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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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 counties:

San Francisco, Alameda, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey,
Napa, San Benito, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, plus all of Trinity County (except those locations specified as within the jurisdiction of Local 12, Sacramento).

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.



6th Annual Local 6 Picnic

Monday, September 7
(Labor Day)
Noon – 5pm
New Location!!!
Lake Elizabeth, Central Park
Fremont, CA
Click here for more info


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The Print Directories are here!
The Print Directories are here!

Yes, 2015 Local 6 Print Directories are available free in the office or for $3 by mail. Send in a check and we can mail you one.



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Fri, Jul 10, 2015

6th Annual Local 6 Picnic Monday, September 7 (Labor Day)

6th Annual Local 6 Picnic Monday, September 7 (Labor Day) Noon – 5pm New Location!!! Lake Elizabeth, Central Park Fremont, CA Bring your family and enjoy delicious barbecue (with veggie options), grilled by our very own Steve D’Amico, and the … Continue reading

Thu, Jul 9, 2015

Jon Hammond: “Where’s The Gig?” by Alex Walsh

Jon Hammond is a musician, composer, bandleader, publisher, journalist, TV show host, radio DJ, and multi-media entrepreneur. He currently travels the world, playing gigs and attending trade shows. THE EARLY YEARS Jon Hammond was born in Chicago in 1953. His … Continue reading

Fri, Mar 27, 2015

Denny Zeitlin: “The Heart of the Matter.” By Alex Walsh

“He is the jazz world’s most visible Renaissance man — a full time practicing psychiatrist, a medical school teacher, and a world class jazz musician.” —Don Heckman, Los Angeles Times Denny Zeitlin did not want a recording contract. He was … Continue reading

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