Over the last decade, the barrage of stories about UK venue closures has made for depressing reading. We take a look beyond the headlines to tentatively ask: are we starting to see green shoots for the grassroots?
The UK’s leading celebration of independent music venues returns for its sixth year from 28 January to 3 February 2019, with Novelist as ambassador.
Rising jazz talent Hannah Kay on the making of her debut LP and how an early love of Sonny Rollins and Cannonball Adderley kickstarted her tenor sax journey...
It will host educational panels in Bristol and Leeds as part of this year's Independent Venue Week (IVW), with Portishead's Adrian Utley (pictured, right) among the panelists.
The charity has teamed up with Independent Venue Week (IVW) to host a show featuring Arrows of Love, Yowl, Lice and more...
Nadine Shah (pictured) and Adrian Utley from Portishead are the first ambassadors to be announced, while 160 venues have already signed up for the 2018 event.