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

The Survey: New Facts & Figures of Live Music Venues in Europe

An extensive report about the activities and business models of almost 2,600 live music venues, mostly smaller and non-profit, from 14 different European regions was released. For the first time, insights on venues in Finland, Sweden and the UK are included.

Read The Survey publication 2020 (data 2017).

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:



Latest news

Music sector joins together to call for EU and national investment to address current crisis and promote diversity

37 music organisations join forces to call for EU and national investment to address the current Covid-19 Crisis and promote diversity.

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Press Corner: COVID-19 and the Music Sector

Last updated 27/03/2020 – 11:54 Find below a list of articles written on how the COVID-19 crisis impacts the music sector. All the arguments...

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Joint letter – Effect of COVID-19 on Creative Europe and the European CCS

Live DMA supports Culture Action Europe's letter pointing out the effects of the Covid-19 Sanitary crisis on networks & cooperation projects supported by...

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Every season, one newsletter including reports about our activities and projects, feedback on the latest events of the European live music sector, and inspiring and innovative initiatives from the Live DMA network that gives a thorough overview of our work.

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The map of our network

The Live DMA networks spans over 16 countries with 20 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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