Independent Venue Week

It’s Independent Venue Week! So, what is this? We found the answer via http://www.independentvenueweek.com

Monday 26th January – Sunday 1st February 2015

Independent Venue Week is a 7 day celebration of small music venues around the UK and a nod to the people that run them, week in, week out.

These venues give artists their first experience of playing live in front of an audience and for fans, somewhere to get up close to artists that one day, may well be playing stadiums and festival main stages.

Supported using public funding by Arts Council England, Independent Venue Week brings together these venues along with breaking and established artists, promoters, labels, media, bloggers and tastemakers to create a nationwide series of gigs at the end of January.

These venues are the backbone of the live music scene in this country and Independent Venue Week wants to recognise all that they have done to create some of the most memorable nights of the past so they can continue to do the same in the future.

We have Houdini Dax booked on to perform at the Huw Stephens Presents show at Gwdihw in Cardiff tonight. Door are at 8pm, come along and support your independent music scene!

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