Music Venue Trust invites Welsh music venues to come together on 17 May 2016 at Cardiff's Clwb Ifor Bach to discuss the Welsh live music scene & circuit.
UK Music is the new headline partner for Venues Day 2016 at Roundhouse, London and upcoming meetings in Manchester, Leicester, Bristol & Cardiff.
VICTORY for MUSIC VENUES! Developers now required to seek prior approval on noise impacts before usage change
VICTORY for MUSIC VENUES: Developers are now required to seek prior approval on noise impacts before they can change usage from office to residential
We are delighted to announce three regional meetings for grassroots music venues to discuss local, regional and national issues impacting on the sector. We hope that if you represent a venue in England you will be able to join us at one of these events in Manchester, Leicester or Bristol.
Dear Friends, We have been asked by government to create the economic case for grassroots music venues, by getting some evidence on the economic activity that takes place because they exist. We are doing this in partnership with UK Music by asking people to take part in an incredibly short [...]
Venues Day 2016: 18 Oct, Roundhouse, London Music Venue Trust is delighted to announce that Venues Day 2016 will take place on Tuesday 18 October at Roundhouse, London from 10:30am - 6:00pm. A national networking event for Grassroots Music Venues and related professions. A full programme of panels, sessions, workshops, [...]
BBC News: Steve Lamacq: Are small venues under threat? All this week, Steve Lamacq is taking his BBC 6 Music show on the road to find out how the UK's grassroots music venues are surviving. Recent research suggests that 35% of London's small and medium venues had closed since 2007. The figure [...]
Sybil Bell, founder of Independent Venue Week, explains why visiting small live venues beats a night on the sofa, and why support for them matters
Sybil Bell, founder of Independent Venue Week, explains why visiting small live venues beats a night on the sofa, and why support for them matters by Sybil Bell, Record of the Day Dry January. Great for our livers. Dire for businesses with alcohol as an offering. Yet, here we are [...]
The man fighting to save UK music venues and the culture created within their walls Interview: Music Venue Trust by Adam White, Huck Magazine Grassroots music venues are closing at a rapid rate across the country, everywhere from central London to sleepy Norfolk. Huck speaks to Mark Davyd, chairman of [...]
Live Music Exchange Blog – Response to PRS for Music Popular Music Concerts Tariff review – Mark Davyd (Music Venue Trust) and John Markey (Young Aviators)
Response to PRS for Music Popular Music Concerts Tariff review Mark Davyd (Music Venue Trust) and John Markey (Young Aviators) In December 2015, collecting society PRS for Music published a summary of responses from its consultation on the terms of its Popular Music Concerts Tariff (‘LP’) that is applied to ticketed live [...]