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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

Sign the Petition Calling for a Law to Force Employers to Pay Freelancers on Time

Sign this petition calling for a law to force employers to pay on time for freelance / contractual work.

Positive developments for musicians travelling overseas with their instruments

Music industry welcomes CITES update that makes it easier for musicians to travel with their instruments.


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.


SMIA Workshops: Live Streaming

07 February

Do you want to expand your audience, reach more people and create valuable content? Explore live streaming at this SMIA workshop.


MU to Protest at Dirty Dancing’s ‘Dirty Dealing’ – Coventry

30 January

Join members of the Musicians’ Union (MU) demonstrating in support of live music prior to performances of Dirty Dancing in Coventry.


Are you being recorded?

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

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