Independent Venue Week Endorses Audience Access Alliance Accessible Re-Opening Checklist

Independent Venue Week urges industry to check reopening plans against 10-point checklist to ensure Deaf, disabled and neurodivergent audiences/fans/consumers are not left behind.  Independent Venue Week is today calling on the UK’s insert relevant industry or ‘venues and events’ etc to check their reopening plans against a 10-point checklist published by the cross-sector Audience Access Alliance. The Audience Access Alliance, founded […]

#IVW21 Tickets & Info

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Arts Council England announces second round of funding to support independent venues

Arts Council England announces second round of funding – a further £1.5million for grassroots music venues. Following the launch of the inaugural £1.5 million Supporting Grassroots Live Music fund in May 2019, Arts Council England (ACE) today announces a second round of investment in the grassroots music sector with a further £1.5million available to March […]

Meet The Partner – CD Baby

The word’s biggest distributor of independent music explains why they are backing the UK’s independent venues

Signature Brew take us on a multi-sensory beer tasting

This year, we’ve partnered with the brewers at Signature Brew, who make craft beer inspired by music. They decided they’d like to take us on an audio-visual-taste sensation of a journey through some of their craft beers, pairing them up with some of their favourite classic albums.

Sound Advice: 10 crucial pieces of advice for touring artists

For all those bands out on the road, these are some of the best pieces of touring advice from the general manager of Cato Music, the touring musical production company behind Cato Academy, with 16 years of touring and production management experience.

PRS FOR MUSIC ANNOUNCES INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK PANELS

PRS for Music has announced it will host two educational panels in Bristol and Leeds at this year’s Independent Venue Week (IVW), with Portishead’s Adrian Utley (pictured, above right) among the panellists. Photo by Garu Prior As part of the seven-day celebration of small music venues around the UK, the royalty collecting society will bring together industry experts […]