news

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

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...

  • COVID-19 Press Corner

    A selection of articles on Corona & the live music sector: Indie venues fight back against coronavirus, IQ Magazine– 19/03/2020 The Value Of Music In Our New Age Of Coronavirus, Shain Shapiro (Sound Diplomacy)– 17/03/2020 Here’s A Music & Cultural Cities Framework We Can All Adopt,Shain Shapiro (Sound Diplomacy) – 25/03/2020...

    Live Music Estonia joins Live DMA

    Live DMA welcomes Live Music Estonia (Live ME) as a full member. The European network counts now 20 members in 16 countries. Live Music Estonia (Live ME) is a live music branch of Music Estonia (ME), music industry development centre and export office Music Estonia. Live ME was founded...

    MUSIC IS NOT NOISE – REPORT & OUTPUTS

    As part of our capacity building project co-funded by the Creative Europe programme Live Style Europe, Live DMA organises each year a working group that aims to empower its members and the live music venues, clubs, and festivals to adapt and to react to the challenges related to the...