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On this page, you can find the latest news from the Live DMA network and updates on our current projects and activities.

2021 – STAY ALIVE | New Live DMA Publication

Evaluation of the effects of the pandemic by live music associations in Europe as part of Live DMA At the onset of this new year, live music associations are unanimous: they wish music venues and clubs to open again in adequate conditions and to secure the festival season, as...

Circuito joins Live DMA

Live DMA welcomes Circuito, the Portuguese association for the valorisation, protection and development of grassroots music venues and clubs. Our European network now counts 21 members in 17 countries. Circuito aims to represent the music venues and clubs in front of any public or private entity, national or international,...

Cultural diversity is at stake – Live DMA reacts

The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic is extremely harsh for the live music sector, already strained by months of adjustments and uncertainties. The precarious situation of many venues, clubs, and festivals increases day by day and hundreds of live music stages are at imminent risk of closing permanently....

INVESTEU – ENSURING SUPPORT FOR CULTURAL AND CREATIVE BUSINESSES

Today, 26 organisations from across Europe’s cultural and creative sectors wrote to European Commissioners Thierry Breton (Internal Market) and Paolo Gentiloni (Economy) regarding the EU’s flagship investment programme InvestEU. The programme is facing severe cuts which could have a dramatic impact on the ability of cultural and creative businesses to access much needed...