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October 16, 2020

Save Our Stages Fest | 3-day Virtual Music Festival

The National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) is partnering with YouTube for a 3-day virtual music festival to #SaveOurStages. #SOSFEST will live stream on NIVA’s official YouTube channel October 16-18 and will feature all new performances. This benefit event aims to generate significant awareness, advocacy and donations for the NIVA Emergency Relief Fund, directly supporting our most vulnerable venues experiencing catastrophic […]

The National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) is partnering with YouTube for a 3-day virtual music festival to #SaveOurStages. #SOSFEST will live stream on NIVA’s official YouTube channel October 16-18 and will feature all new performances. This benefit event aims to generate significant awareness, advocacy and donations for the NIVA Emergency Relief Fund, directly supporting our most vulnerable venues experiencing catastrophic revenue loss.

Artists to include:

ADAM MELCHOR · ALEC BENJAMIN · BEA MILLER · BLACK PUMAS · BRITTANY HOWARD · BROTHERS OSBORNE · CAUTIOUS CLAY · DAVE MATTHEWS · DILLON FRANCIS · DIZZY FAE · FINNEAS · FOO FIGHTERS · G-EAZY · GUS DAPPERTON · JASON MRAZ · JP SAXE · KELSEA BALLERINI · LEON BRIDGES · LITTLE BIG TOWN · THE LUMINEERS · MACKLEMORE · MAJOR LAZER · MARSHMELLO + DEMI LOVATO · MILEY CYRUS · MONICA · NATHANIEL RATELIFF · PHOEBE BRIDGERS · PORTUGAL. THE MAN · REBA MCENTIRE · THE REVIVALISTS · RISE AGAINST · THE ROOTS · SEBASTIÁN YATRA ·YG · +MORE

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NIVA‘s mission is to preserve and nurture the ecosystem of independent live music venues and promoters throughout the United States.

90% of independent music venues are on the verge of closing forever. NIVA has launched the NIVA Emergency Relief Fund to raise money, so these venues don’t go away forever. The fund will be administered by The Giving Back Fund; a separate non-profit that will oversee the application process for venues to receive grants from the NIVA Emergency Relief Fund.