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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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Ashokan Center

Register for Local 1000 Membership Retreat, May 2015 at the Ashokan Center

Join your Union Sisters & Brothers at the Local 1000 Gathering, May 4-6, 2015 at The Ashokan Center in Olivebridge, NY.


Congratulations to Local 1000 members!

Congratulations to Local 1000 members in achieving recognition in the Maple Blues Awards and Juno Awards.

Winter-Spring 2015 NEW DEAL

New Deal Winter-Spring 2015

The Winter-Spring 2015 New Deal is now available.


Local 1000 Membership Drive – New Members Save $100 from Jan 1 to March 31

Starting in January, we will waive the $100 initiation fee for new members joining Local 1000 between January 1 and March 31. If you are going to be at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City, bring your friends by our booth and we will sign them up!


Local 1000 Members Shine at Canadian Folk Music Awards

Local 1000 members were well represented at the 2014 Canadian Folk Music Awards held on November 29 in Ottawa.

CollectiveWorks Pete Seeger Tribute

Local 1000 Members Pay Tribute to Pete Seeger

Local 1000 Members Pay Tribute to Pete Seeger


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New Deal

  • Winter-Spring 2015 NEW DEAL
    New Deal Winter-Spring 2015

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322 West 48th Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10036

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