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Playing Live


Playing Live

The Live Music Act was a fantastic achievement and really opened up opportunities for small venues to put on live music.

Horace Trubridge, MU Assistant General Secretary

Playing Live News

TUC launches major new survey on the experiences of LGBT+ workers

The TUC wants to know more about the experiences of LGBT+ people of work in order to develop campaigns and materials to support workers, and help employers build inclusive workplaces.

Musicians’ Union reacts to UK artists being denied entry to the US to perform at SXSW

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is dismayed to learn that at least five musicians have had their permission to travel to the United States (US) to perform at the international showcase festival South By South West (SXSW) unexpectedly revoked.

Events

Meet the MU at the Conference for the Music Industry in Bournemouth

09 April

Explore how to get gigs, contracts and legalities, funding, and more at the Conference for the Music Industry in Bournemouth.

Bournemouth

Book an MU 1-2-1 Advice Session

29 March

Book a 1-2-1 in Bristol for help with any aspect of your career from your MU Officer, Andy Warnock.

Bristol

Negotiation for Freelances

27 April

This workshop will give you tools and tips for planning, preparing and conducting negotiations in a business-like way.

London

Are you being recorded?

Find out more about your rights if you are being recorded while playing live music.

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