Independent Venue Week

150 venues have joined our family #IVW20

Queen Elizabeth I is said to have had 150 wigs.   We’re very happy to have 150 venues along with us for #IVW20 (so far). There will be many more to come, but we’re proud to say we have had [...]

September 9, 2019 Uncategorized

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 [...]

September 5, 2019 2019, Announcement, History, News, Venue

Arts Council England Support IVW20

Photo: Pip Blom at The Horn #IVW19 by Ellen Offredy Photography We’re over the moon to have learnt that Arts Council England is, for a 6th year running, supporting Independent Venue Week. This enables us to work alongside all of our partners to deliver live shows [...]

September 4, 2019 News, Partners

Independents Day in Partnership with HARMAN – Massive Thanks

How brilliant was that. We want to thank everyone who came along to the first ever #IndependentsDay19 in partnership with HARMAN and made it so special. Big thanks to HARMAN for showing off their kit and taking the time to talk [...]

August 21, 2019 Uncategorized

Independents Day in Partnership with HARMAN

We are excited to announce the launch of Independents Day in partnership with HARMAN, a one-day gathering on 20th August at 229 The Venue, in London. It’s a day where Independent Venue Week (IVW) stakeholders can meet for the first time [...]

August 15, 2019 Uncategorized

How To Release, Monetise & Promote Your Music

An initiative between IVW and CD Baby, these are panels all about learning how to get your music heard by more people via streaming, digital and physical release, distribution, sales, sync licensing, radio and press. The sessions will also welcome [...]

August 14, 2019 Uncategorized

IVW Founder chats to Simon Frantz at BBC.com

IVW Founder Sybil Bell dropped by the BBC.com offices in NYC during Independent Venue Week in the US and had a chat with Managing Editor, Simon Frantz. They had a cuppa (in Dr Who mugs outside the tardis – why [...]

August 13, 2019 2019, Artists, Documentary, History, Interview, News, USA, Venue

Help us share our work at SXSW

The IVW team have put together a panel proposal for SXSW about the need to diversify the music industry. As a team of four, made up of three women, and founded by one of them, this is an issue that [...]

August 12, 2019 Uncategorized
Gabrielle Marlena at Pianos (New York, NY)

Independent Venue Week wraps second US edition, announces 2020 event dates

Independent Venue Week 2020 will take place in the US from July 6-12 The  2019 event included more than 200 shows at 80+ venues across more than 50 cities in 28 states Venues interested in taking part in the 2020 event [...]

July 19, 2019 2019, Announcement, News, USA

Interview – Radiohead’s Philip Selway on his IVW19 Tour & Documentary

Phil wants your gig tales and more for IVW film [...]

July 11, 2019 2019, Announcement, Documentary, Interview