News and Updates

May Allegro is Online!
The latest issue of Allegro, our award-winning magazine, is online! Stay up to date on union business, discussions about the music industry, legislation, and the music community. Read the May 2020 issue here.

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#MusiciansofNY tells the stories of the working union musicians of New York, with posts about a new musician every week on Local 802’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Longer versions of these features are archived on the website.


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.

Broadway Green Alliance

Local 802 supports the important work of the Broadway Green Alliance, on Broadway and through its Off-Broadway chapter, and recommends that Local 802 administration, staff, and musicians throughout the music industry foster an environment that welcomes and encourages the use of sustainable practices in their workplaces.

Jazz in the Afternoon

Jazz in the Afternoon presents Roger Rhodes Ensemble on Tuesday, December 10 from 5:00 – 7:00pm in the Local 802 Clubroom. Proceeds to benefit the Musicians’ Emergency Relief Fund. Donations can be made by cash, check or credit card.