Eurovision Countdown:

Open search Close search

Close menu

Culture

Liverpool music venue Jimmy’s offers free hire to help artists get back on stage

2 years ago

By The Guide Liverpool

Liverpool music venue Jimmy’s offers free hire to help artists get back on stage

Liverpool music venue Jimmy’s is offering artists, musicians and promoters free hire of space to help them get on stage again after 12 months without gigs during lockdown.

It’s keen to support the local live music scene get back on its feet after Covid restrictions left clubs closed and all planned dates cancelled.

To help give a kickstart to the return of gigs from this summer, Jimmy’s is giving over its basement space for a year, free of charge, so bands and singers don’t have to worry about performance costs.

The venue is also offering support from an in-house engineer and all the necessary equipment to put on live shows so more revenue will go directly to the artists.

Jimmy’s has been a big supporter of live music in the city since it opened back in the summer of 2019. Lots of up-and-coming local talent has played on its stage, as well as more well-known names including The Coral, Red Rum Club, The Blinders, Ten Tonnes & Johnny Lloyd.

The Government’s roadmap out of lockdown means if everything goes to plan, live music should be able to return from June 21, including indoor gigs as well as outdoor festivals.

Jimmy’s is intending to keep its offer of free hire running from that date until June 2022 to give artists and promoters a chance of gradually recouping some of the losses they’ve been hit with over the last year.

Events & marketing manager at Jimmy’s Group, Luke Coombe, says he hopes the scheme will offer much-needed help to everyone within the music industry, especially the emerging talent scene.

“At Jimmy’s we are all about supporting the music industry and are happy to be able to offer the Free Venue Hire initiative to all artists, musicians and promoters who wish to host an event and perform onstage again,” he says.

“It’s been far too long since we have all attended a gig and this initiative aims to help kickstart the emerging music scene by offering a stage to perform on while taking away the dreaded costs of putting on a show.  This way, the event organisers and bands can make as much revenue as possible to support their work.

“After such a devastating time for our industry due to the effects of COVID-19, it’s now time to get back to gigs in June 2021. See you down the front!”

Anyone who wants to take advantage of the offer should get in touch with Jimmy’s events manager Luke at [email protected] for all bookings and enquiries. For the latest news on announcements, follow Jimmy’s on Insta/Twitter/FB or sign up to its Members Club here.

Tags

You May Also Like Don't Miss

Hollyoaks welcomes new cast member – Warwick Davis’s daughter

Latest

Hollyoaks welcomes new cast member – Warwick Davis’s daughter

Headliners announced for Reading and Leeds Festivals 2023

Latest

Headliners announced for Reading and Leeds Festivals 2023

Sheridan Smith returning to London’s West End as classic Liverpool character Shirley Valentine

Latest

Sheridan Smith returning to London’s West End as classic Liverpool character Shirley Valentine

Gwen Stefani to headline at Bolesworth in 2023

Latest

Gwen Stefani to headline at Bolesworth in 2023

View More

The Guide Liverpool

About Us

We showcase the very best of Liverpool City Region through stunning video features and keep residents and visitors updated on what's on and what's good. About Us

The Guide Liverpool

Meet Our Team 👋

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse quis eros sit amet mi eleifend tincidunt. Donec porttitor risus eros, vitae dapibus augue pharetra a. Maecenas vulputate purus in eros faucibus rhoncus. Meet Our Team

The Guide Liverpool

Video Production & Advertising

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse quis eros sit amet mi eleifend tincidunt. Services