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TicketWeb signs up as second Venues Day sponsor

Ticketmaster UK's indie subsidiary will lend its support to the third MVT Venues Day, set for 18 October at the Roundhouse

By IQ on 27 Jul 2016

Roundhouse, Camden, Venues Day 2016, Paul Hudson

Venues Day venue the Roundhouse, pictured for the 2011 iTunes Festival


image © Paul Hudson

TicketWeb has been announced as the second headline sponsor for Venues Day 2016.

The company, a Ticketmaster UK-owned ticketing platform for independent live music, shares Venues Day organiser Music Venue Trust (MVT)’s “ambition to help protect, preserve and improve the UK’s grassroots music venues”, says MVT, and joins UK Music – announced as the first headline sponsor in April – as the second confirmed partner of the event.

Sam Isles, managing director of TicketWeb, says: “Independent live music is what we’re all about, and grassroots music venues are the backbone of the industry. With these venues emerging acts have a place to shine, and fans have a place to discover amazing new music.

“Independent live music is what we’re all about, and grassroots music venues are the backbone of the industry”

“This is why we passionately support Music Venue Trust and look forward to sponsoring Venues Day.”

Venues Day, aimed at those who own or operate small and medium independent music venues in the UK, this year takes place at a new venue, the Roundhouse in Camden, on 18 October.

TicketWeb earlier this week revealed plans to partner with independent British concert promoters to showcase local talent, starting with Brighton-based CloseUp Promotions.

 


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