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MU to Attend Sound of Belfast Festival

The MU will be attending Sound of Belfast festival, which is running across the city 11-12 November. We will be running an introduction to the MU event, as well as hosting 1-2-1 advice sessions.

Published: 05 November 2021 | 1:32 PM
Electric bass guitarist performs on stage, we can only see their silhoutte outlined against orange and red lights
Sound of Belfast is an annual celebration of the music of the city.

Sound of Belfast is an annual celebration of the music of the city. This year, MU Regional Officer for Scotland & Northern Ireland, Louise Stanners Pow, will be in attendance and will be giving an “Introduction to the MU,” talk as well as offering some 1-2-1 advice sessions

An Introduction to the Musicians’ Union – Be Part of Something Bigger

When: Thursday 11 November 7:30 pm - 8.30pm

Where: Oh Yeah Music Centre, 15-21 Gordon Street, Belfast, BT1 2LG

Invite a friend along who you think could benefit from becoming a member.

Join Louise for a short introduction to the MU, get advice on how you can access expert music industry support and tailored services on demand as well as helping you to protect your rights, and make sure you get paid.

Book a 1-2-1 advice session

When: Friday 12 November 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Where: Premier Inn Cathedral Quarter (café), 2-6 Waring Street, Belfast BT1 2DX

You may have questions about your career and how best to move forward or, perhaps you have a legal query or a project which you would like to get up and running but need some initial advice. 

Whatever your question, we look forward to meeting you

Thirty-minute 1-2-1 slots will be available, please email to arrange.

Find out more about the lineup on Sound of Belfast festival’s website.

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