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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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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.

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Local 1000 Members Pay Tribute to Pete Seeger

Local 1000 Members Pay Tribute to Pete Seeger

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New Deal Summer 2014

The Summer 2014 New Deal is now available. In this issue: Carry it On / Fall Membership Meeting and Upcoming Elections / Local 1000 Members Honored with Joe Hill Award/ Executive Board Meets in NYC / Membership Updates / Letter from the President / Upcoming conferences / Peacebuilding Through Cultural Exchange/ SERFA Report /Membership Retreat 2015

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Carry it On – New Local 1000 Song and Highlander Retreat Report

“Why didn’t we do this before?” by Steve Eulberg   That is the question I kept asking myself after we completed the final portion of our Members Retreat at Highlander this past May.   We are a union local composed of a great many song-singers and songwriters, but in my decade-plus as a member I […]

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Fair Trade Music article by Daphne Carr on newmusicbox.org

Read Daphne Carr’s informative article about Fair Trade Music posted July 14, 2014 on New Music Box:   Good Vibrations: Towards a Fair Trade Standard For Live Music by Daphne Carr


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