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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.

Audience Research: DIY tips

This article provides methodology tips to assist live music venues, clubs or festivals’ workers who wish to start the process of doing audience research, such as surveying their audience and/or potential audience. It does not mean to turn you into a professional surveyer or statistician but rather condense in...

2021 – STAY ALIVE

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,...

European venues and clubs in survival mode – Key Numbers

Since March 2020, most of the 2,600 live music venues and clubs represented by Live DMA and its members in 16 European countries are in survival mode. Due to government regulations, music venues and clubs had to cancel or reschedule all their events. Due to the current restrictions, apart...

Uphold culture in the EU budget

Live DMA supports Culture Action Europe calling on Member States ahead of the European Council Meeting on 19 June to: Double the budget of Creative Europe to 2,6 billion euros, as the core programme for reinforcing European cultural cooperation. (#Double4Culture).

  • Make sure that the additional funds stemming from the Next Generation EU...