Authorization for the use of music for dance entertainments ( ex. Discotheques, dance halls, outdoor parties)

The authorization allows the use of music protected by SIAE for dance entertainments (ex.discotheques, dance halls, outdoor parties). The tariff for author’s rights is equal to 10% of the proceeds received by the organization according to variable amounts depending on the admission ways of the public to the event.

For the managers of discotheques or dance halls, special provisions exist which allow to calculate the tariffs due for author’s rights on a lump sum basis.

For the members of trade associations which have subscribed specific agreements with SIAE, tariff reductions are provided.

To undersign the authorization and for further information you can refer to SIAE Territorial Offices.

For the use of recorded music the tariff amounts for the author’s right pertaining to the phonographic producers, are also due. As regards the dancing entertainments in discotheques and similar places, SIAE, by mandate received by the associations representing the phonographic producers, carries out the tariff collecting activity.