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Fair Play Venues

229 The Venue Bloomsbury LB Camden

229 is a multi-faceted entertainments venue with extensive technical capabilities.

60 Million Postcards Bournemouth

Mid sized venue with 300 cap live, we do mainly free shows one day a week, genre free, no cover bands.

93 Feet East Shoreditch LB Hackney

A diverse Live music program that leans towards indie, electronic and emerging artists (both signed and unsigned).

Aces and Eights Tufnell Park LB Camden

We're a small independent venue situated in North West London that focuses on indie, rock, country, blues, old-time.

Ale House Stroud

Large, popular and acclaimed real Ale driven pub in town centre.

Birthdays Stoke Newington LB Hackney

Birthdays is an independent bar and venue located on Dalston’s main strip.

Black Heart LB Camden

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Bloc Glasgow

We are a medium-sized city centre basement venue that hosts live music and club nights 7 nights per week. We cover many genres, but tend to focus on indie, rock and electronic. The entrance is always free and we pay and treat our musicians fairly.


Small city centre venue with bar downstairs and live music and club nights upstairs all week, regular clubs Wed, Fri, Sat.

Boileroom Guildford

One of the South East’s most established and respected independent live music venues.

Borderline Watford LB Watford

We are an iconic medium-sized music venue situated in Soho that hosts live music and club nights 7 nights per week. We cover many genres, but tend to focus on indie, rock, folk , Americana and Jazz.

Broadcast Glasgow

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Bull’s Head Barnes LB Richmond Upon Thames

Newly Refurbished, Historical Live Jazz Club & Music Pub in London

Café Oto Hackney LB Hackney

Cafe OTO provides a home for creative new music that exists outside of the mainstream with an evening programme of adventurous live music seven nights a week.

Cavern Exeter

Launched in 1991 as a platform for local and international bands, the Cavern has over the years programmed tens of thousands of bands.

CCA Glasgow

Centre for Contemporary Arts is Glasgow’s hub for the arts.

Chandos Arms Colindale LB Barnet

We are a large pub in Colindale with a function room and stage.

Clwb Ifor Bach Cardiff

Cardiff’s longest running independent live music venue offers something for everyone over 3 floors.

Decimal Place Lincoln

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Dingwalls LB Camden

We are a club style 500 cap venue putting on a fairly eclectic mix of music 7 nights a week.

Dog and Whistle Hertford

This is a bona-fide music venue where you'll hear anything from rockabilly to jazz, funk, soul and indie at any given time.

Dublin Castle Camden LB Camden

We are a medium-sized city centre basement venue that hosts live music 7 nights per week, with Djs after the bands at weekends.

Eldo Bar Clacton-on-sea

We are a small but friendly venue, who are rapidly making a name for ourselves locally, in regards to advocating live performances.

Esquires Bedford

Esquires is a multifunctional live music venue showcasing the best of local and touring musicians and acts

Fallow Café Manchester

Fallow is a small but perfectly formed bar, cafe and live music venue in the heart of Fallowfield.

Fibbers York

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Fiddler’s Bristol

A large size venue with a capacity of 450, covering all genres of music but especially known for World Salsa, African, Reggae, Folk, although anything goes.

Forum Tunbridge Wells

The Forum is a small independent venue with a capacity of 250, located in Tunbridge Wells.

Rural village pub. Covers or originals covering folk, blues, roots, Americana, Jazz, World music.

Fruit Hull

We are a 300 capacity venue that offers all sorts of art forms but mostly made up of live music of all genres.

The Gardyne theatre is 404 capacity seated venue with music at the heart of its programme.

Georgian Theatre Stockton on Tees

We are an off the beaten track Town venue, with 200 capacity.

Golden Fleece Gloucestershire

Small, modern pub in town serving craft beer to friendly music and arts orientated crowd.

Green Room Stockton on Tees

We are a small venue so we generally don’t put on live full bands as they are too loud, more stripped back acoustic shows.

Gwdihw Cardiff

A daytime cafe/bar with a beer garden, becomes a live music venue & club night venue with exciting, ambitious programming with Funk, Hip Hop, Afrobeat, Electronic, Indie, Jazz, House & more.

Half Moon Putney

We have provided live music to South West London since 1963.

Heaven Charing Cross LB Westminster

We’re a historic nightclub venue / live music venue – the largest in Central London – which next year (2019) celebrates its 40th birthday. The home of some legendary club events over the past four decades that saw the likes of Paul Oakenfold amongst others cut their teeth and some fine live music.

Hoxton Square Bar Hackney LB Hackney

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen is one of London’s most vital small music venues, with Florence & The Machine, Foals, Grimes, Foals, Mumford & Sons, Django Django, Vampire Weekend and Savages all having played the venue’s 300 capacity live room early in their careers.

Hug and Pint Glasgow

We provide a great, intimate space for all sorts of arts events, from rock gigs, to spoken word comedy shows, classical music and jazz nights, to electronic and hip hop shows.

Jamboree Limehouse LB Tower Hamlets

We are a small grassroots venue hidden in the East End of London, open 7 nights a week with live music.

"We are a legendary Oxford venue, and we always on the lookout for great acts and promoters.

Joiners Southampton

Southampton’s premier small touring venue - Living Live Music

Kansas Smitty's LB Hackney

We put music first. We have live music 5 nights a week from some of the country's best young musicians.

Karkatoa Aberdeen

Krakatoa is a grassroots live music venue in Aberdeen. The nature of our programming is whatever pays the bills!

King Tut’s is one of the most celebrated venues in the world, currently sitting as one of the top club venues in the world – not bad for a 300 capacity venue!

Komedia Bath

A grade 2 listed old cinema in the heart of Bath. 2 Stages. 100 and 783 caps.

Komedia Brighton

Komedia has now played a part in Brighton’s arts scene for over twenty years.

Ku Bar Stockton on Tees

Hosting gigs from touring bands as well as supporting local talent, KU is firmly on the map for musical mayhem.

La Belle Angele Edinburgh

We're not genre specific - just strive to put on quality music be it indie, rock, jazz, country, metal, the list is endless.

Leadmill Sheffield

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Lending Room Leeds

We are a medium-sized city centre venue that hosts live music and club nights 7 nights per week.

Maggie Mays Glasgow

We offer live music 7 nights – free entry.

Maggie Mays Glasgow

We offer live music 7 nights a week - free entry.

More Music Morecambe

More Music is a community music and education charity based in The Hothouse in Morecambe established in 1993.

Nambucca Holloway LB Islington

While we generally concentrate on alternative rock for our in-house events, our overall booking policy is not genre-specific.

New Cross Inn New Cross LB Lewisham

Here at the New Cross Inn we put on live music 6 nights a week.

Nice'n'Sleazy's Glasgow

180 capacity venue in the heart of Glasgow with a eclectic mix of gigs, clubs and dj nights.

Night & Day Manchester

Night & Day Cafe is where tomorrow starts come to play and the stage where the legends of the past have graced. The likes of Alex Turner, Guy Garvey and Johnny Marr have performed at our Northern Quarter venue.

Norwich Arts Centre is firmly established in the heart of Norwich’s cultural community as the leading contemporary arts venue.

Oslo Hackney LB Hackney

We are a medium-sized East London basement music venue that hosts live music and club nights 7 nights per week. We cover many genres, but tend to focus on indie, rock and electronic.

Pilot Inn Hardwicke

Modern pub on edge of town. Covers or originals covering folk, blues, roots, Americana, Jazz, World music.

Since opening in 1976, the PizzaExpress Jazz Club is considered one of Britain’s finest jazz clubs with an international reputation.

We're a small, up & coming music venue in the small town of Oakham, in the East Midlands.


Medium City Centre Venue with separate bar and live music space. Live gigs and club nights through the week, regular club nights on Tues, Wed, Thu, Sat.

Rich Mix Bethnell Green LB Tower Hamlets

We are a medium sized venue in the heart of East London, hosting multiple art forms across the building at any given time.

The basement is based in the Iconic Rock City that has played host to Rage Against the Machine, Catfish & the Bottlemen, Bring me the Horizon and Pierce the Veil.

The Rock City main hall is steeped in iconic music history all the way from the 80’s to the current day.

Ruby Lounge Manchester

A bespoke live music venue bang in the heart of Manchester.


SEALL works out of a couple of well equipped venues in south Skye, usually in Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the Gaelic College.

Sneaky Pete’s Edinburgh

We are a 100 capacity city centre venue with a strong reputation.

Soup Kitchen Manchester

Across two floors we host live music events, club nights, film nights, comedy events and art exhibitions.

We are a small venue that hosts live music at least 4 times a week.  We cover all genres from Jazz to heavy metal.

Stereo Glasgow

Stereo is a medium-sized city-centre gig and club space, and host events 7 nights per week.

Sugarmill Stoke

We are an independent music venue based in the City Centre of Stoke-on-Trent.

The 13th Note GLASGOW

We provide a platform for local musicians (established or new) to perform within the community. We aim towards diversity and inclusivity.

The 1865 Southampton

We are a medium sized music venue in Southampton City Centre.

The Barbican Islington LB Islington

A world-class arts and learning centre, the Barbican pushes the boundaries of all major art forms including dance, film, music, theatre and visual arts.

The Bedford Balham LB Wandsworth

We are a 200 capacity in SW London that has a passion for performance.

3 or 4 free entry gigs per week. Eclectic and enthusiastic audiences. Good vibes. Community-owned and -supported pub well-known for quality music.

The Black Box Belfast

The Black Box in the heart of the cathedral quarter has been one of Belfast’s most beloved venues since 2006.

The Brewhouse LB Hackney

A hidden gem situated 2 minutes walk from London Fields Overground Station.

The Bungalow Paisley

We are a small venue with a 290 max capacity, we welcome everyone! Our aim is to be as ethical and as fair as we possibly can towards bands and our customers.

The Cellar Oxford

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The Cluny Newcastle

Both venues are available to hire for live music events, parties, meetings and private functions.

The Cluny 2 Newcastle

Both venues are available to hire for live music events, parties, meetings and private functions. Cluny 2 is also suitable for theatre, comedy events, spoken word and lectures

The Crauford Arms Milton Keynes

We are a very hospitable and accommodating venue, with the ability to cater for much larger arena size bands to perform all the way down to solo acoustic acts. 

The Cookie Leicester

The Cookie is Leicester’s premier independent Music & Comedy venue. Hosting over 300 shows per year from the likes of Royal Blood to the next big thing locally.

The Exchange Bristol

Exchange is a versatile 250 capacity live music and club space, situated in the heart of Bristol’s city-centre.

The Finsbury Haringey LB Haringey

We host music 6 nights a week and comedy every Wednesday.

The Fleece Bristol

The venue is a large national touring venue and hosts live music 7 nights a week.

A small 150  but well equipped 150 capacity dedicated live music and club night  venue, just outside the city centre.

The Garage (main room) Islington LB Islington

We are a medium-sized North London music venue that hosts live music and club nights 7 nights per week. We cover many genres, but tend to focus on indie, rock and electronic’.

The Garage (Thousand Island) Islington LB Islington

We are a medium-sized North London music venue that hosts live music and club nights 7 nights per week. We cover many genres, but tend to focus on indie, rock and electronic.

The Glad Café Glasgow

 We’re a cafe/venue/cultural hub in the southside of glasgow. we’re a social enterprise/non-profit where any profits we make will go into the glad foundation, a charity providing local folks with affordable music tuition.

The Harley Sheffield

The Harley is a live music venue in the heart of Sheffield City Centre.

The Horn St Albans

We are a medium-sized city centre venue hosting live music nights 6 nights per week.

The Junction Cambridge

Cambridge Junction is an edgy urban venue serving communities from across the city and the region.

The Lemon Tree Aberdeen

We are a mid-sized venue of 550 capacity who cover all sorts of genres of music. We are open to all types of bands to play our space and have a licence to be open 7 days a week.

The Live Room Shipley

The Live Room @ Caroline Club, Saltaire presents the very best live folk, roots and acoustic music.

The Louisiana Bristol

The Louisiana takes pride in putting on the best musicians and giving both them and the audience the perfect communion.

The Met Bury

The Met is a centre of live music noted nationally for its specialist folk music programme incorporating two performance spaces, a restaurant and Edwin Street Recording Studio.

The Moon Cardiff

The Moon is a non-profit, independent music venue/club in Cardiff city centre, with live acts performing daily. We host all genres of music from Americana to jazz, punk and sludge to alt rock/indie, folk, electronic, reggae, hip-hop, ska and pop.

The Old Blue Last Shoreditch LB Hackney

Since 2004 we’ve been bringing you the best forward-thinking bands and DJs seven nights a week.

The Old Fire Station Bournemouth

We are a lively city centre venue hosting club night, touring bands and comedy open 5 nights a week catering for all genres.

The Pelton Arms Greenwich The Royal Borough of Greenwich

We are a small back street music venue with a great reputation that has hosted a lot of quality bands and artists covering all genres.

The Phoenix Artist Club is London's Theatreland Club, Bar & Restaurant, with an eclectic schedule of over 800 shows a year, from comedy, to cabaret.

The Roadhouse likes to support bands of all genres, from Rock to Folk and all the bits in-between.

The Sebright Arms Bethnal Green LB Tower Hamlets

One of London's finest small venues brought to you by the team behind the Old Blue Last & Birthdays. Great for bands and roast dinners on a Sunday.

The Shed Leicester

The nature of a venue is a live music venue first, but also a community space.

The Slaughtered Lamb Clerkenwell LB Islington

We are a small venue in central / north of London and we mainly do acoustic, folk, blues, twee pop, Americana and country vibed artists.

The Tolbooth Stirling

Located in the heart of the old town, the Tolbooth is Stirling's venue for live music and the arts.

We are a medium sized, town centre venue hosting live music including Touring and Tribute bands, Comedy, Theatre and Club Nights.

The Windmill Brixton LB Lambeth

The Windmill never works with those promoters who ask you to bring a minimum of 30 people and pay you a quid for each person.

Thekla Bristol

Medium city centre venue that was once a cargo ship. Originally opened in 1982 as an entertainment venue, it was also the canvas for an early Banksy.

Toulouse Lautrec Kennington

Venue consists of two music rooms. Small to medium sized. Piano bar for jazz soloists and duos to provide subtle music for all types of guests.

Tower of Song Birmingham

The Tower of Song features music to suit all tastes and each night of the week has a different theme.

Trades Club Hebden Bridge

The Trades Club is a 200 capacity music venue in the town of Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.

Troubadour Kensington and Chelsea The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Troubadour is an historic, intimate venue offering emerging musicians a chance to showcase their burgeoning talent since opening in 1954.

Unity Works Wakefield

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Village Underground LB Hackney

We are a medium-sized venue in Shoreditch, we pride ourselves on programming artists from around the world and across different genres.

Zigfrid Von Underbelly Shoreditch LB Hackney

Underbelly aims to offer original live acts to perform in the heart of Shoreditch / Hoxton in a 220 capacity sized venue 7 nights a week.