Womex will be taking place in Cardiff on 23-27 October this year and you have until 12 April to make a showcase application.
The Musicians’ Hearing Service (MHS) is offering a set of ERs at £138, with a free hearing test for anyone who has ERs that were purchased in 2008 or before.
The MU is launching a campaign for fair pay for musicians which can be found at www.worknotplay.co.uk. The campaign comes in response to the growing number of examples of musicians being expected to work for free whilst other workers involved in the event are being paid. Share your comments on Twitter using #WorkNotPlayMU.
The Scotland on Sunday newspaper has launched a campaign to scrap fees for instrumental music lessons in Scottish schools.
STUC has launched a discussion on Scotland’s future via a series of events and an online consultation.
For everyone involved in jazz education in Scotland – teachers, instrumental instructors, bandleaders, jazz musicians or organisers – the Scottish Jazz Federation (SJF) is running two one-day events.
Affiliated trade unions are able to submit motions for debate and send a delegation of LGBT members to the conference to discuss issues affecting them as workers and issues relevant to the LGBT community.
The MU’s ‘Fair Play’ guide contains practical advice about co-promotion shows and other live issues, such as showcase events and competitions.
Creative Scotland, Scotland’s national cultural agency, is currently undertaking a review of the music sector in Scotland.
Due to a recent change in public entertainment licensing Local Authorities in Scotland need to decide whether to licence public entertainment or not where alcohol is not sold at the venue or space.