The survey clearly shows that the large share of the music venues in Europe are grassroots venues, that invest in new music talents. Many (inter)national popular music artists in all countries, started their careers in the Live DMA venues. It helped them develop their skills and talents and develop an audience. The venues are a crucial part of the chain of talent development and their road to success and a better income. Many established artists acknowledge the important role of music venues and the need for government support, which can be with more awareness, acknowledge for popular music as a performing art, financial investments or changing rules and regulations in favour of the venues activities.