Yourope, association gathering nearly 100 festivals and live music events in 26 European countries, published the results of their 2018 members survey. This survey investigates the general setting of their member festivals, gives insight on the events’ audiences, explores their European dimension, and analyses the structural and economic settings...
The Report “Living Together: Fostering Cultural Pluralism Through the Arts” was published in July 2018 by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts. This study report is co-authored by Dr. Feyzi Baban from Trent Univeristy (Canada) and Dr. Kim Rygiel from Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada). The main focus of...
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...
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COVID-19 Live Music Sector – Reactions, Impact & Support
Institutions must recognize that we do important work for culture in general and for the development of young artists in particular. And yes, recognition needs also to come from the citizenship. Sometimes people pass by a club and think that strange or dangerous things happen there. And it is...
Miguel Tudanca - (Madrid (Spain) )
I would say that cooperation is a success story. The important question is, at which levels and with whom you cooperate. If you always do it all by yourself, it is unlikely that you will reach many people. Of course, there are people who realize that they are doing...
Gunnar Geßner - (Hannover (Germany) )
For me, Live DMA is a fantastic place to share and gain knowledge, exchange ideas and get inspiration from fellow European colleagues. We have common challenges that we together are in a better position so solve.
Anders Tangen - (Oslo )
I strongly believe that we must defend a European spirit, especially in these moments in which some evil forces are attacking a philosophy of life in which music, its enjoyment and its diffusion are a magnificent tool to defend cultural diversity and freedom of expression.
Armando Ruah - (Madrid )
It’s important that music can be recognized as a tool of “being together” at first. Live DMA has the duties not to forget social and cultural aspects of the music sector.
David Dehard - (Brussels )
Live DMA’s vision is that decision makers, the whole scene and the broad public see the role that clubs and festivals play in the whole ecosystem.