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).

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:



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The Global Nighttime Recovery Plan

In response to the severe and increasing vulnerability of global nighttime economies and cultures caused by COVID-19, the nightlife advocacy agency VibeLab reunited a set of...

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Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027

The Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) is the EU long-term budget. The next MFF will cover the years 2021-2027. The budget for EU programmes such...

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A Call to Invest in All Our Creative Futures

Ahead of the next European Council meeting (17-18 July), 45 leading European cultural figures issued a call for the EU to “be bold and...

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The map of our network

The Live DMA networks spans over 16 countries with 20 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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