advocacy

On this page you can find our position papers, statements, reactions, and recommendations on current European topics that concern the live music sector in particular, and the creative and cultural sphere in general.

Live DMA’s 2019 European elections campaign : report

Live DMA’s 2019 European Parliamentary elections campaign was a great success! We succeeded in advocating for better conditions for the live music sector in Europe and informing our members about the different visions and commitments the MEPs candidates took during this campaign. Read the full report of the campaign...

Music Moves Europe Structured Dialogue

20th & 21st of May 2019, Ancienne Belgique, Brussels Together with 100 representatives from the European music sector, Live DMA participated at the dialogue with the European Commission about Music Moves Europe. Tamás Szucs, new director of DG EAC, opened this two days session by directing the dialogue towards...

Letter to the president Tusk: Belonging & Becoming

Live DMA takes part in Culture Action Europe advocacy letter to the president of the European Council Donald Tusk. We ask to “include culture and live music as an intrinsinc part of Europe’s future”. As Culture Action Europe explains: “At his 2017 State of the European Union address, President...

Amplifying the added value of live music scenes for Europe

Live DMA’s 2019 EP elections statement As part of the Live DMA 2019 EP elections’ campaign, we released a statement aimed at MEP candidates and policy-makers. This advocacy tool for live music venues, clubs and festivals asserts the values and goals shared by our network and affirms our position...

UK Live Music Inquiry Report

The UK Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee released their live music report and we welcome that it puts a particular attention to the smallest and most fragile live music venues and clubs. One of the key messages of this report coming from the government is to protect, secure...