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Make a Noise This Wednesday 13 January #InvestInMusicians

Call on the Government to invest in musicians, so that you can continue to make music during the pandemic and bounce back as the industry gets on its feet.

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By Maddy Radcliff Published: 12 January 2021 | 3:18 PM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:32 PM
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Without further investment from the Government, too many musicians are likely to leave the music industry forever. Photo credit: Shutterstock

To make the case for investing in musicians, we need to make the following things clear to the Government:

  • Musicians are highly skilled, entrepreneurial, community minded people
  • You invest heavily in your work
  • Without further investment from the Government, too many musicians are likely to leave the music industry forever – leaving our £5.8bn music industry without the people who actually make music

We need as many musicians as possible to call on the Government to #InvestInMusicians.

Read the full list of measures we’re calling for on our dedicated campaign page.

Take action this Wednesday

Take part in a co-ordinated MU member action on Wednesday:

If you need any assistance, you can email

Please note, this is embargoed until Wednesday morning so please don’t take action until then! This is to make the most impact around PMQs and a speech in Parliament about gaps in support by the MP Tracy Brabin in the afternoon.

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