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The Fiddlers Elbow #SaveOurVenues

What a year it's been already. We began hosting our live events at The Fiddlers Elbow in London - kicking the year off with an awesome sold out headline show for Pop Punk four piece, DoubleA...

Another show later and COVID-19 happened. This pandemic has, of course, caused the vast majority of industries many problems - with the music industry no exception...

With it seeming incredibly unlikely music venues will reopen too soon and many independent venues who rely on packed out rooms to survive, the UK live music scene stands at huge risk.

CEO of the Music Venue Trust, Mark Davyd, told NME in an interview that"around 80% of the circuit is currently predicted to close if we don’t act now".

Quick to take action, Mark and his team (who represent 670 independent UK music venues across the UK) set up the Save Our Venues campaign - providing venues across the UK with the means to receive donations and support, alongside a combined national fundraiser. Here's how they explained it...

"The situation is dire, government support has been exhausted, and it now falls to artists, music fans, local communities and the wider industry to take action.

Put bluntly, without these venues the opportunit