COVID-19

On this page, you can find resource, best-practices, information and updates relevant for the live music sector on COVID-19.

Investing in Europe’s next generation by investing in culture

As the EU has started discussing the proposed recovery plan, 99 organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors are uniting their voices to alert EU leaders: our sector needs strong and systemic support measures to recover from this crisis. As it is now well understood, the cultural and...

EU Ambitious Covid Recovery Package & long term EU budget proposal

Next Generation EU & long-term EU budget On the 27th of May, the European Commission put forward its proposal to create a new recovery instrument, “Next Generation EU”. The Commission also presented a new proposal of the long-term EU budget for the next Multinannual Financial Framework 2021 – 2027...

COVID-19: Exit Strategies

Last update: 29/06/2020 – 14:00 This article presents the different exit strategies for the live music sector in the countries part of the Live DMA network as well as the reactions of our members.

COVID-19 MEASURES ON EU LEVEL

On 8 April 2020, the EU cultural ministers discussed the effects of COVID-19 on the cultural and creative sector in an online meeting initiated by the Croatian Presidency of the Council. In the press conference following the meeting, Commissioner Mariya Gabriel gave an overview of measures initiated at EU...

COVID-19: Ticket Refund Policies

Last update: 03/06/2020 – 16:45 With the restriction of social gatherings and closing down of venues and clubs all over Europe, the COVID-19 crisis has brought up many issues related to event management and cancellation. While many live music scenes struggle to maintain their cash-flow in the green, they...