The MU represents and advises musicians working across the music industry. From individual music sector to touring abroad and advice for music users, we got you covered.
Legal and financial matters relevant to musicians, explained. We also provide contract templates and specimen agreements.
Advice on how to stay healthy and safe wherever it is that you are working as a musician.
Wherever you are in your career as a musician, you can access music career advice and events designed to assist you in developing your career.
Deep dive into big issues affecting musicians, from the latest on music and Covid-19 crisis to a spotlight on musicians developing their careers.
Get involved with what we do to make a change in music industry. Whether you are a musician or a music lover, you can help shape what we do.
Join as a new member or renew your membership at a rate that suits you best.
Current and returning members can access the full range of union benefits by paying monthly, quarterly or annually. You can pay by card, Direct Debit, or a hybrid payment option.
Choose this rate if you're a disabled musician and aren't eligible for other membership categories. Find out more about our eligibility guidance and how the MU membership can benefit you.
If you're a current member of a partner organisation you can join the MU at a reduced rate. Find out more.
Join the MU at a reduced price if you're in full time education. Annual card payment only. Find out more about MU Student Membership.
Join for £1 and get your first six months for free. You'll have access to the full range of membership benefits. Find out more about the offer and eligibility.
If you can’t join online, please complete a paper membership form.
From gig players to part-time teachers and professional instrumentalists, MU members can access specialist insurance for musicians. This includes accident cover, health schemes, travel insurance and car insurance add-ons through the Musicians’ Union.
Learn about all membership benefits