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Local 1000 was created by and for traveling musicians. No matter where you live in Canada or the U.S., if you tour on the folk, bluegrass and acoustic music circuit, Local 1000 is for you.

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ERF Covid-19 Grants Available!

We have traditionally been offering no-interest loans to members from the ERF, but after discussion within the Finance Committee and the Executive Board, we are really pleased to announce that the ERF can now offer what we are calling ‘COVID-19 grants” of up to $1000 to members in good standing from now until December 31

Funding for Online Concerts from the Music Performance Trust Fund

The Music Performance Trust Fund (MPTF) is a non-profit organization affiliated with the American Federation of Musicians that sponsors free public concerts all over North America. During the pandemic, The Music Performance Trust Fund will fund up to 100% of an online public concert. The concert needs to be sponsored by a third-party organization (it […]

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New Resources to Protect Your Work Online

In the face of Covid-19, many of us are either self-presenting live-stream concerts, or we are working with concert presenters to co-present online concerts. We are pleased to announce two new resources to help members who would like to protect their work online and create fair conditions for our work with other organizations.   Joint […]

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Local 1000 Covid-19 Updates and Resources

This page is meant to help members with the most up-to-date information and resources for getting through the Covid-19 Crisis. We are committed to sharing resources with our members and we will continue to do that as much as we can over the next while. This page may be updated with new information as it becomes available so please check back.

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Local 1000 Emergency Relief Fund – Covid 19

We have traditionally been offering no-interest loans to members from the ERF, but after discussion within the Finance Committee and the Executive Board, we are really pleased to announce that the ERF can now offer what we are calling ‘COVID-19 grants” of up to $1000 to members in good standing from now until December 31

Donate to Local 1000 Emergency Relief Fund

Many of our members are suffering a huge loss of income right now due to cancelled concerts because of the Covid-19 crisis. As self-employed workers, most of us don’t have access to benefits like unemployment insurance or sick days. 

Here is one way you can help: donate to Local 1000’s Emergency Relief Fund (ERF)

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1501 Broadway, 9th floor
New York, NY 10036 USA

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Tuesday & Thursday
10:00 am – 6:00 pm ET