Hastings, Grand Elektra

The venue has been engrained into the heart Hastings music fanatics for decades. Over its colourful past, the building has hosted an array of artists, from local talent to internationally recognised stars. Spanning multiple decades, the event space has traded under different names. It was only when the infamous cellar space in Havelock Road became…

Brighton, St Bartholomew’s Church

St Bartholomew’s Church is a stunning neo-gothic building located just off London Road. St Bart’s is most notable for its height, dominating the streets around it and being visible from many parts of the city, and often being referred to as the ‘tallest church in England’. St Bart’s has played host to many artists over…

Birkenhead, Future Yard

Birkenhead, Future Yard

Birkenhead is set to be the home of one of the most exciting new music venues in the UK, a building that re-imagines the role of a live music venue, providing live industry training and a regional hub for artist development. Aspiring to be the UK’s first carbon-neutral venue, Future Yard looks to help offset…

London, AMP Studios

London, AMP Studios

AMP Studios is a new venue in South East London, 10 minutes walk from New Cross Gate or Queen’s Road Peckham tube. We are 2 railway arches with a covered outdoor space at the front and back. The front area can be used for extra seating as it is covered with a beautiful plant covered…

London, The Clapham Grand

London, The Clapham Grand

The Grand was established in 1900 by some of the most popular performers of the time. Launched at the height of the Music Hall, since then a cinema, a bingo hall and a nightclub, The Grand has always remained true to its original aim: to entertain. The New Grand Theatre quickly established itself as one…

London, Lafayette

London, Lafayette

You might not have been to Lafayette yet, London’s box fresh new venue in King’s Cross. Not many have. It opened its doors at the beginning of March (after Brit Award winner Dave put it through its paces in a secret show the weekend before opening), but the pandemic soon spread apace forcing it to…

London, Boston Music Room

London, Boston Music Room

Tucked between a salt of the earth Irish pub and its big sister venue, The Dome, the Boston Music Room once stood as one of London’s best-kept secrets. Through the 80s and early 90s, the BMR was a hotspot for the world’s most exciting punk bands, with legendary acts such as Fugazi and Sham 69…

Glasgow, Room 2

Room 2 is a new independent multi functional event space, we have a state of the art Funktion One sound system which was tuned by one of the founders of Funktion One John Newsham. The venue has been acoustically treated to create the perfect sound experience, The venue was designed to change from a live…

Corsham, The Pound Arts Centre

The Pound is a welcoming and vibrant venue in the centre of Corsham with a 100-seat auditorium in which we programme a year round programme of some really great stuff right here including amazing music, theatre, spoken word, talks, films, exhibitions. comedy and workshops.

Sheffield, Corporation

Corporation is a live music venue in the heart of Sheffield City Centre. We have spent over 20 years bringing the most exciting live music to the city. From Heavy Metal and Classic Rock to Pop and Hiphop, we have hosted some of the best musicians in the world while providing great drinks offers and…

Birmingham, The Night Owl

Birmingham, The Night Owl

Based on Lower Trinity Street in Digbeth, The Night Owl is the perfect club for any fan of music from days gone by. Taking its name from the Northern Soul song of the same name by Bobby Paris, The Night Owl was the first ever purpose built Northern Soul and Motown club, opening its doors…

Rhayader, The Lost ARC

Rhayader, The Lost ARC

THE LOST ARC The Lost ARC, Bridge St, Rhayader, Powys, LD6 5AG | Venue Cap. 180 | Website We are a new venue, keen to bring quality live music off the beaten track, to the heart of mid Wales as well as nurturing and offering a platform to up and coming and established local artists….

London, Peckham Audio

Peckham Audio is a 220 capacity dedicated live music venue and club space in the heart of Peckham, due to open end of October 2019. A joint venture between two successful local businesses, Bermondsey Social Club and Four Quarters, and boasting a 3am license Friday & Saturdays, Audio aims to become the go-to place in…

Brighton, Concorde 2

Concorde2 is Brighton’s Multi-award Winning Live Music Venue & Nightclub. Nationally recognised as one of the UK’s leading live music venues & nightclubs. Concorde2 has played host to a continuously diverse cross section of events for many many years. Boasting state of the art L-Acoustics sound and lighting systems, the 600 capacity Concorde2 is a…

Hebden Bridge, Wadsworth Community Centre

Hebden Bridge, Wadsworth Community Centre

Photo by Nigel Plant. Wadsworth Community Centre is situated in a hilltop village 600 feet above Hebden Bridge, Calderdale. The Centre is owned by Wadsworth Parish Council who leases it to the Community Association to run as a community centre. Wadsworth Community Association is a charitable organisation established to support the residents of Wadsworth Parish…

London, The Dome

London, The Dome

Housed in a Victorian building complex originally intended for use as a community centre and swimming baths, and having survived everything from world wars and infernos to hardcore punk shows, The Dome has steadily earned a reputation as one of the most vibrant and diverse music venues in London. Whether it’s exciting new bands on…

Ware, Southern Maltings

The Southern Maltings is a beautiful historic building which volunteers are developing into an amazing not for profit arts and performance centre. With a friendly atmosphere, it’s quickly gaining a reputation for great events, with the best sound and lighting and the biggest stage and dance floor in town. All proceeds from our events go…

Cardiff, Acapela Studio

Cardiff, Acapela Studio

ACAPELA STUDIO Heol y Pentre, Pentyrch, CF15 9QD | Venue Cap. 180 | Website Acapela Studios is a unique music venue and recording studio based in Pentyrch, Cardiff and is set in a converted Welsh chapel. It’s real timber flooring and high ceiling gives our musicians and artists the space to perform naturally. Acapela offers a beautiful…

Atherton, The Snug-Atherton

Atherton, The Snug-Atherton

The Snug Live Unless you have been to Atherton, a small town about 11 miles from Manchester city centre, you may not have heard of The Snug, an independent coffee shop, tucked just off the main high street. After this weekend’s sold out ‘Snug Live’ music event, I reckon that may soon be about to…

Brighton, The Green Door Store

Brighton, The Green Door Store

The Green Door store is a 200 capacity independent live music venue and late night club that supports both local bands and national touring artists. “For such a vibrant city as Brighton, you would expect a live music scene that reflects the liberal population and visitors, and sure enough, there are plenty of independent venues…

London, OMEARA

London, OMEARA

OMEARA 6 O’Meara Street, London, SE1 1TE | Venue Cap. 270 | Website Built to celebrate the best in art and culture, OMEARA is a dynamic venue nestled in the arches of London Bridge. We’re a place for live music and emerging talent; creative events and club nights. With the site’s heritage seeping into a…

Margate, Elsewhere

Margate, Elsewhere

Newcomers to the independent venue scene Elsewhere opened it’s doors in September 2018. Founded by the people behind Margate based promoter Arts Cool and Canterbury based record store Monkey Boy Records, Elsewhere features a 160 capacity venue in the basement and a record store on the ground floor. Art’s Cool has been prolific in Thanet’s…

Birkenhead, Birkenhead Library

Birkenhead Library is the Wirral’s freshest and most inclusive live music venue. A public library by day, the handsome venue transforms on Sunday afternoons, in partnership with Get It Loud In Libraries, to showcase the most exciting new and emerging artists.

Bexhill, De La Warr Pavillion

Bexhill, De La Warr Pavillion

DE LA WARR PAVILLION Marina, Bexhill On Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1DP | Venue Cap. 1386 | Website We are a vibrant, versatile space in which we aim to cultivate talent, inspire creativity and provide opportunities for interactions between artists and audiences. We provide integrated cultural programmes that are accessible and relevant to the world…

Bury St Edmunds, The Hunter Club

Bury St Edmunds, The Hunter Club

The Hunter Club was established in 2010 to provide a platform for East Anglian artists performing their own material on a DIY basis. A former Royal British Legion building with two dedicated gig rooms, the venue hosts a range of regular events, including a monthly jazz club , fortnightly open mic sessions, and celebrated twice-monthly…

Bath, Komedia

Bath, Komedia

Komedia is Bath’s first community owned venue dedicated solely to live entertainment. Hosting over 400 events per year in a beautifully restored Grade II listed former Beau Nash cinema, Komedia Bath offers an unparalleled programme of comedy, music, cabaret, kids’ events, club nights and just about everything in between! The premier destination for touring entertainment…

Colchester, Three Wise Monkeys

Colchester, Three Wise Monkeys

Three Wise Monkeys, Colchester, is a multi-faceted venue, spread over 4 floors. From the basement Gin Bar, the ground floor pub, the first floor restaurant and the top floor venue, it prides itself on it’s tasty beverages (including 22 beers on tap), American style smoked meats and quality live music. The 200 cap top floor…

London, Troxy

London, Troxy

Troxy is a 1930s art deco Grade II listed venue in East London. Originally opened as a luxury cinema, the venue has since been a theatre, bingo hall and now one of London’s best music venues hosting gigs from the likes of Pattie Smith, New Order, Nick Cave, Flaming Lips, Morrissey & The Specials to…

Ipswich, The Smokehouse

Ipswich, The Smokehouse

Photo by Stuart Gilson The Smokehouse is a community focused live music and media venue situated in Ipswich. During the day the venue hosts grant-funded workshops for people from challenging backgrounds, and in the evening it becomes a live music venue with an open and eclectic program curated through hiring out to bands and promoters…

Leeds, Oporto

Leeds, Oporto

For 22 years Oporto has brought the best drinks, music and atmosphere to the centre of Leeds with resident DJs and weekly live music curated by Dead Young Records and their talented friends  The 120 capacity venue attached to the infamous Call Lane bar is located at the edge of the city centre, it’s a…

Exeter, Exeter Phoenix

Exeter, Exeter Phoenix

EXETER PHOENIX Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter | Venue Cap. 510 | Website Bang in the heart of the city, Exeter Phoenix is a vibrant, world class multi-artform venue, and home to three venue spaces, several art galleries, a cinema, film production resources, a radio station, print workshop and recording studios, all centred around a…

Northwich, The Salty Dog

A new small live music venue in the heart of Cheshire, pushing original bands from all genres, also specialising in Craft Beer and Real Ale. The Salty Dog is starting to establish itself as an intimate place to see great bands and artists up close, always aiming to punch above their weight.

Bury, The Met

Bury, The Met

The Met is an innovative and rapidly growing organisation situated in Bury, Greater Manchester. We are unique in the breadth of work we present and our ability to nurture artists and develop audiences. We present a mix of live music, theatre and comedy alongside running community workshops, a recording studio and a creative business hub.

Blackpool, The Bootleg Social

Blackpool, The Bootleg Social

Bootleg Social is Blackpool’s premier live music venue and alternative music bar located in centre of the town. Bootleg is becoming ever more known as the place to best place discover live original talent from right across the country. We are a 5* rated venue on Facebook, Trip Advisor and Google. And pride ourselves on…

London, Bush Hall

London, Bush Hall

Bush Hall is a unique Edwardian dance hall, originally built in 1904 and carefully restored in 2001 by Charlie and Emma Raworth who began booking in gigs and community events, steadily growing it’s reputation as an iconic independent grassroots music venue. Over the years we’ve hosted breakthrough performances by young British talent such as Amy…

London, Paper Dress  Vintage

London, Paper Dress Vintage

Vintage boutique by day, bar and music venue by night Paper Dress is a unique space in Hackney, East London. Paper Dress started life as solely a dress shop in Shoreditch in 2007 but, after a few emergency parties to help pay the rent – at one of which Adam Ant famously turned up and…

Stowmarket, John Peel Centre for Creative Arts

Stowmarket, John Peel Centre for Creative Arts

The John Peel Centre for Creative Arts aims to provide a lasting tribute to the life and career of the much-loved broadcaster and create a high quality, community-owned, Arts Centre in the heart of Suffolk. The team behind the project brought an unused and decaying historic building back into use and created an inspirational environment…

Deal, The Lighthouse

Deal, The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse is a new music and arts pub situated on the East coast of Kent seafront.We strive to bring you an eclectic mix of music and creative events, hosting amazing artists from around the country and beyond.The Lighthouse is proud to support and serve refreshments from local breweries. A fine selection of ales and…

York, The Fulford Arms

York, The Fulford Arms

York’s best small live venue, now in it’s 6th year and hosting over 250 shows each year with everything from national touring bands to upcoming local talent – recent artists include – ChameleonsVox, Discharge, SubHumans, Mark Morriss, Tony Wright, Dick Valentine and more For the best live music and real ales its time to Live…

Glasgow, The Hug & Pint

Glasgow, The Hug & Pint

THE HUG & PINT The Hug and Pint, 171 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G4 9AW | Venue Cap. 120  | Website The Hug and Pint is Glasgow’s newest music venue. Named after the Arab Strap’s classic album ‘Monday at the Hug & Pint’, the logo was designed by Aidan Moffat. The venue boasts a top quality…

Glasgow, The Glad Café

Glasgow, The Glad Café

THE GLAD CAFÉ The Glad Cafe C.I.C, 1006a Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow, G41 2HG | Venue Cap. 120 | Website The Glad Café operates as both a café and a venue in the Shawlands area of the southside of Glasgow. It aims to have something to offer people of any age or background in this diverse…

Morecambe, More Music

Morecambe, More Music

MORE MUSIC The Hothouse. 13 – 17 Devonshire Road. Morecambe. LA3 1QT | Venue Cap. 210 (Standing) 130 (Seated) | Website The Hothouse is the home of community music company More Music in the heart of the West End of Morecambe. We extensively refurbished it in 2011 to accommodate our offices, studios and a performance…

Chester, The Live Rooms

Chester, The Live Rooms

The Live Rooms is Chester’s largest and most diverse live music venue. Launched in 2013, we were and remain the only venue of its type in Chester. 2 rooms accommodating up to 500 capacity. We cater for Live Music from Blues, Rock, Metal, Indie, Funk, Folk and everything else. We also host an array of…

Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

Leeds, Brudenell Social Club

The Brudenell is a lively and fun loving venue that embraces music and art under a wide and diverse umbrella that has no boundaries. Our open music policy believes in freedom and creation and holds the belief that music and expression provide useful social interaction. The Brudenell has been in the past most famous for…

Birmingham, The Hare & Hounds

Birmingham, The Hare & Hounds

Hare & Hounds is a multi-award winning live music venue, club and pub situated in Kings Heath, Birmingham. Consistently welcoming world class musicians and DJs over two venues in a Victorian Grade II listed building, Hare & Hounds is a centrepiece of the city’s vibrant music and creative community. Although playing host to local Birmingham…

Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms

Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms

The Wedgewood Rooms is a venue, in Southsea (in Portsmouth), Hampshire, UK, which hosts music and comedy events. It has a capacity of 400 people, has been running for 22 years, and is located on Albert Road in Southsea. Recently it has hosted events from up-and-coming British pop and rock artists, such as You Me…

Milton Keynes, The Stables

Milton Keynes, The Stables

The Stables was founded in 1970 by jazz legends Sir John Dankworth & Dame Cleo Laine & comprises a 400 seat main space and 80 cap studio space. Wholly owned by a charitable trust it operates an all music policy programming over 350 gigs and 250 music education sessions  across most genres. The venue is…

London, Windmill Brixton

London, Windmill Brixton

New music venue with a focus on local bands. Independent Venue Week shows in the past have included Black Midi, Black Country New Road, Fat White Family, Goat Girl, HMLTD, Insecure Men, Shame, Sorry and Warmduscher Home of Roof Dog.

London, 100 Club

London, 100 Club

London’s iconic 100 Club has been trading under the same name since 1964 and has put on live music since 1942 as the Feldman Jazz Club amongst other names, earning it the title of the oldest independent venue world wide. Through out the decades the venue has championed all manors of ground breaking scenes including…

Belfast, Oh Yeah Music Centre

Belfast, Oh Yeah Music Centre

The Oh Yeah music centre is a former bonded whiskey warehouse in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter, Belfast’s cultural district. Since 2007, its hosted live events with the likes of Elbow, The Undertones, Gary Lightbody, Ash, Two Door Cinema Club, Lisa Hannigan, Georgie Fame, Wilko Johnson and Bastille. The Oh Yeah vision was born…

Guildford, The Boileroom

Guildford, The Boileroom

Founded in September 2006 by an independent collective dedicated to promoting the highest quality live music, creative arts and club events, the Boileroom has quickly garnered a reputation as one of the South East’s best live music venues. Now in its’ seventh year, Guildford’s most established and respected independent live music venue books an eclectic…