Music Venue

The Forum

The World's Largest Vinyl Record Spins Atop an L.A. Concert Venue

It’s 407 feet in diameter.

Lucerne Festival Ark Nova

Inside the World's First Inflatable Concert Hall

It inflates in 2 hours and seats 500 people. 

Brett Carlsen

Flint Local 432 and the Remarkable Power of a Great Music Venue

Flint, Michigan's premiere DIY mecca has closed and reopened more than once. There's a lesson in its history.

Baud Valérie

The War on Bagpipes: Wiping a Single Instrument Off the Urban Map

The bagpipe is possibly the only musical instrument to have been labeled a tool of warfare.

Ben Kelly Design

The Warehouse That Made It Cool to Be a Warehouse

How an old building's conversion into a nightclub changed Manchester.

How Birmingham Became an Indie Rock Destination

The story of the Bottletree and how a single great music venue can make a huge difference to a city.