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

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:


Live DMA’s European Elections 2019 – Report

Read the report of our 2019 elections campaign and see how we advocated for better conditions and recognition for the live music sector to future MEPs and what steps we will take next in exchanging with the European Parliament.



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LSE Podcast – July 2019

For the last Live Style Europe radio show of the season, we would like to look back on the second year of the Live...

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How to Open a Grassroots Venue & How to Run a Grassroots Venue

Our member in the United Kingdom, Music Venue Trust has published two guides on how to open and run a Grassroots Venue. Grassroots venues...

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Transformations in Music Booking. Analysing Professional and Subfield Autonomy Together.

This paper studies the autonomy of music bookers in regard of the structural independence of live music clubs and venues through the examples of...

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The map of our network

The Live DMA networks spans over 14 countries with 18 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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