s event, which will be July 12 – 18, 2021 Independent Venue Week has…

Independent Venue Week | Oct. 30 Schedule | #IVW20 Get Schooled

Today is the last day of this very different edition of Independent Venue Week. That also means that there are just 24 hours left on the #IVW20 Auction benefiting the NIVA Emergency Relief, which exists to help venues and promoters hardest hit by the pandemic. See anything you like among the many cool auction items? Now is the time…

Independent Venue Week | Oct. 29 Schedule | #IVW20 Get Schooled

Welcome to day 6 of #IVW20. Today, we welcome students of all ages to Get Schooled, a day for young professionals looking to get their start in the music/live events industry. Join us for Getting Your First Job, Putting on Your First Show, and Out of the Classroom.This evening, we also have 22 shows all over the country! See the full program at independentvenueweek.com. #IVW20…

Independent Venue Week | Oct. 28 Schedule | #IVW20

This week is flying by, but we’ve still got a lot of #IVW20 left for you, starting today with more #IVW20 Talks: Diversifying Your Audience and Beyond the Stage.Plus, 16 amazing shows from venues across the country.See the full program at independentvenueweek.com, and we’ll see you at the show (virtually)! #IVW20 Talks Diversifying Your Audience: How to book shows for audiences you…