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).

Open Club Day – European Edition #3

The third European edition of the Open Club Day will take place on Saturday, 1st of February 2020. Live music venues & clubs can register now on the Open Club Day website and join this European initiative!

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

LSE Podcast #11 – January 2020

The first Live Style Europe radioshow of 2020 focuses on advocacy within the European live music sector. Advocacy means “public support for an idea,...

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LSE Podcast #10 – December 2019

This tenth episode of Live Style Europe focuses on the theme of sustainable development and ecology in the live music sector. As the European...

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Joint letter in Support of a Sectorial Focus on Music in Creative Europe (2021-2027)

Live DMA, with 7 other European organisations of the live music sector, wrote a joint letter in support of a sectorial focus on music...

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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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