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The Musician journal Summer 2019 edition

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Is your MP from the Labour or Conservative party? Invite them to talk to us this party conference season, as we go to Labour and Conservative party conferences to talk about the big issues affecting musicians.

Scott Bowley tells us about signing a record deal with his band 13XL, and how the MU supported him through the process.

When MU members Martin and alternative folk group 9Bach needed help negotiating a contract, they used the MU’s Contract Advisory Service to make sure they could navigate the negotiation and get a fair deal.

We need the government to strengthen the law to prevent sexual harassment at work before it happens. And we need protections that recognise the fact that freelancers must have an equal level of protection to those in fixed employment.

This blog is created from the speech that MU member Olive gave at the TUC LGBT+ conference last week – moving a motion on the need for a broad and balanced LGBTQ+ inclusive curriculum to ensure LGBTQ+ representation in music.

Upcoming events

31Jul2019

How to Release Your Music and Get Paid

Taunton

PRS for Music and the MU are delighted to invite you to this joint workshop in Taunton.

17Aug2019

'From me to You (#FM2U)' One Day Music Conference

Glasgow

This music conference for independent musicians returns to Glasgow for a second year running.