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News

10 Jan 2019

Call for Midlands Musicians Interested in Playing at Trades Union Events

Musicians in the Midlands interested in playing at Trades Union events should contact their regional office. All events to be paid at recommended MU live rates.

01 Nov 2018

New Industry Figures Reveal Surge in Exports, Recording Music and Jobs in Record £4.5 Billion Boost to UK Economy

UK Music’s 2018 Measuring Music report has revealed rises in UK music industry exports, recorded music and publishing revenues and music industry jobs.

29 Oct 2018

BBC Introducing Live Festival Includes Musicians’ Union Takeover Panel

BBC Introducing Live at Tobacco Docks is a new three-day music festival, hosting over 100 masterclasses, workshops and panel discussions – and featuring over 250 speakers from across the music industry, including representatives from the MU.

22 Oct 2018

Musicians’ Union National Organiser Orchestras to Retire

After 29 years Musicians’ Union (MU) National Organiser Orchestras Bill Kerr will be retiring from the MU on 8 February 2019.

17 Sep 2018

Discount for MU members at Association of Independent Festivals Congress

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) will be holding its fifth congress event on 6-7 November in Sheffield, giving artists the opportunity to hear about developments and challenges within the festival sector as it prepares for the 2019 season.

07 Sep 2018

Upcoming Increase in Premium Processing Fees for US Visas

‘Fast-track’ or premium processing fees for US visa applications will be increasing from $1225 to $1410.

15 Aug 2018

Musicians’ Union Responds To Geronimo Festival Liquidation Proceedings

The Musicians’ Union (MU) has expressed its concerns about liquidation proceedings being commenced for 'Geronimo Festival UK Ltd’ which owes MU members several thousand pounds.

03 Aug 2018

Islington Venue ‘The Garage’ Launches Campaign to Safeguard Its Future Ahead of 25th Anniversary

North London music venue The Garage has launched a campaign to safeguard its future, in the face of an increasingly tough environment that has seen more than 40 percent of grassroots venues close in the capital over the last decade.