Artists, their managers and grassroots venues need to communicate more to improve touring culture, a panel of artists and experts have said.
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.
UK Music has launched an online Venues Hub ahead of Venues Day 2016.
Music Venue Trust has announced that Venues Day 2016 will take place on Tuesday 18 October at London’s Roundhouse.
Venues Day 2015, an event aimed at those running small to medium sized independent music venues, will take place in October.
The Music Venue Trust will be celebrating the UK’s live music scene with Venues Day.