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Gigs and Live Performance

How we support live musicians

Whether you are playing at festivals, performing for weddings or busking in the streets, are just starting out playing live, or you have been doing it all your life – we have advice for your career as a live musician.

The MU is here to support live musicians and performers across the music industry. We can help you to make the most of your gigs and assist in fixing any problems you might come up against along the way.

We are also big supporters of the grassroots live music scene and recommend that all members check out our Fair Play Venue database for a list of the best small music venues that treat gigging musicians fairly.

Related downloads

MU Fair Engagement Guide for Performing and Touring with Featured Artists 2019 (PDF 3.52 MB file opens in new window)

MU Booking Details for Unsigned and Emerging Artists 2019 (PDF 3.48 MB file opens in new window)