April 9, 2020
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The Austin Federation of Musicians is the local chapter of the American Federation of Musicians of the U.S. and Canada. The Austin Local was founded in 1907 and since then has assisted local musicians with wages, working conditions and other issues relating to their employment. We’re musicians representing and working for musicians with 300 local members. 

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Some of Our Members

“Actually, the union’s helped me a lot. They’ve gotten lots of money for me. Little things that you forget. Big things – special payment funds, special funds that come when you need’em.”

Jimmie Vaughan

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“When I’m hiring musicians for a session or gig, I just get the union membership directory for names and phone numbers. I figure if they’re not in the Union, they’re not serious.”

Floyd Domino

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"The union has been an integral part of my life as a professional symphony and gig musician. I rely on the union's assistance during symphony contract negotiations and look forward to the union's assistance in my retirement years."

Paula Bird

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Business Recommendations
The Executive Board of the Austin Federation Of Musicians has a few business recommendations for musicians during these uncertain times.

- Use a properly filed Union Contract so that your work can be protected and any cancellation will have to be negotiated...
Social Media Marketing Workshop Postponed
AFM Saturday Sessions: Social Media Marketing for Independent Musicians, which was scheduled for Saturday, March 28th 2020, will be RESCHEDULED to a future date when concerns over COVID-19 recede. Watch this space for updates.

AFM Local 433 and our presenter are...
AFM Local 433 Office To Close Temporarily, Continue Operations
UPDATE 4/6/2020:  The Austin Federation Of Musicians Office will remain closed to the public until further notice. 

The Austin Federation Of Musicians Office will close to the public for three weeks, Monday, March 16 - Friday, April 3rd. The labor union will continue...