Cheers! Music clubs encouragement


Without the clubs, no music scene

«Cheers!» is designed to enhance the Swiss clubs, to give them financial support and to enable them to gain better visibility.

Applications are open to all Swiss music clubs pursuing a trendsetting and creative program conception, programming a high proportion of Swiss musicians and emphasizing fair engagement conditions.

Contributions between CHF 5.000 and CHF 25.000 will be granted. The total encouragement includes CHF 50.000.

Call for Projects: «Cheers!» 2019

The new «Cheers!» has been launched! The Migros Culture Percentage and FONDATION SUISA are announcing for the third time their music clubs promotion «Cheers!».

Swiss music clubs with a live music program have until 16 August 2019 to apply. The winners will be announce on October 2019. 

Applications are open to clubs, which

  • mainly book live acts from the genres pop, rock, rap or electronica
  • pursue a trendsetting and creative program conception of high quality
  • program a high proportion of Swiss musicians and/or young upcoming artists
  • offer favorable of engagement conditions
  • as well as good live conditions for the performing artists.

NO contributions are granted to

  • individuals
  • start-ups
  • post financings
  • clubs without live music or exclusively DJ sets
  • outsourced and co-productions, lettings and rentals
  • music clubs programming no or few Swiss musicians
  • large clubs with a total capacity of more than 1.200 visitors


More information about «Cheers!» can be found in the press release under DOWNLOADS. 

If you have any questions, please contact:

Philipp Schnyder von Wartensee, responsible for the m4music festival, Head of Cultural and Social Affairs, Migros culture percentage, tel. +41 58 570 30 17, email: philipp.schnyder@mgb.ch

Dates & deadlines
Application deadline: 16 August 2019
Music club award winner announcement: October 2019

Application form

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    Cheers! Winners 2018/19
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    Cheers! Winner EbullITION, Bulle FR
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    EbullITION, Bulle FR
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    EbullITION, Bulle FR
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    Cheers! Winner ROCKING CHAIR, Vevey VD
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    Rocking Chair, Vevey VD
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    Rocking Chair, Vevey VD. Foto Ville de Vevey
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    Cheers! Winner PALACE, St. Gallen
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    Palace, St. Gallen SG. Foto Claudio Baeggli
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    Palace, St. Gallen SG. Foto Indiespect
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    Cheers! Winner KIFF, Aarau AG
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    KIFF, Aarau AG
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    KIFF, Aarau AG. Foto Luis Hartl
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    Cheers! Winner LE TERREAU, Genève
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    Le Terreau, Genève GE
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    Le Terreau, Genève GE. Foto Lucie Hainaut
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    Cheers! Winners 2018/19
 

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