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:


Live DMA’s European Elections 2019 – Report

Read the report of our 2019 elections campaign and see how we advocated for better conditions and recognition for the live music sector to future MEPs and what steps we will take next in exchanging with the European Parliament.



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Bring Back Culture in the New European Commission

On 10 September, European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen presented her new Commission, with a structure of 8 Vice Presidents who stand for...

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The Music Cities Manual

Sound Diplomacy are strategic consultants delivering economic growth in cities and places through music and the night time economy. They published a Music Cities...

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Prevent conflicts between live music places and local authorities or neighbours : the Club Kataster Project

Complaints about sound emission are an important factor of a venue closing. With urban densification and gentrification, more and more people move closer to...

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The map of our network

The Live DMA networks spans over 15 countries with 19 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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