Venue Certification Application





















The M.U.S.I.C. Reform Venue Certification* program serves as a robust framework meticulously designed to elevate and empower music venues in their pursuit of excellence. Whether you own a small bar or a grand theater, M.U.S.I.C. Reform is your ally. Your participation not only strengthens your own business but also contributes to the growth and vibrancy of the local music community as a whole. 

Why Certify?

By joining the M.U.S.I.C. Reform Certification program, you gain access to a multitude of benefits that will not only enhance your venue’s reputation but also boost your business success. 

The journey begins with a streamlined onboarding phase, allowing venues to initiate their certification application via our user-friendly online platform. This application captures vital insights into the venue’s history, facilities, and commitment to the music experience. Upon submission, our diligent verification process commences. We meticulously assess the provided information, considering aspects such as technical capabilities, safety measures, and past events hosted. This stringent process ensures that certified venues reflect the high standards of quality and professionalism we stand by.

By achieving certification, music venues unlock a host of benefits that enhance their standing and offerings:

  • Networking Opportunities: Certified venues gain access to a network of industry peers, fostering collaborations, partnerships, and opportunities for hosting renowned artists.
  • Increased Visibility: Certification elevates a venue’s profile, attracting both artists and audiences seeking high-quality live music experiences.
  • Exclusive Events: Certified venues have the chance to host exclusive events, attracting a diverse range of performers and audiences.
  • Technical Support: Gain access to technical experts and support, enhancing the quality of sound, lighting, and overall production.
  • Grants: Apply for grants to help with equipment and infrastructure improvements
  • Preferred Booking: Artists are more likely to choose certified venues for their performances, leading to increased bookings and revenue.
  • Industry Recognition: Certified venues are recognized as leaders in the industry, contributing to a positive reputation and credibility.

With our commitment to cultivating a thriving community of certified venues that prioritize exceptional music experiences, the M.U.S.I.C. Reform Venue Certification program serves as a beacon of quality and a pathway to a future of growth and success.

*Please note: Not all venues will be accepted the first time. Our certification process is designed to accept those venues that align closely with our quality and safety standards. If your venue doesn’t meet the criteria on the first attempt, don’t be discouraged. Our team is here to provide feedback and guidance to help you make the necessary improvements. In some instances, those improvements can be very minimal. We believe in the potential of every venue to become a certified space that contributes to a thriving live music community. Together, we’ll work towards creating outstanding experiences for artists and fans alike. Your dedication to excellence is what will drive positive change in the live music industry.