Find a Musician

For nearly two decades, Local 802’s Musicians Referral Service has been trusted by New York City’s top venues and event planners to deliver the perfect selection of world-class ensembles, bands and solo performers for events large and small.

With a large and diverse membership of over 8,500 musicians, Local 802 is recognized as the largest local union of professional musicians in the world. Our musicians enjoy successful careers performing at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, on Broadway and in renowned jazz and rock clubs throughout this great city. From renowned solo artists to combos and ensembles of all sizes, these artists’ diverse repertoires can accommodate any desired style and create the ideal performance for any occasion.

Whether you are looking for a jazz quintet for an annual gala, a single pianist to set the mood for your restaurant, a swing-era wedding band or a 25-piece orchestra—we specialize in making it happen.  Your event deserves the best musicians that New York City has to offer!

To access our Musicians Referral Service, please fill out the form provided below—or if you need immediate assistance call Steve Singer at 212.245.4802 ext. 156.

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