The Independent Venue Week 2019 ambassador will be chatting to fellow grime MC Big Zuu about his career at a free event in association with PRS for Music and Independent Venue Week, and fans have an opportunity to bag free tickets to his performance later that evening.
'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...
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 Music Managers Forum (MMF) and Featured Artists Coalition (FAC) have today (Thursday) revealed that Neneh Cherry will be honoured with award at the Facebook sponsored 2019 Artists & Manager Awards (A&Mas).