grassroots music venues
Five years since its launch, Music Venue Trust has built a roster of key supporters, including artists, broadcasters, politicians and music industry figures, and have now announced five new supporters.
A cross-party group of 59 MPs and peers that form the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Music have written to Chancellor Philip Hammond urging him to use his Spring Statement on Wednesday 13 March to ensure music venues benefit from the new business rates retail discount scheme.
The legendary punk group returned to the site of their first gig at the Star Inn in Guildford for the unveiling PRS Heritage Award plaque.
Help Musicians UK (HMUK) and Independent Venue Week (IVW) have teamed up for the third consecutive year in a row with a new campaign, Live Music, Help Musicians, which is designed to support the health and wellbeing of artists.
The inaugural Fightback Bristol comes to the city this February to celebrate grassroots music venues and encourage audiences to support them. Here the organisers choose some top picks from the bill...
Michael Dugher, chief executive of UK Music, and Mark Davyd, chief executive of the Music Venue Trust (MVT), have written to the chancellor of the exchequer urging him to change discriminatory business rates guidance.
The inaugural Fightback Bristol festival will celebrate the city’s grassroots music venues over two weeks in February.
The month-long festival, Fightback London, forms part of Sadiq Khan's new campaign to support the capital's grassroots music venues.