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The Musician journal Summer 2019 edition

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Negotiating the right fee for your next gig can be a tricky business, but can also be an essential part of your career as a musician.

It’s the beginning of the academic new year, and a good time to run through a few of the resources for teachers that the MU offers. Use this handy checklist to make sure you’re getting the most out of your membership.

Staying in the European Union is still the best option for musicians. The MU supports Parliament’s attempts to stop a ‘No Deal’ Brexit, and calls for a People’s Vote.

Is your MP from the Labour or Conservative party? Invite them to talk to us this party conference season, as we go to Labour and Conservative party conferences to talk about the big issues affecting musicians.

Scott Bowley tells us about signing a record deal with his band 13XL, and how the MU supported him through the process.

Upcoming events


Child Protection Workshop


This workshop aims to give anyone working with children the tools to feel confident regarding their responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting their welfare.


Annual General Meeting 2019 + workshop


All MU members in Wales and South West England Region are invited to the Annual General Meeting 2019, which will be followed by a 'Mind Your Own Business' workshop on rights and releasing music.