Music Venue Trust is a UK Registered Charity that exists to preserve, improve and protect UK Grassroots Music Venues for the benefit of venues, communities and upcoming artists.
Music Venues Alliance is a free-to-join informal association of venues, organisations and individuals who support the work of Music Venue Trust.
Venues Day 2016 News
Live Music Exchange Blog – Ten things learned from Venues Day 2016 by Emma Webster – interesting analysis of Venues Day 2016 from Live Music Exchange, well worth a read.
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Metro – We need to protect the UK’s music venues before it’s too late by MVT CEO Mark Davyd
M-Magazine: Steve Lamacq: ‘Music Industry should give back to Grassroots Venues’
M-Magazine: Artists and venues need to communicate more, Venues Day panel agrees
M-Magazine: Sir Paul McCartney throws weight behind Grassroots Venues
Billboard: Paul McCartney Backs Campaign to Save Grassroots Music Venues in U.K.
London Evening Standard: Everything, Everything and Ed Harcourt to play Roundhouse Fightback fundraiser
Guardian: Help us to save music venues like Fabric
Guardian: Five of the best… rock & pop gigs
BBC Newsbeat: Small music venues ‘are still not being valued in the way they should be’
BBC Newsbeat: Everything Everything will headline a gig to stop music venues closing
NME: Watch Stephen Fry attack “greedy developers” as he supports campaign to save small music venues
NME: Everything Everything to play “save live music venues” Fightback benefit
NME: Charity to save live music venues announces major concert
Virgin Radio: We’re talking all things VenuesDay with Mark Davyd from Music Venue Trust
Huffington Post: What Route Can Music Take Without It’s Roots? by Tim Arnold from Save Soho
London Evening Standard: Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan says: “I intend to protect venues like the Curzon Mayfair by introducing an ‘Agent of Change’ rule into the next London Plan.”
Guardian – Close clubs like Fabric and the whole city loses out
Sunday Mirror – Mourning glory: Last orders for hundreds of music pubs that helped launch careers of top bands
MBJ: Crowding Out Live Music – If you want a handy summary of the issues we are tackling, this is a good one. Well referenced and evidenced. Maybe try and get your local council to read it?
Wales Online – How to make music in Wales prosper, according to industry experts
IQ Mag – Small London Venues protected from developers – Wandsworth Council saves 120 bars & taverns using Article 4 Directions
Music Business Journal – Crowding Out Live Music
Consequence of Sound – Going to concerts regularly leads to a happier life
Music Heritage UK – The Court of Appeal have ruled in favour of East London music venue and pub, The George Tavern, by overturning a planning decision to allow new flats to be built in close proximity to the established venue.
London Live – Music venues generate nearly £1bn for London’s economy
— Music Venue Trust (@musicvenuetrust) October 4, 2017
— The Cellar (@CellarOxford) October 4, 2017
With thanks to our supporters, partners, and Music Venues family, we are delighted to announce Venues Day 2017 is SOLD OUT. See you 17/10/17 pic.twitter.com/aIdBQFwjhk
— Music Venue Trust (@musicvenuetrust) October 3, 2017
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— Tom Watson (@tom_watson) July 20, 2017
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