Venues Day 2017 Announces New Partners Estrella Damm, Openstage and Jackpot Peanut Butter added to Venues Day supporters Music Venue Trust is delighted to announce Openstage, Jackpot Peanut Butter, Help Musicians UK, White Light and Jack Daniel’s as the associate partners for Venues Day 2017 which will take place on [...]
Will Gompertz talks to Mark Davyd about Arts Council England's recent decision to not fund Grassroots Music Venues. Also available on BBC iPlayer Will Gompertz (BBC5 Live): That of course is 'Shape Of You' by the multi-million selling and multi-billion streamed artist Ed Sheeran, who before he was one of [...]
Adrian Chiles talks to Beverley Whitrick (MVT) & Jeff Horton (100 Club) about Arts Council England's recent decision to not fund Grassroots Music Venues. Also available on BBC iPlayer Adrian Chiles (BBC5 Live): Amy Winehouse, Ed Sheeran, The Beatles.. in fact just about every rock, pop, grime act wherever, started [...]
Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason 'doubts the band would succeed today' Pink Floyd, who rose to fame after playing in London’s underground scene, “learned about playing in front of an audience” in Grassroots Music Venues, Nick Mason told an audience last night. Speaking at the launch of a campaign aimed at [...]
TICKETWEB RETURNS AS HEADLINE SPONSOR FOR VENUES DAY 2017 Music Venue Trust is proud to announce the continuation of its partnership with TicketWeb, a division of Live Nation Entertainment, returning as headline sponsor for Venues Day 2017. Following the success of last October’s event at Roundhouse, Ticketweb – Ticketmaster’s indie [...]
Read the 3 commitments required by the next government to protect, secure and improve the UK’s Grassroots Music Venues.
Music Venue Trust responds to HM Government Industrial Review Green Paper and Creative Sector Review with a Five-Year Strategic Plan to build a World-Class Grassroots Music Venue Circuit in the UK.
PEANUT BUTTER ANNOUNCED AS SURPRISE SUPPORT ACT FOR LIVE MUSIC VENUES It may sound like a backstage scene from This is Spinal Tap but the humble jar of peanut butter has emerged as an unlikely supporter of the live music scene. Throughout the history of music, the spread has played [...]
Big Breakthrough in the Fight to protect Grassroots Music Venues: House of Lords Recommends Agent of Change
Big breakthrough for Grassroots Music Venues as the House of Lords recommends the adoption of Agent of Change for planning and licensing
Grassroots Music Venues continue to come under threat from Development, Planning, Residents and Cultural attitudes, highlighted by 3 current case studies.