Tag: Ed Harcourt

Live: Music Venue Trust #FIGHTBACK Benefit Concert @ Roundhouse

In Eastney, on the fringes of Southsea in Hampshire lies an empty, unassuming looking pub now hiding behind sagging net curtains and white washed windows. Eighteen months ago, it was The Cellars, a truly special, vibrant live music venue that attracted some of the freshest upcoming talent around. It was a place where I had spent many happy evenings. The fate of The Cellars is being replicated across the country and you don’t need to have lost your local venue to feel the effects. Emerging artists need somewhere to play other than between ad breaks on Saturday evening TV....

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Rock Show: Music Venue Trust stages a Fightback!

The Music Venue Trust (MVT), a registered charity created in January 2014 to protect the UK live music network by securing the long-term future of grassroots music venues, has declared the full line up of artists to appear at the FIGHTBACK! fundraising gig being held at Camden’s iconic Roundhouse (a venue that has been saved from closure several times over the years) on Tuesday 18th October. Announced with exactly one months’ notice, MVT initially invited offers of support from artists who wished to participate at FIGHTBACK! and they received over eight-hundred replies. The final list of acts that will perform across three stages is headlined...

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