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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 Gathering, 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.

Ken Whiteley receives Utah Phillips Award

Ken Whiteley presented with Utah Phillips Award

Thank you Ken, for your many years of service, we are proud to have you in our union!


2015 Folk Alliance and Membership Meeting Report

Reports and Minutes from our February 2015 meetings at Folk Alliance


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!


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New Deal

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

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