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Rehearsal Hall Open for Business

Posted April 17, 2018 in Recent News

Members and musicians, it is with great pleasure that we announce the opening of our new Rehearsal, Meeting and Recording* Hall! We are now accepting bookings from our Union members. Just give us a call at 504.947.1700! FREE to members in good standing (dues current) during business hours (M-F 9:30am-5:00pm) For...

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French Quarter Fest Information & Facts

Posted March 16, 2018 in Recent News

French Quarter Fest kicks off downtown in New Orleans from April 12th – 15th, 2018! Showcasing amazing musical talent from primarily local artists, this free yearly festival is fun for all ages. Make sure to get down early if you want to park! Check out these interesting facts about one...

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Jazz Fest 2018 Lineup Revealed

Posted February 20, 2018 in Recent News

The lineup for the 2018 Jazz Fest has been revealed! Check it out below, and get tickets at http://www.nojazzfest.com/ FRIDAY, APRIL 27 Sting, Sturgill Simpson, Steel Pulse, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Ron Carter Trio, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Jon Cleary, Samantha Fish, Davell Crawford, Jake Shimabukuro, Wayne...

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Fats Domino: A Legend Passes

Posted November 03, 2017 in Recent News

Legendary New Orleans musician Antoine “Fats” Domino passed away on October 24th, 2017. New Orleans celebrated his life with a traditional second line on Wednesday night resulting in hundreds of people paying tribute in solidarity. Fats Domino #secondline crossing the St. Claude Avenue bridge #RIP #FatsDomino pic.twitter.com/tUMRDsgofM — NOLA Jazz...

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Donate to Hurricane Relief

Posted September 15, 2017 in Recent News

We can’t undo the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma, but we can still make a difference. That’s why MusiCares created this fund supporting music people affected by Hurricane Harvey, recently expanded to include victims of Hurricane Irma. The music community in Florida, Texas, and the rest of the Gulf Coast...

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President Deacon John Moore Wins Big Easy Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted May 26, 2017 in Recent News

Big congratulations to New Orleans Musician’s Union president Deacon John Moore for winning a well-deserved lifetime achievement award at the annual Big Easy Awards! Check out this Gambit article to learn more about the legend that is Deacon John Moore. Deacon John Moore: “I’m an entertainer” The New Orleans singer and...

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Join union members at Louisiana Music Industry Day, May 16

Posted May 14, 2017 in Recent News

Music is an indelible part of Louisiana’s history, culture, and economy, and right now we have the opportunity to protect and promote Louisiana music for the next generation of music makers. The Louisiana State Legislature is currently considering two bills that are essential to the music community in the state....

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Peter Cho: Educating and Organizing in the Big Easy

Posted May 09, 2017 in Recent News

Local 174-496 Board Member Peter Cho appears in the new edition of International Musician. Keep reading for his thoughts on local music education, the importance of advocacy work for working musicians in New Orleans and more:  INTERNATIONAL MUSICIAN, MAY 2017: At the Louis Armstrong Jazz Camp, where Peter...

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