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The Musician Spring 2017


The Quick Guide to MU Conference

If you’re new to the Musicians’ Union (MU), Conference can seem confusing. But it’s not as complex as it might seem. Here’s our quick guide to the 37th Biennial MU Delegate Conference…

The Basics: Writing a Biog for Your Band with The Unsigned Guide

The Unsigned Guide new series The Basics helps you tackle the fundamentals of promoting your music and communicating with the music industry.

Highlights from the TUC LGBT+ Conference

The Musicians’ Union (MU) once again took part in the Trades Union Congress (TUC) annual LGBT+ Conference at Congress House in London. Here are some of the highlights…

Ask Your MP to Support Free Movement for Musicians Post Brexit #WorkingInTheEU

Over 80 MPs and Peers have signed the Musicicians’ Union (MU) pledge to protect musicians’ right to travel freely and easily in the EU. That’s great – but there’s still work to do. Take action now! #WorkingInTheEU

Take Action for Free Movement in the EU post-Brexit #WorkingInTheEU

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is campaigning for musicians’ right to travel freely and easily in the European Union (EU). We know it is an issue virtually all members care about – touring in Europe is an important source of income. To make the case for it, we need your help. Take action! #WorkingInTheEU

Fair Remuneration from Streaming

The Musicians’ Union (MU) continues to lobby at the European Union (EU) and UK levels for fair remuneration for performers and songwriters from streaming. Here’s why, and how it affects you.

Upcoming Events

Enabling Music-Making for Those with Physical Disabilities

01 July

Learn about different approaches to engaging disabled students in music making at this Musicians’ Union workshop with the One-Handed Musical Instrument Trust (OHMI). Book your free place now!


One to one sessions

03 July

Come and meet with us to discuss any aspect of your work or to get advice.