About the association

A non-profit accociation for professional freelance musicians in Sweden

MCV (Musikcentrum Väst) is a non-profit association and artist agency for professional, independent artists working in Sweden. The association was formed 1977 and has about 700 members spread over nearly 300 artistic programs, in most genre.

MCV is one of three members of the National organisation, Musikcentrum Riks. We receive operating grant support from Statens Kulturråd (Swedish Arts Council) and Västra Götalandsregionen.

The main objectives of MCV are:

  • To mediate our artists free of charge
  • To mediate our artists free of charge
  • To promote a diversified, artistic and vibrant music scene.
  • To protect the interests of the artists.
  • To strengthen the role of live music within society.
  • To initiate and participate in projects that serve to strengthen the music scene.

The board of directors 2014:

Annika Törnqvist (chairman of the board), Livet Nord, Lucas Stark, Lisen Rylander Löve, Karin Johansson och Isak Widmark.