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Organizing is taking ordinary people and empowering them to do extraordinary things. By coming together with other musicians at engagements, you are changing the basic power relationship between yourselves and the employer, venue owner or booking agency.

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News and Updates

The Bulletin Board – LS-1s Demystified
Welcome to Bulletin Board, Local 802’s new blog, intended to contribute news and information relating to issues currently concerning our membership. Bulletin Board will be a space in which we will share information about topics that directly affect us and

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#MusiciansofNewYork
Boo Reiners is a Musician of New York. Growing up in North Carolina, Boo fell in love with bluegrass music and began picking up any stringed instrument he could find, from banjo to guitar to mandolin. He has since translated

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The Council for Living Music

The Council for Living Music, a nonprofit organization, is devoted to preserving all forms of live musical performance and expanding access to the power of live music for all New Yorkers. 

Programs include the Teaching Artists Program, Jazz Mentors and Educational Clinics

Book a Band

Are you looking to hire a band or ensemble? Use NYMusicians.com and find some of the best musicians in the city.

The Emerging Artists Project

The Emerging Artists Project is a grant designed to help you make a living, while doing what you do best – make music.

Allegro

From monthly updates on collective bargaining agreements to discussions about copyright protection, common challenges facing musicians and the joy of making music in the cultural capital of the world, Allegro keeps musicians up to date about issues and ideas at the forefront of New York City’s music scene.