About Live DMA

Live DMA is a European non-governmental network working to support and to promote the conditions of the live music sector. Live DMA is by nature an international collaboration network based on shared visions and values. Ever since its foundation, exchange of best practices and experiences have been the pivot of the network’s existence. Through time,... Read more

What Artists Say

Artists are the best witnesses when it comes to highlighting the important role of live music venues and clubs!

Together with our members, we collected their statements. Find out what they say:


European Elections 2019 – Time to advocate for what we love: our local music scenes all over Europe!

As MEP candidates are campaigning throughout Europe, Live DMA wants to take this time to call upon the candidates on their vision for European live music and raise awareness on the various issues faced by our sector among the policy makers that will shape the future of Europe.



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Case Study – Business Model evolution in a live music venue

Creative Lenses is a project coordinated by Trans Europe Halles, European network or cultural centres. Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European...

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Catalan Parliament expands ‘Cases de la música’ project

In April 2018, the Catalan Parliament decided to expand the “Cases de la música” programme. Besides programming live music, these labelled venues have also...

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LSE Podcast – April 2019

In this 6th Live Style Europe radio show: April’s LSE podcast focused on two campaigns run by Live DMA: The 2019 European Parliamentary elections’...

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The map of our network

The Live DMA networks spans over 14 countries with 18 members representing together over 3000 music venues, clubs, festivals and other live music organisations. Most of them are featured in this map.

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