Musicians Union Local 6
116 Ninth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Telephone: 415-575-0777
Office Hours: 10am to 4pm
Dues Dept. closes at 3:30pm

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New Local 6 printed directory:
Last day to update your contact info is December 31st.

A new directory will be printed in early 2015. Please make sure your contact info is up to date in our Local 6 database. Call (415) 575-0777 to update your information, or email


Local 6 Holiday Schedule

Office will be closed:
Christmas Day (and day after)
New Years Day


Local 6 Wishes You A Happy Holiday Season!

AFM Local 6 Holiday Party 2014 (Photo by Mark Drury)

AFM Local 6 Holiday Party 2014 (Photo by Mark Drury)


The Musicians Union Local 6 is a labor union for professional musicians. Our goal is to improve the economic status, social position and general welfare of our members. We serve the following Bay Area locations: Includes all of San Francisco, Alameda, Marin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Monterey Counties.

Membership is open to all musicians and vocalists who work part-time or full-time in pop, rock, country, jazz, classical, folk or other areas of music making. We are affiliated with the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM). If you are outside of our jurisdiction and would like to find the local in your area, visit the AFM National Website.



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AFM6 Blog

Fri, Dec 19, 2014

How To Take A Guitar Onto An Airplane Without Losing Your Mind by Alex Walsh

Breath deep. Pray. Sweat. Cross Your Fingers. Try to forget about it. Get to the front of the line when they call for children and pregnant women to board. Keep your head down. Act casual. Act like you own the … Continue reading

Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Do You Have A Fixed Mindset Or A Growth Mindset? by Alex Walsh

A few months ago I discovered this book “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success”, by Dr. Carol S. Dweck. I’m pretty sure I heard about it from Derek Sivers blog post “Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset”. Here’s a basic summary … Continue reading

Wed, Dec 3, 2014

Top Ten Reasons To Be A Music Major by Beth Zare

We recently learned that the San Francisco Conservatory of Music will be housing students in the top five floors of the new 11 story building under construction next door to the Local 6 office. That got us thinking about all … Continue reading

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