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Join the Musicians' Union!

Be part of the community of 32,000 musicians coming together to help each other. We are working to protect our members’ rights and campaign for a fairer music industry. We are #BehindEveryMusician

Join the Musicians' Union!

Be part of something bigger

Access expert music industry advice and tailored services on demand. Together we can help you build a successful career, protect your rights, and make sure you get paid.

The MU is here for you and only you. Our democratic structure means that it’s musicians who decide what we do – no corporate interests, no agenda. We are #BehindEveryMusician

Get your MU membership today.

Insurances and financial help

Be free from insurance worries

Be free from insurance worries

Get protected so you’re covered if the worst should happen.

Expert advice so you can focus on what really matters

Campaigning and lobbying

Be sure your voice is heard

Be sure your voice is heard

We lobby the Government and campaign on behalf of our members

#InvestInMusicians

Government Must Act to Protect the Future of Music

Call on Government to invest in musicians at the heart of our £5.8bn industry. No-one should be left behind by Government support.

Government Must Act to Protect the Future of Music
Career development and networking opportunities

Get the recognition you deserve

Get the recognition you deserve

Wherever you are in your career as a musician, you can access expert advice and resources to get you going.

Why they joined

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Membership

Under£19 per month

Current and returning members can access the full range of union benefits by paying monthly, quarterly or annually. Choose between card payment and direct debit payment.

Disabled musicians' membership

£11 per month

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.

Joint membership

Under£10 per month

If you are a member of the NEU, EIS or UCU you can apply to join the MU at a reduced rate. Annual card payment only. Find out more.

Student membership

£20 per year

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 a pound

£1 for your first six months

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.