The initiative, launched by the National Lotteries and Music Venue Trust (MVT) last summer, has announced another event for January.
The National Lottery and the Music Venue Trust (MVT) have announced the return of the Revive Live Tour in 2022, with the likes of Bastille and Antar Hunters set to perform.
The Revive Live campaign was launched last summer to help UK grassroots venues survive the coronavirus. To mark the long-awaited return of live music, Wolf Alice, Sam Fender, Tom Jones and more honored fans for a series of special events.
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Now, it’s confirmed that the Revive Live Tour will return in January with one show each from Bastille, Enter Hunter, The Coral, Feeder, Becky Hill, Koje Radical and Maisie Peters.
Set to hit the road as part of the tour, meanwhile, are KEGG, The Witches, Cultdreams, Ferris & Sylvester, The Kut, Good Karma Club, BLOCS, Strange Bones, Calva Lewis and Libra.
Tickets will be available for sale this Friday (December 3) at 10am GMT – buy yours and check out the full schedule Here,
The Bastille are set to play The Picturedrome in Holmforth on 27 January, with Enter Hunters scheduled to perform at Club 85 in Hitchin the same night. The following evening (28 January) Maisie Peters and Becky Hill will take to the stage in Bournemouth and Birmingham respectively.
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Enter Hunters frontman Rau Reynolds said: “We’ve been playing grassroots up and down country since we were 15. They were our home and gave us the opportunity to grow into the band we are today. .
“One of those venues was Club 85. So it is great to be able to return and play there again after more than a decade and helps to highlight the fact that these venues are especially supported right now. because they have been sitting vacant for almost two years.”
He continued: “Without ground venues like Club 85 and all the other places where we played as kids (many of which have already, sadly, been handed over to the history books) this thing The chances are slim that four teens can change their own, or someone else’s, life. They are a breeding ground for new music as well as stronger communities. And so we are doing it.”
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Hill will return to Birmingham’s Sunflower Lounge, where she performed as a teenager. “Playing this venue has the potential to set me back towards the 17-year-old girl she has her whole life ahead of, and makes me very grateful for where I am now,” she explained.
“I have worked very hard and often forget to look back and see where I came from. Live music is so important to memories like this, it’s been devastating we’ve gone so long without it and I hope the National Lottery’s Revive Live Tour event gives the leg back to the industry that desperately needs it . ,
Mark Dewd, CEO of the Music Venue Trust, said: “The tremendous success of the National Lottery’s Revive Live Tour over the summer meant that it was difficult not to go ahead with a second set of shows in partnership with my friends at The National Lottery.
“By choosing January, the traditionally quiet time of year for live music, to begin the second leg of the tour, we hope to start the new year with a bang and create some positive momentum in 2022 for the grassroots music sector. We do.”
Like Revive Live Tour 2021, the National Lottery will once again underwrite the full tour and production costs of participating acts as part of their ongoing commitment to the grassroots music sector.
This support for the live music sector is part of an ongoing collaboration between VisitBritain and The National Lottery to support the UK visitor economy.
Last week it was announced that Music Venue Trust would be the official charity partner of BandLab Granthshala Awards 2022, which will continue. GranthshalaWe have a long standing relationship and work with the organization.
Created in 2014 to protect, protect and improve the UK’s important grassroots music venues, MVT represents over 900 venues in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The charity’s #SaveOurVenues campaign has been instrumental in helping the UK government take action to save gig spaces during the COVID crisis, as well as raising millions of pounds and preventing more than 400 venues from being lost forever – although work is still underway continues.