With the Survey, Live DMA presents the first Europe-wide quantitative study on live music venues and clubs. This project not only helps in having a better understanding in the European venues’ legal status, type of activities or number of workforce but also helps our members in collecting their own data at their regional or national level, the same way our members help us collect data for the European level.
Indeed, it is important that this data is made for the live music sector and by live music actors in order to ensure a relevant analysis of the numbers collected.
This article presents the various regional studies that our members have released, often in their own national languages. The studies only focus on the venues, clubs and festivals (economic data, activities, workforce…). Audience research is excluded from the list.
The report of the UK live music census was published in February 2018. This report is the result of a nationwide survey combining qualitative interviews at music events and responses of an online form for musicians, venues, promoters and audiences. The UK live music census intends to measure live music’s cultural and economic value in… Read more »
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 from small concerts and non-musical events,… Read more »
The European Jazz Network comprises 110 organisation (festivals, clubs and concert venues, independent promoters and national/local support organisations) in 31 European countries. Their mission is to promote the identity and diversity of creative music in Europe, to broaden awareness of this vital area of music as a cultural and educational force, to increase exchange of… Read more »