The UK capital is Europe’s biggest city for live music according to new research, prompting mayor Sadiq Khan to praise its ‘world class arenas’ and ‘amazing grassroots venues’.
The charity has launched the major fundraising drive to help secure its future, culminating in a gig at Camden Electric Ballroom on 17 October.
Music Venue Trust has announced the launch of The Sandbox – a brand new interactive area at Venues Day which will connect the UK’s top agents and grassroots music venues.
Tunbridge Wells Forum is the first to be awarded under a new Charter that will allow hundreds of small venues to be certified for Deaf and disabled fans.
Music Venue Trust (MVT) is to launch its Manifesto for Music Venues at The Great Escape later this week.
Twenty-one of London’s grassroots music venues are at risk of closure due to business rate increases, new research shows.
Attitude is Everything’s new ‘Breaking the Sound Barriers’ programme will provide new opportunities for disabled people in the live music sector and improve access to grassroots venues.
Manchester’s Deaf Institute, the Garage in London and The Joiners in Southampton have been listed as some of the UK’s most popular grassroots venues.
Broadcaster Steve Lamacq has said the whole music industry should acknowledge the vital role of grassroots venues and give something back to help support them.