IVW 2019

Interview: Sybil Bell, Independent Venue Week

'Nobody would be playing festivals or arenas without the work that goes in to these new bands' - IVW founder, Sybil Bell, chats to us about the importance of grassroots venues ahead of this year's event...

Interview: Liam Naughton, Invisible Wind Factory

'Ask anyone with a great music programme in their venue and they will tell you it's definitely NOT a get rich quick scheme. We do it for the love of it' - Liam Naughton on how IWF is overcoming venue challenges...

Interview: Rachel Nelken, The Albany

'Collaborating with artists is the thing that drives us. What we’re really interested in is how we can make a difference' - The Albany's Rachel Nelken on how the south London venue is supporting talent...

Interview: Freya Waley Cohen

'The concert experience isn’t just about what you hear' - the composer and artistic director of roaming performance artwork, Permutations, lets us in on her love for unusual venue spaces...