SHOWS


THE BETA RAYS / TICKLIN THE PICKLE / TBA

The Factory Live Ivy Arch Road, Worthing

INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK: THE BETA RAYS / TICKLIN THE PICKLE / TBA A BESPOKE LINE UP AS PART OF INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK Independent Venue Week is the UK’s annual 7-day […]

£5.00

Benefits

The Craufurd Arms 59 Stratford Road, Milton Keynes
£12.00

Hardwicke Circus + Deathretro

The Snug Coffee House 67a Market Steet, Atherton

Our 3rd show of the week sees Hardwicke Circus and Deathretro take to The Snug stage!

£8.00

The Heavy North + The Hazy Janes

Bootleg Social 30 Topping Street, Blackpool

As part of Independent Venue Week we're delighted to be hosting two of the best emerging blues bands around.

£5.00

Pale Blue Eyes

The Boileroom 13 Stoke Fields, Guildford

Sonic Yorks vs. the richest Devon cream-pop.

£9.00

Hivemind with special guests HCK9

Little Buildings 3-5 Stepney Bank, Ouseburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Sunderland based Grunge 4 peice return to Little Buildings for Independent Venues Week 2023 with very special guests HCK9 who make there first trip to Newcastle after tremendous 2022 which […]

£7.50

Whiskey Moon Face

The Wight Bear 65 Southbourne Grove, Southbourne

Whiskey Moon Face met in the streets of London and have enjoyed playing all sorts of music together including old time jazz and Dakota Jim's own original songs inspired from […]

£10.00

Echoviolet // Helle // Stageminus at The Undeground

The Underground, Bradford 9 Duke Street, Bradford

Hailing from the streets of West , Echoviolet are a four-piece alternative rock band. The band’s influences range from artists as diverse as Pink Floyd, Radiohead, Foo Fighters, Idles and […]

£3.00

Manchester Collective: Bag of Bones

Strange Brew 10-12 Fairfax Street, Bristol

Manchester Collective combine cutting edge contemporary music with classical masterpieces, staged work and electronics. For this show, 'Bag of Bones', Alice Zawadzki produces new works combining romantic song cycle, studio […]

£12 – £15

ANCHOR LANE

Nightrain Queensgate, Bradford

Prior to the release of their debut album ‘Casino’ in 2020, Glasgow based Anchor Lane had already built up an extremely healthy following thanks to their relentless gigging schedule. The […]

£10.00

Wesley Gonzalez

The Wedgewood Rooms 147b Albert Road, Southsea, Portsmouth

When it comes to songwriting, Wesley Gonzalez has always been a rule maker. There’s always been a plan for each album, right back to when he was a teenager, through […]

£11.00

The Brian Jonestown Massacre + Support

Epic Studios 112-114 Magdalen Street, Norwich

Named in tribute to the legendary Rolling Stones guitarist and his influence in introducing Eastern culture and music into the world of Western rock & roll, the Brian Jonestown Massacre […]

£22.50

Philip Selway

The Georgian Theatre Green Dragon Yard, Stockton on Tees

#IVW23 Ambassador Philip Selway embarks on his 2023 tour.

£25

Original Indie Rock Night

The Forum Music Studios Borough Road, Darlington

Featuring SonderMinds, a 'Lofi Daft Rock' outfit from The North East, they combine melodic vocals over psych infused indie grooves. More bands tba.

£6.00

Jay-Jay Johanson

The Half Moon Putney 93 Lower Richmond Road, Putney

Swedish singer/songwriter Jäje Johanson, who goes by the stage name Jay-Jay Johanson, infuses the measured, slow-burn aesthetics of downbeat and trip-hop with the metallic pulse of electro-pop, resulting in his […]

£15.00

Tom A. Smith & Overpass

Independent Sunderland 27-28 Holmeside, Sunderland

Tom A. Smith & Overpass co-headline show + support TBA. Despite still being a teenager, Sunderland-based newcomer Tom A. Smith has already achieved more than most artists do in a […]

£9.00

Skinny Living

The Fulford Arms 121 Fulford Road, York

Skinny Living’s story is one of struggle, troubling situations and relentless hard graft. It’s also one of synchronicity, chance meetings, and the unflinching belief that their glorious indie soul music […]

£16.00

Hamish Hawk

Brudenell Social Club 33 Queens Road, Leeds

Hamish Hawk is an Edinburgh-based songwriter. Hawk’s solo shows are a colorful and confident display of his wit, charm and sensitivity as a songwriter. A natural storyteller, Hawk leaves audiences […]

£14.00

OPEN MIC NIGHT

The Golden Lion FIELDEN SQUARE, TODMORDEN

As part of IVW Golden Lion, slomanmusic and Dark Matter Promotions are doing an open mic night with a difference. All material will be original. Solo, duos, 3 piece bands.

Free

Wesley Gonzalez

The Wedgewood Rooms 147b Albert Road, Southsea, Portsmouth

When it comes to songwriting, Wesley Gonzalez has always been a rule maker. There’s always been a plan for each album, right back to when he was a teenager, through […]

£11.00

Lizzie Esau + George O’Hanlon + Viddy

The Black Prince 15 Abington Square, Northampton

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2ND LIZZIE ESAU + GEORGE O’HANLON + VIDDY An Independent Venue Week show ‘The Future Icons’ co-headline tour Forming her passions at a young age, Lizzie Esau's desire […]

£10.00

Racheal Dadd

Drapers’ Hall Bayley Lane, Coventry

Rachael Dadd and her band arrive at Drapers' Hall as part of Independent Venue Week. “Rachael Dadd is one of the most talented, wise, prolific and important women of our […]

£14

Rob Newman Live On Stage

The Stables Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes

Fresh from his BBC Radio 4 series, the award-winning comedian is back with a new show - a stand up epic that goes from cave paintings to car free cities […]

£17.50

Go Go Midgets + Breadcrumbs

The Engine Room Old Maltings Building, Tanners Bank, North Shields

After a hiatus of over three years, Northumberland noise monsters Go Go Midgets return to playing live with material from their upcoming third album. Support comes from Breadcrumbs, pop psych […]

£8.50

Youth Sector

Norwich Arts Centre St Benedicts Street, Norwich

+ support Brighton art-rock five-piece lovingly combining beeps with boops since 2018.

£8.00

IVW 2023: Amber Arcades + Hater + Thala

The Tin at the Coal Vaults Canal Basin, Coventry

Bringing formidable Fire musicians to this year’s Independent Venue Week, Fire Records joins forces on this travelling independent label showcase of left field and shoegaze pop. This special co-headline tour […]

£12.00

Philip Selway

The Boileroom 13 Stoke Fields, Guildford

Philip Selway followed in the footsteps of Radiohead bandmates Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood by releasing a solo album, Familial, in 2010. Previously known for his drumming, drum programming, and […]

£25

Bryony Griffith and Alice Jones

Wadsworth Community Centre Billy Lane. Old Town., Hebden Bridge

Hailing from the close-knit communities of West , Bryony and Alice are established performers of traditional English folk music, united by a mutual fascination with folk song and tune collections […]

£6.50 – £18

Washing Machine Live Music

The Hunter Club 6 St Andrew Street South, Bury St Edmunds

A Night of live music in Bury St Edmunds presented by Washing Machine! Headlining are the amazing Rad Pitt For more details head to: https://www.hunterclub.org.uk/events/

£5.00

Arcade State

Tunnels, Aberdeen Carnegie's Brae, Aberdeen

with Gravelle & Mours

£7.00

Bwncath + Bwca

Tŷ Tawe 9 Stryd Christina, Swansea

Menter Iaith Abertawe yn cyflwyno... Bwncath + Bwca 3/2/23 Ty Tawe £8 ADV

£8.00

Independent Venue Week at the Blacksmiths Arms 2023

Ginger Beard ( & Humber) Main Street, Harworth

The Blacksmiths Arms and GingerBeard Promotions Present: Independent Venue Week at the Blacksmiths Arms 2023. Friday 3rd February and Saturday 4th February 2023. 6+ bands over 2 days. All acts […]

Donations on entry

TALK IN CODE / NOT RIGHT HERE / 2B HUMAN

The Factory Live Ivy Arch Road, Worthing

INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK: TALK IN CODE / NOT RIGHT HERE / 2B HUMAN A BESPOKE LINE UP AS PART OF INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK Independent Venue Week is the UK’s annual […]

£5.00

Trampolene

Clwb Ifor Bach 11 Womanby Street, Cardiff
£10.00

Yumi And The Weather

Ramsgate Music Hall 13 Turner Street, Ramsgate

Since first emerging in 2013 with her critically acclaimed ‘All We Can’ EP, Yumi And The Weather has spent the past few years perfecting her unique blend of electrifying technicolour […]

£10.00

Adwaith

The Live Rooms 1 Station Road, Chester

Adwaith are Gwenllian, Hollie and Heledd, a post- punk band from Carmarthen, South West Wales. Building on the success of ‘Pwysau’ their debut single they issued another six releases within […]

£8

The Bug Club

Y Selar Aberteifi 25/26 Quay Street, Cardigan

The Bug Club are self-described as “three groovy peas in a far out pod”, a three piece based in Caldicot, South Wales who play jangly, uplifting garage-rock. Following support from […]

£12.00

The Thaw, Bed, Tonto and Tamanfaya

Room 2 69 Nelson Mandela Place, Glasgow

23 Promotions & Room 2 Live Presents... Independent Venue Week 2023 with The Thaw, Bed, Tonto & Tamanfay in Room 2 Live, Glasgow. 'Independent Venue Week celebrates the spirit of […]

£10

Benefits

The Middlesbrough Empire 2 Corporation Road, Middlesbrough

DRC Live presents Benefits Benefits are an issues-based music collective from Teesside in the North East of England. They write songs about the urgencies that concern them, and they play […]

£8.00

Tokky Horror

Bootleg Social 30 Topping Street, Blackpool

Unhappy hardcore trio Tokky Horror play Blackpool as part of Independent Venue Week.

£7 – £9

Duke Special, Conchúr White, Clara Tracey

Oh Yeah Music Centre 15-21 Gordon Street, Belfast

21 years ago Duke Special released his first EP, Lucky Me. Now, following a further 15 records, he will play an intimate Belfast show in The Oh Yeah Music Centre on Friday 3rd February 2023. The […]

£20.00

Stars x Electric Enemy x The green brothers

The Six Six 170 East Road, Cambridge

The Six Six in association with Generation NeXt and IVW are proud to present Stars https://www.facebook.com/StarsOfficialMusic Anastasia (Stars) Walker is the lead singer of Bang Bang Romeo and powerhouse performer […]

£6.00

Docks Academy & Independent Venue Week Present: Life

Docks Academy First Floor of Docks Beers, King Edward Street, Grimsby

Docks Academy and Independent Venue Week presents Post-punk band Life, as part of their Northern Coastal Towns Tour on Friday 3rd February 2023! Hull’s post-punk absurdist polemics LIFE made quite […]

£12.50

Philip Selway (Radiohead)

The Boileroom 13 Stoke Fields, Guildford

Philip Selway followed in the footsteps of Radiohead bandmates Thom Yorke and Jonny Greenwood by releasing a solo album, Familial, in 2010. Previously known for his drumming, drum programming, and […]

£25.00

Badger

Little Buildings 3-5 Stepney Bank, Ouseburn, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Badger are no strangers to the Little Buildings having debut'd many a new track and this time is no different as they will be releasing new E.P. Democracy Manifest that […]

£5.00

Dubinksi + Uncanny Valley at The Engine Room, North Shields

The Engine Room Old Maltings Building, Tanners Bank, North Shields

Based in Edinburgh, Dubinski is an indie-rock band consisting of four brothers: Eugene, Fergus, Donal, and Eoin Gaine. Originally from , the band moved to the Highlands early in their […]

£8.00

Duke Special, Conchúr White, Clara Tracey

Oh Yeah Music Centre 15-21 Gordon Street, Belfast

21 years ago Duke Special released his first EP, Lucky Me. Now, following a further 15 records, he will play an intimate Belfast show in The Oh Yeah Music Centre on Friday 3rd February 2023. The […]

£20

YOUNG DECADES SUPPORTS TO BE CONFIRMED

The SoundHouse 28 Southampton Street, Leicester

Young Decades host an epic night of pure Leicester talent, with young and up and coming musicians for support

£7

DRELLA EP RELEASE SHOW W/ MASI MASI & WOLFORNA

The Underground, Bradford 9 Duke Street, Bradford

Drella EP Launch Party, with support from Masi Masi & Wolforna Drella is the project of school friends Jonny, Toby and Alfie, who combine intricate lyrics, gritty guitar riffs and […]

£5

CROOKED LITTLE SONS

Exeter Cavern 83-84 QUEEN ST, EXETER

Sharp-suited punk n' roll outfit Crooked Little Sons put the lead in yourpencil and leave a brash, cheeky mark on every venue they play. Born inExeter, the band have brought […]

£8

Pip Blom

The Face Bar Ambrose Place, Reading

- Pip Blom - 'optimistic and forward-looking indie-pop' - Louder than War 'Uplifting, powerful and sincere' The Line of Best Fit The Netherlands band 4-piece Pip Blom are returning to […]

£14

Rozi Plain

The Cornish Bank, Falmouth 34 Church St, Falmouth

Beloved songwriter Rozi Plain returns to Falmouth this February with her 'gently askew songs' in support of her new album 'PRIZE' She'll be performing at Cornish Bank, Falmouth on 3rd […]

£12.50

The Rills

The Fulford Arms 121 Fulford Road, York

Lincoln’s The Rills are announcing their new EP ‘Aftertaste’ which will land on February 24th 2023 via Nice Swan Records. The trio are also sharing their new indie-rock thriller ‘Landslide’ […]

£9.00

Steve Knightley from Show Of Hands Solo Concert.

The Old Bakery Blewetts Wharf, Malpas Rd, Truro

Steve Knightely plays a rare solo concert for us during Independent Venue Week 2023 as part of his 2023 Solo Tour, ‘Unlock Me & Other Lockdown Laments’ One half of […]

£20.00

FALSE HEADS & The Pearl Harts

Oporto 33 Call Lane, Leeds

Without a doubt one of the most followed up and coming UK bands from the last few years, FALSE HEADS have delivered a journey of social subject matters, cultural talking […]

£10.00

PIT PONY

The Cluny, Cluny 2 36 Lime Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

With a rawness that owes influence to the North East coast they call home, Pit Pony are a caustic, fuzz-rock five-piece from Tyneside. Since debut ‘Osaka’ hit the BBC 6 […]

£8.00

Francis of Delirium

The Sunflower Lounge 76 Smallbrook Queensway, Birmingham

FRANCIS OF DELIRIUM A fascinating mix of 90s grunge and Gen-Z DIY, Luxembourg-based duo Francis of Delirium signed to Dalliance Recordings following the success of debut single “Quit Fucking Around”. […]

£8.00

Ears Peeled Presents Shelf Lives + The Pill / Ugly Ozo

Strings Bar & Venue 9 Bowling Green Lane, Newport, Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight

Join us on Friday the 3rd of Feburary as we celebrate Independent Venue Week with Shelf Lives, The Pill, & Ugly Ozo! After a busy couple of years including playing […]

£10

Ears Peeled Presents Shelf Lives + The Pill / Ugly Ozo

Strings Bar & Venue 9 Bowling Green Lane, Newport, Isle Of Wight

Join us on Friday the 3rd of Feburary as we celebrate Independent Venue Week with Shelf Lives, The Pill, & Ugly Ozo! After a busy couple of years including playing […]

£10.00

13th Chime

Voodoo Daddy's Showroom 7A Timber Hill, Norwich

13th Chime formed in 1980 in the small London over-spill town of Haverhill in Suffolk. Born out of the British Punk scene: Vocalist Mick Hand, guitarist Gary O'Connor and drummer […]

£8.50

Anna Meredith

The Crescent 8, The Crescent, York

Please Please You presents Anna Meredith The Crescent, York Friday 3rd February, 7.30pm Tickets are £17.50 (+ b/f) in advance (more on the door) and available from See Tickets. Described […]

£17.50

Cut Capers

Exeter Phoenix Bradninch Place, Exeter

Cut Capers are embarking on their biggest tour to date – performing a range of festival favourite tunes as well as a selection of brand new songs from their 3rd […]

£12 – £14

IToldYouIWouldEatYou // All Better // Truck

Frog & Fiddle 313 - 315 High Street, Cheltenham

This February 3rd get yourselves down to the Frog and Fiddle, as we kick off our IVW weekend in style with the awesome 'IToldYouIWouldEatYou' & 'All Better'! Featuring support from […]

£8 – £10

Phantom Isle / Irrelevant Devices / Yoshe

The Lab 95-97 Charles Street, Northampton

Formed in Northampton and residing in East London, Phantom Isle fuse acid house, disco, post-punk and industrial into an original and raw indietronica sound, coupled with their dynamic stage show. […]

£6.00

YOUNG DECADES SUPPORTS TO BE CONFIRMED

The SoundHouse 28 Southampton Street, Leicester

Young Decades host an epic night of pure Leicester talent, with young and up and coming musicians for support

£7

DRELLA EP RELEASE SHOW W/ MASI MASI & WOLFORNA

The Underground, Bradford 9 Duke Street, Bradford

Drella EP Launch Party, with support from Masi Masi & Wolforna Drella is the project of school friends Jonny, Toby and Alfie, who combine intricate lyrics, gritty guitar riffs and […]

£5.00

CROOKED LITTLE SONS

Exeter Cavern 83-84 QUEEN ST, EXETER

Sharp-suited punk n' roll outfit Crooked Little Sons put the lead in yourpencil and leave a brash, cheeky mark on every venue they play. Born inExeter, the band have brought […]

£8.00

Delights + Pavilion + Lite Sleeper

The Black Prince 15 Abington Square, Northampton

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3RD DELIGHTS + PAVILION + LITE SLEEPER An Independent Venue Week show Back by popular demand, these kaleidoscopic guitar janglers Delights are heading for the stratosphere! Signed to […]

£8.00

Bryony Griffith and Alice Jones

Wadsworth Community Centre Billy Lane. Old Town., Hebden Bridge

Hailing from the close-knit communities of West , Bryony and Alice are established performers of traditional English folk music, united by a mutual fascination with folk song and tune collections […]

£6.50 – £18

Ill Considered

Drapers’ Hall Bayley Lane, Coventry

Combining riotous free improvisation and deep groove, UK-based outfit Ill Considered arrive at Drapers' Hall as part of Independent Venue Week.

£16.50

Martha

The New Adelphi Club 89 de Grey Street, Hull

Martha

TBA

Tyler Kent Trio

The Rigger The Rigger, Marsh Parade, Newcastle-Under-Lyme

Plus support tba

£6.00

Wilson and Wakeman

The Stables Stockwell Lane, Wavendon, Milton Keynes

Damian Wilson is considered one of rock’s most versatile songwriters and performers and is known for his exploration into different genres. Adam Wakeman is best known as the keyboard and […]

£17.50

Large Plants

The Golden Lion FIELDEN SQUARE, TODMORDEN

+ Jesus Knievel Large Plants is the post-apocalyptic downer-fuzz-rock side project of Jack Sharp, former singer guitarist from psych-folk luminaries Wolf People. Suddenly without a band and faced with the […]

£8.00

Start to End perform Give Up by The Postal Service

Mono 12 Kings Court, Glasgow

A live band’s interpretation of The Postal Service’s classic 2003 album ‘Give Up’, played in full by Start to End, featuring some of Scotland’s leading young musicians.

£12.50

ZELA + The Lulas + Cosial

The Georgian Theatre Green Dragon Yard, Stockton on Tees

A special Independent Venue Week show with three of the North East's Hottest bands. Brat-Pop duo ZELA, siblings from the North-East of England, have created a dark and imaginative brand […]

£7.00