Linny Nance Music Performed at Klyde Warren Park under special funding provided by Music Performance Trust Fund in recognition of Black History Month Local 72-147 and Music Performance Trust Fund joins the entire nation in celebration of Black History Month in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve […]
Local 72-147 has been representing musicians since the chartering of Local 72 in Fort Worth in 1898 and Local 147 in Dallas in 1901. But before 1965 during the dark era of segregation, black musicians fighting the discrimination of segregation and working to advocate for the rights of musicians formed AFM locals on their own. […]
Upcoming Local 72-147 General Membership Meeting Note New Date: Monday, March 6, 2023 – 7:00 PM Special Presentation – “Protecting Yourself With Union Contracts” Meeting Agenda with a Special Presentation on Union Contracts Learn to Negotiate Terms of a Gig and Put those Terms in Enforceable Writing with Union Contracts Discussion Covers Single Engagement Pricing, Negotiation, Streaming, and Recording Contracts […]
On December 14, the Musicians of the Casa Mañana ratified a five-year agreement running from September 2021 through August 2026. This comes after many months of tense negotiations and a tempestuous year marked by a dispute over the use of recorded tracks in the company’s production of Matilda the Musical last February. Upon the Union’s […]
Negotiations for a successor collective bargaining agreement commenced in late September, and talks have continued through the fall between Local 72-147 and Management of Broadway Dallas. Formerly Dallas Summer Musicals, Broadway Dallas (which rebranded this year) presents touring shows in the Music Hall at Fair Park in Dallas, and employs local musicians for the pit […]
Please let us Know if You Know a Member Who Needs Assistance. Musicians can be the most vulnerable people in the world when health crises occur. Even a short illness can cost a musician critical income beyond the actual costs of health care. Many Local 72-147 musicians have benefited from assistance from the Bill Collins […]
As we settle into the holiday season for 2022 (and are looking at some serious COLD this week), it is a good time to reflect on the work we have done and to make plans for the new year in front of us. I am pleased that we can now look forward again: we can […]
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