Be inclusive yourself! The role of culture for social inclusion Live DMA was selected to participate at the Voices of Culture structured dialogue on fostering the contribution of culture to social inclusion. The process took place from April to September 2018. This Brainstorming report on “Social Inclusion: partnering with other sectors” is the...
In this first episode of the Live Style Europe radio show: Focus on Live DMA’s activities at Reeperbahn festival in Hamburg, Germany (19. – 22.10.2018) Presentation of the study conducted by EventKultur Rhein-Neckar, local live music network in Germany, Pop-Akademie Baden-Wûrtemberg, and Digitale Hochschule Baden-Würtenberg Link to the study...
At the occasion of the consultation process regarding the future of the Creative Europe programme, Live DMA reaffirms its position and calls for an ambitious programme for the music and cultural sector in Europe: Live DMA is a European network for live music venues, clubs and festivals. Through 18...
The Music Moves Europe Talent Awards are the new European Union prize for popular and contemporary music implemented by ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) and presented together with Reeperbahn Festival. The prize is to be awarded annually to those artists who represent the European sound of today and tomorrow. Live DMA is happy...
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COVID-19 Live Music Sector – Reactions, Impact & Support
Institutions must recognize that we do important work for culture in general and for the development of young artists in particular. And yes, recognition needs also to come from the citizenship. Sometimes people pass by a club and think that strange or dangerous things happen there. And it is...
Miguel Tudanca - (Madrid (Spain) )
I would say that cooperation is a success story. The important question is, at which levels and with whom you cooperate. If you always do it all by yourself, it is unlikely that you will reach many people. Of course, there are people who realize that they are doing...
Gunnar Geßner - (Hannover (Germany) )
For me, Live DMA is a fantastic place to share and gain knowledge, exchange ideas and get inspiration from fellow European colleagues. We have common challenges that we together are in a better position so solve.
Anders Tangen - (Oslo )
I strongly believe that we must defend a European spirit, especially in these moments in which some evil forces are attacking a philosophy of life in which music, its enjoyment and its diffusion are a magnificent tool to defend cultural diversity and freedom of expression.
Armando Ruah - (Madrid )
It’s important that music can be recognized as a tool of “being together” at first. Live DMA has the duties not to forget social and cultural aspects of the music sector.
David Dehard - (Brussels )
Live DMA’s vision is that decision makers, the whole scene and the broad public see the role that clubs and festivals play in the whole ecosystem.