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.