THE BOILEROOM GOES DIGITAL FOR INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK
The Boileroom goes digital with a programme of live streamed events for this year’s Independent Venue Week 25th January – 30th January 2021
Welcome to a week jam packed with in-depth conversations and live performances. This IVW will look and feel a little different from the last eight The Boileroom have taken part in. But have no fear, all the joy and fun is still up for the taking.
Kicking off on Monday night catch a live streamed performance from Never Not Nothing (formally Black Futures), a no-holds barred aural assault of Anarchic Electro Psych Punk Noise, for an exclusive one night only site-specific performance!
On Tuesday Guildford Jazz are back for another exclusive lockdown performance this IVW! Trish Clowes – BASCA award winning composer and saxophonist – takes centre stage with her band ‘My Iris’, drawing inspiration from the concept of an iris opening and the kaleidoscopic range of sounds which the band are exploring.
Wednesday evening features a livestream a good ol’ chinwag between award winning producer SPACE (IDLES, Jamie Lenman, The Prodigy, Do Nothing) and artist Jamie Lenman where they will be discussing the ins and outs of the three albums they worked on together.
Ever bought a ticket a show at The Boileroom? Ever had a burning question about growing your business from zero to hero? The Boileroom will be chatting to Rob Wilmshurst, CEO of See tickets on Thursday about how See started out as a record shop in Nottingham and went on to be one of the largest ticket agencies in the world.
On Friday powerhouse couple Mark Richardson and Erika, both trailblazers and industry experts, will be taking a deep dive into what it’s like to play the main stage at Glasto with Mark, setting up a charity, opening an outdoor cinema & hosting creative circles during lockdown.
On Saturday night watch a screening of the film The Venues That Changed Everything as well as a Q&A with filmmaker and long time friend of the venue Ben Pollard.
Dom Frazer, Director says “ We know this year has been super tough so we are asking people to donate what they can afford this week. If they can’t afford anything then it’s on us, we hope even though our doors are physically closed we can still provide our community with arts, culture and some amazing entertainment”.
Visit www.theboileroom.net for more information and tickets
Monday 25th – Never Not Nothing – 7pm
We welcome back NNN, (formally Black Futures) for an exclusive, one night only, site specific
livestreamed performance. Monday is the new Friday we’ve been told, so dim the lights and prepare to
jump around and party like it’s the end of the world.. No wait…
Guildford Jazz present Trish Clowes – BASCA award winning composer and saxophonist – takes centre
stage with her band ‘My Iris’.
Join host Dom Frazer for an in-depth chat about the making of the loose trilogy of LPs Devolver, Shuffle,
and latest release, King of Clubs; with prolific artist Jamie Lenman; and enigmatic producer SPACE.
Boileroom’s own Dom Frazer speaks to Rob Wilmshurst, CEO of See Tickets about his journey within the
Erika & Mark talk to us about their respective careers as professional artists and live industry moguls.
From keeping creative and fighting the corner for professional artists everywhere during the pandemic;
to mental wellbeing for creatives; and adapting in an ever-changing environment.
Independent Venue Week is all about celebrating Grassroots Music Venues up and down the country for
their tireless work supporting the creative community. This year, we take a historical look back at the
venues that played a role in building bridges between Black and White communities in the early 20th
Century; screening the documentary The Venues That Changed Everything. Film-maker Ben Pollard taps
into the wealth of knowledge legendary Ska singer Rhoda Dakar possesses on the subject to give
insight into The Windrush Generation, 1960s Brixton and beyond.