You’ve come a long long way, baby.

We are ridiculously excited to announce, in partnership with The Adelphi Club in Hull, Fatboy Slim on Friday 18th October 2019. This is one of the most eagerly anticipated intimate gigs the city has ever seen and see’s the legendary superstar DJ making a welcome return to Hull to take part in the venue’s 35th […]


As one of the oldest independent venues in Northern California, Harlow’s embraces all kinds of music in a time where it seems like many venues steer clear of certain genres. Julia Heath from Harlow’s explains her favorite part of working at her venue by saying, “In any given week, we might have artists that are […]

Q&A – Meet Glenn Boothe, Talent Buyer/Marketing Director @ Motorco

Located in North Carolina, Motorco distinguishes itself by having a separate restaurant and bar that caters to its own crowd on any given night. Glenn Boothe is the Talent Buyer and Marketing Director at the venue. His favorite part of working at an independent venue is putting together live events that create unique social experiences […]

US Venue Spotlight – Richmond, VA – The Broadberry

Housed in the musically historic location of 2729 W Broad Street, The Broadberry is Virginia’s hot spot for entertainment. The location is steeped in musical history; in the 1980s this venue was known as The Cellar Door and More and staged acts such as The Ramones and John Benator. The Broadberry is home to the […]

IVW 19 – A Celebration Of Creativity and Generosity

What a week it’s been. The 6th Independent Venue Week has been an incredible show of creativity and generosity all across the country. From the venues and promoters that put shows on, the artists that play and the people that go to gigs, the whole country has come together to celebrate these amazing places. The […]

Independent Venue Week 2019 Gig Guide – Sunday (3 February)

It’s the final day (Sunday, 3 February) of Independent Venue Week 2019 and we are going out with a bang not a whimper. There are plenty of shows to head out, as Tim Burgess brings his IVW tour to a close at The Crescent in York, Pip Blom play Birkenhead Library and Richard Hawley plays a second […]

Independent Venue Week 2019 Gig Guide – Saturday (2 February)

Every night of Independent Venue Week 2019 is a big night out, but some nights – Saturdays  in fact – are bigger than others as our penultimate day (2 February) this year is also our busiest. Leftfield and A Guy Called Gerald are bringing the electronic vibes to Dreamland’s Hall By The Sea in Margate, […]

Independent Venue Week 2019 Gig Guide – Friday (1 February)

Pinch, punch it’s the first of the month (1 February)… and Friday of Independent Venue Week 2019. It’s a busy day for shows, gigs, comedy nights and more, so what better way to recover from a bruising first morning of the month then heading out tonight. The Brickyard in Carlisle has  Hacktivist live, the legendary […]

Independent Venue Week 2019 Gig Guide – Thursday (31 Jan)

Independent Venue Week 2019 continues tonight (Thursday, 31 January) with a real mix of gigs, comedy and more. The Mash Report’s Nish Kumar is treading the boards at Bexhill’s De La Warr Pavillion, while Alt-J’s Gus Unger-Hamilton is getting behind the decks at Leeds’ The Lending Room. Leeds Brudenell Social Club are hosting Talk Show […]