About Music Venue Trust

Music Venue Trust is a charity created in January 2014 that exists to protect, secure & develop UK Grassroots Live Music Venues.

BBC News: Steve Lamacq: Are small venues under threat?

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 [...]

2016-09-26T14:38:29+00:00 January 29th, 2016|

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 [...]

2016-09-26T14:40:02+00:00 January 29th, 2016|

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 [...]

2016-12-13T02:47:42+00:00 January 29th, 2016|

Power Lunches Arts Café in Dalston is closing

Power Lunches Arts Café in Dalston is closing Power Lunches Arts Café in Dalston is the latest venue to announce it is closing. We think it's incredibly important that every reads the Power Lunches' statement: "Hi everyone and thanks for your kind messages. Yes I'm [...]

2016-12-13T02:47:42+00:00 December 11th, 2015|

Parliamentary Grand Committee – Official Histories – Thursday, 10 December 2015 – Music Venues

Parliamentary Grand Committee - Official Histories - Thursday, 10 December 2015 - Music Venues Question for Short Debate: Music Venues - asked by Lord Clement-Jones To ask Her Majesty’s Government what plans they have to support small grass-roots music venues. From www.parliament.uk website. 3pm Asked by Lord Clement-Jones To ask Her [...]

2016-12-13T02:47:42+00:00 December 11th, 2015|
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