observation & figures

On this page, you can find facts, figures and information on specific topics and on specific regions and countries.

French Music Venues – Facts & Figures 2018 (publication 2019)

Analyzing the popular music sector is one of FEDELIMA’s (Fédération des Lieux de Musiques Actuelles – Federation of Popular Music Venues) main tasks. Its motor and founding principle of action is a methodology we have named “Shared and Participatory Survey” (SPS). The SPS method is a philosophy of action...

Dutch Music Venues & Festivals – Facts & Figures 2019

This publication provides insight into the Facts & Figures in the Netherlands for the year 2019 of 53 of the 59 music venues, and of all 52 festivals, that are members of the VNPF in October 2020. The year 2019 was a record year for the Dutch music venues...

European venues and clubs in survival mode – Key Numbers

This short report gives an overview on the impact of Covid-19 on 2,600 live music venues and clubs represented by Live DMA and its members. It includes key numbers on number of events, artist performances, audience visits, and loss of income in 2020. The report also explains how venues...

VAT in the European Live Music Sector

The Value Added Tax, or VAT, in the European Union is a general, broadly based consumption tax assessed on the value added to goods and services. This article presents: An overview of VAT rates in 14 countries part of the Live DMA network; A slides presentation of national campaigns...

Amateur Practices of Popular Music in France – A Study by FEDELIMA

According to a governmental study on the cultural practices of the French population, music is the first art practiced by French people. The practice of music is a cultural expression that enables people to become cultural actors and not only consumers. In that sense, the practice of music is...