ArtsFest in Birmingham is a free annual festival which seeks to highlight the wealth of artistic talent in and around Birmingham. The majority of live music acts who perform do not receive any payment or expenses for their appearances, despite … (read more).
The Musicians’ Union has criticised the Café Rouge ‘Vive la Musique’ charity evenings being held on 18 September 2012 for asking musicians to perform for no fee.
Just days after the TUC Congress supported the MU’s motion asking that professional … (read more).
The MU’s campaign to ensure that musicians were paid at the London 2012 Olympics received media coverage across the UK, Europe and the USA.
Unfortunately, LOCOG continued to say that they were not aware of any official approaches to professional … (read more).