We speak to Sally Oakenfold, Creative Director for renowned Brighton gig venue The Hope & Ruin, to find out what she thinks the future holds for live music.
Our capital has one of the most vibrant, diverse and thriving live music scenes in the UK. It was no small task to decide on the best, but here are our picks.
From East of Eden and Massive Attack to Portishead and Idles, Bristol has given the world so many influential artists. It’s also given the UK some of the most iconic small music venues.
Manchester and Salford’s cultural identities are indebted to their musical history, but they continue to write it to this day.
Small music venues have been excluded from the reduced business rates offered to small businesses. We spoke to some key figures to get their thoughts.
In a landmark victory for musicians and gig-goers across the country, the Government has announced it will back vital plans to protect live music venues from closure. Housing minister Savid Javid has said that, in future, property developers will be responsible for identifying and solving potential sound problems when building near to music venues, to…
The UK is blessed with iconic venues where it’s possible to catch bands up close and personal. Here we look at six of the best. King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow King Tuts will forever exist in folklore as the venue where Creation boss Alan McGee first laid eyes on Oasis and (according to his…