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The Musician journal Summer 2019 edition

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The MU has joined forces with the TUC and an alliance of trade unions and women’s rights organisations to prevent sexual harassment at work.

Drummer and teacher Andy Payne tells us about how advice from the MU has proved invaluable when making career choices.

In this guest blog, Millicent Stephenson explores the impact of the Windrush Generation on both her personal musical development, and on the development of music in the UK as a whole.

Irish born singer-songwriter Megan O’Neill tells us about the support she's received so far through membership of the MU.

When an MU member found his band in a tricky situation, legal support from the Union took a weight off his shoulders. Did you know that free legal advice and assistance is one of your membership benefits?

Upcoming events


Being in a band – what rights do you have?


This free seminar will examine how bands are dealt with under the law.


Make Music Day


The Musicians’ Union is supporting Make Music Day, a day of organised, free and open to the public, live music events. Last year over 500 performances took place in the UK, reaching audiences of over 100,000 people.