Sector: Music

Join the Artist

Join the Artist is the online platform that enables artists, practising any artistic discipline, to get in contact with their fans through DIY events, exhibitions and workshops, organized by the artists, on site or online.

gigmit – The Online Live Music and Event Booking Service

gigmit.com is an event database and booking management tool for live music professionals and covers the entire booking process from first contact all the way to the deal. The platform transforms a very time-consuming process into a transparent and simplified online procedure – thereby saving everyone’s time and effort. The intelligent matching algorithm of gigmit.com is designed to help artists find better gig opportunities and promoters to find the perfect artist for their event.

Featured Artists Coalition (FAC)

FAC is the UK trade body representing the specific rights and interests of music artists. A not-for-profit organisation, serving a diverse, global membership of creators at all stages of their careers. The FAC is formed by artists, for artists that advocates, educates, collaborates and researches on behalf of artists, coming together to provide a strong, collective voice within the industry and to governments domestically and abroad.

Assomusica – Italian Association of Organizers and Producers of Live Music Shows

Assomusica is the association of live music shows producers and organizers. The association has more then one hundred members all over the country covering the 80% of live concerts in Italy. Since the foundation of Assomusica, its associates have promoted thousands of concerts and events with the presence of millions of viewers.
At the same time, the association organizes events, shows and production initiatives useful for supporting the association aims and improving the quality of the shows.

International Artists Organisation (IAO)

IAO is the umbrella association for national organisations representing the rights and interests of Featured Artists in the Music Industry. IAO is a not-for-profit organisation based in Paris that was officially founded in 2015 by its six founder-members: FAC (UK), GAM (France), CoArtis (Spain), Domus (Germany), Gramart (Norway) and FACIR (Belgium). The organisation is in the process of expanding its membership to welcome artist organisations from more countries across Europe and beyond.

International Council of Music Creators

CIAM was created in 1966 to advocate for the cultural and professional aspirations of music creators. CIAM focuses on economic and legal interests, serves as a forum for the exchange of information, ideas and best practices, and provides practical advice to help musical creators achieve their goals.

International Music Managers Forum (IMMF)

IMMF is an umbrella organisation for a collaborative network of regional and national membership associations (often called MMF) of self-managed artists and managers. With member associations in over 50 countries, networking over 3,000 individual artists and their managers, IMMF connects artists and managers globally to share experiences, opportunities, information and resources.

The Culturethèque digital library

Culturethèque offers major titles from the French press, comic strips, music albums, novels, essays on current themes (environmental issues, city-world & urban changes), self-study modules in French as a foreign language (FLE), books and comics for FLE learners (all levels), humanities articles, conferences, web documentaries and video games.

Love Record Stores

The music community have launched a high-profile, global initiative on Thursday 26th March 2020, to help independent record stores during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.

Yourope

Yourope was founded in 1998, and has evolved into the most important Association of European Festivals. Besides discussing trade topics and sharing best practices with its 90 festivals and associated members, Yourope has founded dedicated groups dealing with health & safety (YES Group), green operations (GO Group) and marketing & communication (EMAC Group). The overall aim of the association is to collaborate, share experiences and to pinpoint areas that would benefit from a joint approach.

AEC – Association Europeenne des Conservatoires, Academies de Musique et Musikhochschulen

AEC is a voluntary coalition representing Higher Music Education Institutions (HMEIs) in Europe and beyond. AEC is the leading voice for Higher Music Education in Europe, a powerful advocate for its member institutions. AEC sees professionally focused arts education as a quest for excellence in three areas: artistic practice; learning and teaching; ­­research and innovation. It seeks to foster these elements and to encourage the diversity and dynamism with which they are pursued in different institutions, countries and regions. AEC understands and supports music and arts education, together with cultural participation, as central contributors to quality in human life, and inclusive societies founded on democratic values. ­

Europe Jazz Network (EJN)

EJN is a nonprofit Europe-wide association of producers, presenters and supporting organisations who specialise in creative music, contemporary jazz and improvised music created from a distinctly European perspective. EJN exists to support the identity and diversity of jazz in Europe and broaden awareness of this vital area of music as a cultural and educational force.

ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag)

ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) is Europe’s main conference and showcase festival, focusing on European music. The exchange of European music is one of its main goals. ESNS is a non-profit, European artist only, 100% showcase festival and music conference. Selling out each year ESNS attracts over 4.000 professional delegates, including 400 international festivals, and showcases around 350 European artists for over 40.000 visitors total.

European Music Exporters Exchange (EMME)

EMEE is a non-profit association made up of 24 national and regional Music Export offices from all over Europe, with its registered office based in Brussels. We pull together a mix of public and private funding to support European musicians, music companies and music professionals in their export strategies. EMEE’s mission is to strengthen the European Music Sector by encouraging musical diversity, visibility, and supporting mobility in and outside Europe through the exchange of information and expertise from the members as well as project initiatives between members and/or other music industry organisations.

Tallinn Music Week (TMW)

Held each spring in Tallinn, Estonia since 2009, Tallinn Music Week is one of the most acclaimed new music and city culture festivals and key networking events for music and creative industry professionals across Europe. TMW’s core is an international new music festival and Creative Impact conference. The 3-day music festival presents brave new multi-genre acts from all over Europe and beyond in Tallinn’s best concert venues. The 2-day conference looks into the impact of arts as an engine for the economy while offering both inspiration and practical activities to music professionals, artists, entrepreneurs and policymakers from different areas. The festival’s side events cover art, design, public talks and various urban space activities.

Online workshop: Music & Sustainability

An online workshop for EFM members and all interested music stakeholders to discover and discuss on initiatives and ways of transforming the music sector towards a more environmentally sustainable one.

Liveurope

Liveurope is an initiative supporting concert venues in their efforts to promote up-and-coming European artists.

Neverthere

A virtual festival of digital performance and a supportive space for artists & organisations to research how their practice can be delivered online.

Living With Harmony

An action that offers mindfulness meditation, by live streaming music, for care homes, nursing homes and residential schools in #lockdown.

EJN Webinars on the Covid-19 crisis

A series of public online webinars that EJN will run over the coming month A that deal with various aspects of the covid-19 crisis and its short and long-term effects on the creative music sector and all its stakeholders.

Fast Mover: Paid Content

Financial support to solutions for sustainable revenue models and new diversification strategies that emerged during the crisis.