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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Local 6 General Election: Thursday, October 30, 2014

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New Local 6 printed directory: Update your contact info!

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


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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Tue, Jun 17, 2014

Local 6 General Election Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Board of Directors has established Thursday, October 30, 2014, as the date of the next General Election for Local 6. ELIGIBILITY: to be eligible to vote, members must be paid through the second quarter, which ended Monday, June 30, … Continue reading

Fri, Mar 28, 2014

Abe Battat by Alex Walsh

“As long as I had my instrument under my fingers, I was happy.” When Abe Battat got out of the army, he was convinced he was going to be a musical director for a variety show. So he went to … Continue reading

Tue, Feb 18, 2014

Patience Scales – A Giving and Gracious Lady

by Alan Thomas, Life Member, Musicians Union Local Six Patience Scales is probably the most renowned music teacher who ever taught in San Francisco. When she and I engaged in conversation after the Local Six Life Member Luncheon at Nick’s … Continue reading

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