Stanton Moore sits down with Brian “Tank” Greenberg, to discuss Tipitina’s impact in the new Independent Venue Speak Episode

A staple of New Orleans music and culture since 1977, Tipitina’s has long stood as a touchstone of the city’s vibrant, world-renowned music scene. The venue has played  host to generations of NOLA musical royalty including Ivan Neville, Dr. John, Professor Longhair, Big Freedia, and Trombone Shorty. When it faced imminent closure back in 2018 the space found new […]

Independent Venue Week Announces Big Freedia as 2022 Artist Ambassador

Independent Venue Week will return for its fifth year July 11 – 17, 2022. Today, the event announces Big Freedia as 2022 Artist Ambassador and shares the first round of venues set to participate in the week-long series of programming celebrating the spirit of independence, powered by a partnership with See Tickets. 2022 follows four […]


The dust is still settling for us, but we wanted to take this opportunity to thank you all for getting out and supporting independent venues last week for #IVW22. You really made it happen. A huge thanks to our supporters Arts Council England, BBC Radio 6 Music, Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru | Arts Council of Wales, Creative Scotland, See Tickets, gigseekr and PPL – Phonographic […]

#IVW22 DAY 6

SATURDAY 5 FEBRUARY Last night tonight…We have loved every second, and we hope you have too. Yesterday, Audiobooks closed up Future Yard in Birkenhead in serious fashion, producing a set that lit up the crowd as a perfect way to end the venue’s first IVW. Nu Garçon brought an amazing show to Voodoo Daddy’s Showroom in Norwich as part of the 0800 Moshi […]

#IVW22 DAY 5

FRIDAY 4 FEBRUARY #IVW22 so far has already been more than we ever could have hoped for, and we are feeling pretty grateful that we still have a whole weekend to go… Jane Weaver produced an amazing set at Elsewhere in Margate, adding to the already stellar line up they have had on this week. […]

#TheBigJeffChat with Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

Welcome to the seventeenth Big Jeff Chat, which we’ll be hosting here and on our YouTube channel every Thursday at 5pm GMT. This week Jeff chatted with TEED about the power of creating sounds and the incomparable experience of DJing for a live audience. Watch the full video on the link below or head to […]