Inspirations

On this page, we present you projects from venues, clubs, festivals, and live music associations that caught our attention. You can seek inspiration and best practice tips & tricks for your own projects from these presentations. If you want to share your project on this inspiration blog, we invite you to fill in this form.

Fair Ticketing Systems in the Live DMA Network

First concrete contact between a venue and its audience, concert tickets were originally used to count the number of people attending a gig and serve as justification of the income of a concert. Nowadays, tickets have become a powerful marketing tool and an efficient way of collecting audience data....

Plug in Beats – Smartphone Party

In 2016, Feierwerk, a socio-cultural non-profit organisation in Munich (Germany), experimented an innovative party concept that is based on democratic and active participation and that fosters inclusion: Plug in Beats – Munich’s first Smart(phone) party. By creating low-level access and means of participation in cultural venues, Feierwerk managed to...

ISSUE WRESTLING – addressing social issues

Issue Wrestling is a project initiated by the artist Natasha Taylor, and tested for the first time in WORM, Institute for Avantgardistic Recreation, in Rotterdam (Netherlands) from 8 to 17 of December, 2017. As a member of VNPF, Dutch organisation representing the collective interests of live music venues and festivals...

Open Club Day – Second European edition

Concerts and live music acts are a huge part of the European culture as they take place in essential cultural and social sites where people can meet and exchange. On Saturday, the 2nd of February 2019, live music venues & clubs all over Europe open their doors on the same day during daytime and invite the...