UK Music celebrated a ‘landmark victory' yesterday as the Scottish government announced it will back vital plans to save music venues under threat from developers.
The UK’s first live music census reports the threats faced by small venues, as well as their cultural and economic value.
The Wombats and Bright Light Bright Light are getting involved in Music Venue Trust’s new Fightback campaign to help raise funds to save UK venues.
The likes of Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason, Sandie Shaw, Nadine Shah, Imogen Heap and Billy Bragg will launch a parliamentary battle this morning to save music venues from closure.
Former culture minister Ed Vaizey MP and David Warburton MP have backed UK Music's campaign to protect music venues threatened with closure.
Conor McGinn MP has secured a debate for today (3 November) where he will highlight the contributions – as well as challenges – of the music industry.
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.