December 3, 1963 – February 26, 2020Read more
Paul English, a Life Member of Local 72-147, passed away on February 11, 2020. He was the longtime drummer, best friend,Read more
December 18, 1949 – January 27, 2020Read more
Peggy Miller Zimmers passed away peacefully at her home in Frisco on January 10, 2020, at the age of 93.Read more
Phoenix Abbo Violin
Anthony Adario Bassoon
Shawn Amos Vocalist
Jenna Barghouti Violin
The purpose of the DFW Musicians COVID-19 Relief Fund is to provide assistance for freelance members of Local 72-147 who do not have guaranteed income and benefits under collective bargaining agreements, and who are in severe hardship situations due to lost income from cancelled freelance jobs. To donate or apply for financial relief go to www.musiciansdfw.org.Read more
With the Passage of the CARES Act on March 27, The Federal Government is subsidizing important unemployment benefits that now cover musicians who have lost work due to the Covid-19 Crisis.
This new legislation gives jobless musicians and other working people larger unemployment benefits over a longer period of time—including those who rely on freelance jobs. For the first time, musicians whose work is covered by 1099s are eligible for benefits – if they are out of work due to the COVID-19 shut down – and they have every right to apply.
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We are pleased to announce this new section of The Dallas/Fort Worth Musician. If you wish to post an item, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-469-6040.Read more
Call your senators at 844-551-6921 and urge them to reject the Grassley-Alexander proposal, which would harm the Butch Lewis Act. Tell them to support legislation that will provide retirees with their hard-earned benefits and stabilize the multiemployer pension system overall. Anything less is unacceptable.Read more
We are currently putting together a Membership Engagement Committee to help plan membership meetings, activities and special events. Please let us know if you would like to be a part of pulling our community of musicians together. Call the Union Offices at 817-469-6040 or email SWilliams@musiciansdfw.org.Read more