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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.

Culture in the EU’s National Recovery and Resilience Plans

This publication was developed by Culture Action Europe. It offers an overview of the place of culture in the National Recovery and Resilience Plans (NRRPs) of the Member States of the European Union. In 2020, as an immediate response to the pandemic crisis the EU institutions adopted an one-of-a-kind stimulus package,...

Report – Live DMA Forum at Tallinn Music Week 2021

Report by Ken Veerman Upstairs in the impressive hall of the Kultuurikatel a mixed crowd of Estonian dignitaries and European music professionals had gathered. Kersti Kaljulaid, Estonia’s youngest and first female president, opened Tallinn Music Week. Creativity, she said, is a sign of bravery. And bravery a sign of...

Paths of Cooperation

How the live music sector in Europe joins forces The music sector in Europe is very fragmented: the different branches of the sector (live music operators, managers, publishers…) do not spontaneously cooperate together. This means that all the research, development or advocacy are done separately, which leads to a...

The Try-Angle: share your own ways of building new audiences

All around Europe, live music venues are doing a wonderful job in finding ways of building new audiences to make live music accessible to as many people as possible. Diversity is a value dear to many live music professionals’ hearts. Inspired by the expertise of these live music actors,...

Live DMA Inventory 2021

We are pleased to share the official inventory of Live DMA, stating the numer of venues, clubs and festivals part of our network! This official document aims to show the evolution of our European network. The live music sector in Europe is growing fast and new national networks are...