Music Exchange

The world's largest offer of live music


We know music is central to your radio programming so you have easy access to first-class music and events through our Music Exchange.

With around 3,000 concerts by both leading and emerging artists shared every year, this is the world’s largest offer of live music. Covering all genres from classical and opera to folk, jazz, world, rock, pop and dance, we provide access to prestigious concerts and performances from venues across the globe to enrich the diversity and quality of your music offer.

Members request around 20,000 programmes from the Music Exchange every year, making it a cost-effective way of sharing the world’s best music with your audiences. Performances range from the BBC Proms and the New York Metropolitan Opera to Coldplay and Radiohead. We also organize six major music events and festivals every year, in conjunction with our Members, including Eurosonic and the Euroradio Folk Festival.

MUS platform

 Members can see our Music Exchange Statistics for 2020.

Special Programmes and Offers

Spring according to Igor: Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring and the Ballets Russes

Spring according to Igor: Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring and the Ballets Russes

For the 50th anniversary year of Igor Stravinsky’s death, listeners are invited to explore the life of this musical giant.

Palma Ars Acustica

Palma Ars Acustica

The Prix Palma Ars Acustica is an international competition organized by the Euroradio Ars Acustica Group to promote and honour outstanding productions of authors in the world of Ars Acustica: radio art, sound art, media art, text sound compositions, electroacoustic music, electronics, live electronica, etc.

International Romani Day

International Romani Day

In conjunction with International Romani Day on 8 April and in keeping with the EBU's Strategic Initiative on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), the Music Unit is making available to EBU radio organizations an offer featuring music from Europe's largest ethnic minority.  

Podcast on Women in Music

Podcast on Women in Music

With a view towards the next International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021, Danish Radio is producing a podcast series about women composers, for adaptation and use by all EBU radio organizations.

Music and Radio 60-Minute Sessions

Watch our series of online sessions aimed at the EBU Music community. We discuss radio and music challenges related to live-recorded music and radio production.

Groups and Meetings

We have expert groups and specialized meetings on subjects ranging across the musical genres. Find the right one for you:

Upcoming meetings