skip to main content

We Are Behind Every Musician

We are a community of over 30,000 musicians working to protect our members' rights and campaign for a fairer music industry.

We Are Behind Every Musician

News and features

Silhouette of a person holding up their hands in a heart shape, against a stadium audience at a live music event.

New Recovery Fund Opens in Northern Ireland to Support Individuals Working in the Arts and Creative Sectors

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) and the Department for Communities (DfC), have today (Wednesday 15 September) opened a new recovery funding programme, co-designed to support individuals in the Arts and Creative sectors retain valuable skills.

Published: 23 September 2021

Read more about New Recovery Fund Opens in Northern Ireland to Support Individuals Working in the Arts and Creative Sectors
Be better represented

Join an MU Equalities Network

Your opinions on equality and diversity issues are vital to the way the MU shapes its services, policies and campaigns. Sign up to our Member Networks to be better represented.

Learn more

Upcoming events

Last chance to book

Last chance to book

Photograph of an artist in a recoridng studio from the back, they are on a large electric keyboard, wearing an orange hat with long hair
28 Sep 2021

How to be Release Ready: The Fundamentals of Releasing Your Own Music

If you are planning to release your own music then it’s vital you understand some fundamentals about the way the music industry works and how your music can generate revenue. This event for North of England MU and PRS for Music members will cover everything from royalties to copyright and much more.

North of England, Online
Read more about How to be Release Ready: The Fundamentals of Releasing Your Own Music

Last chance to book

Last chance to book

Photograph of a laptop with a persons hand typing, the persons other hand is holding the handle of a mug of frothy coffee, and a pair of glasses are also resting on the table.
30 Sep 2021

Virtual MU One-to-one Advice Session

One-to-one expert advice for members in North East England on all aspects of your music career including contracts, copyright, employment advice, legal advice and much more.

Online, North East England
Read more about Virtual MU One-to-one Advice Session

Last chance to book

01 Oct 2021

Feldenkrais

Learn how to re-set a stressed body using the Feldenkrais method in these free, weekly Feldenkrais Method sessions.

Online
Read more about Feldenkrais

Last chance to book

Last chance to book

01 Oct 2021

Guided Meditation

Guided meditation sessions tailored specifically for musicians, based on Ascension meditation techniques.

Online Member only
Read more about Guided Meditation
#FixStreaming

We can fix streaming

Call on Government to put the value of music back where it belongs – in your hands.

We can fix streaming

Find a Fair Play Venue

Zigfrid Von Underbelly

Underbelly aims to offer original live acts to perform in the heart of Shoreditch / Hoxton in a 220 capacity sized venue 7 nights a week.

Shoreditch LB Hackney
Read more about Zigfrid Von Underbelly

Village Underground

We are a medium-sized venue in Shoreditch, we pride ourselves on programming artists from around the world and across different genres.

LB Hackney
Read more about Village Underground

Troubadour

The Troubadour is an historic, intimate venue offering emerging musicians a chance to showcase their burgeoning talent since opening in 1954.

Kensington and Chelsea The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Read more about Troubadour

Trades Club

The Trades Club is a 200 capacity music venue in the town of Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.

Hebden Bridge
Read more about Trades Club

Tower of Song

The Tower of Song features music to suit all tastes and each night of the week has a different theme.

Birmingham
Read more about Tower of Song

Toulouse Lautrec

Venue consists of two music rooms. Small to medium sized. Piano bar for jazz soloists and duos to provide subtle music for all types of guests.

Kennington
Read more about Toulouse Lautrec

Thekla

Medium city centre venue that was once a cargo ship. Originally opened in 1982 as an entertainment venue, it was also the canvas for an early Banksy.

Bristol
Read more about Thekla