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NIVA Conference Unites Independent Live Entertainment Industry

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The National Independent Venue Association Conference 2023 (July 10-12) will bring together the independent live entertainment industry for panels, workshops, networking, and performances from across the country.
As the leading conference for independent music and comedy venues, festivals, and the promoter industry, NIVA ‘23 will support, educate, and connect industry leaders across the U.S. “Important topics discussed this year will include industry diversity, mental health, safety, insurance, economic impact of live entertainment, booking, artist development, ticketing, and the role of live entertainment in policymaking.”

Keynote panels will feature prominent industry leaders, members of the media, recording artists, and NIVA members. NIVA ‘23 will also give members the opportunity to engage with NIVA’s federal and national partners on Capitol Hill, in the Administration, and throughout the Capitol region.

Gabrielle Zwi Celebrates Pride Month in “Three Dollar Bill”

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Recent Articles DMV-native, artist, Gabrielle Zwi, and their band “Friends and Amigos”, explain what it’s like to be queer, confused, and in heartbreak in a second single, “Three Dollar Bill,” An ode to a messy lesbian breakup. Gabrielle Zwi “Three Dollar Bill” Cover art The single is calming and a reference to an old phrase […]

Cody Lawless Stays True with “It’s Always Warm In San Araya”

Album art for It's Always Warm In San Araya featuring a sewn patch with the song's title beneath a set of mountains in front of a sunset.

Recent Articles British Columbia-based indie-pop singer-songwriter, Cody Lawless (previously known as KNOWN) seeks better weather in new track, “It’s Always Warm In San Araya.” Cody Lawless “It’s Always Warm in San Araya” album art The falsetto vocals and light, plucky guitar lines give this song a bubbly sense of fun that is nicely balanced by […]