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You're a musician, not a lawyer.

You want to make music, not unduly worry about unpaid fees, cancelled bookings and intellectual property rights.

That's why you join the Musicians' Union.

Benefits of membership

  • Instrument and personal liability insurance
  • Copyright and property rights protections
  • Access to our full guide to the industry
  • Legal assistance
  • Career and business advice
  • A nationwide network of musicians

Join on a partnership rate

If you are a member of one of the following Trade Unions you can apply to join the MU at a reduced rate. Read more

Other ways to join

If you are not able to sign up online, you can join the MU in the following ways:

MU Rules

To join the Musicians' Union, you must agree to abide by the MU rules. Audio and large print versions of the MU Rules are available from the Union upon request.