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About LIVELab

The LIVELab is a 106 seat research-based performance theatre and testing centre. The LIVELab is committed to developing a world class facility for the scientific study of music, sound, and movement and their importance in human development and human health.

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Student Opportunities Learn More

Undergraduate and graduate opportunities available with LIVELab and MIMM researchers.

Meet our Collaborators Learn More

Researchers at LIVELab and MIMM are proud to collaborate with research colleagues and industry partners from across Canada and around the world to advance scientific knowledge and bring innovative solutions to market.

Participate in a Study Learn More

Be a participant in one of our LIVELab studies!

News & Updates

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‘An Itsy Bitsy Audience’: Babies find live music more engaging

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Upcoming Events

20th NeuroMusic Conference 2024

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Research Learn More

LIVELab creates cutting-edge research output by offering researchers and musicians access to a unique suite of tools, technology and immersive environments.

Tours Contact Us

Go behind the scenes at LIVELab

Free behind-the-scenes public tours for groups and individuals are offered by LIVELab students and staff throughout the year. Tours are held monthly and take approximately 45 minutes. For upcoming tour dates, please email us at

Our next tours are on May 4 and May 5, 2024. Tour starting times are 10 AM – 2:30 PM

Limited Seating – FREE Registration to Book Your Spot

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Take a virtual tour of LIVELab and see our researchers in action.

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See what makes us one of a kind.

Past Concerts Read more

LIVELab has welcomed dozens of acclaimed artists over the years for intimate and unforgettable performances with audiences.

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LIVELab and MIMM researchers are national and international newsmakers. Find out more about how they are building a brighter world.



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McMaster University promotes and supports institution-wide commitments to equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility, and principles of inclusive excellence, to foster a campus culture and community that respect the human rights, integrity and dignity of all community members. To learn more, please visit our Equity and Inclusion Office.