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Welcome to the London Musicians’ Association

Featuring musicians of all genres, teachers of all instruments, local music news and events, the London Musicians’ Association is a non-profit organization with an objective to provide its members with services and support to maximize success in the music business.

We are an association of musicians living in SW Ontario who perform on local and international stages. Our affiliation with the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada provides LMA members with representation thoughout North America. We are dedicated to establishing and maintaining professional standards, ethics and fees in the music industry.

Musician Booking Referral

LMA Music Services

Find the right musicians for your event or project easy and stress free. Our diverse membership provide a wide variety of music styles on demand. Their experience and professionalism removes the difficulties associated with hiring live music. Or if you’re interested in learning how to play music we have many accomplished teachers that play a wide variety of instruments.

WHAT WE DO

MEMBER BENEFITS

Information, documents and resources for the music business
TOURING

American Work Visas

LMA Members have access to US Work Permits for touring and Showcase visas for events like SXSW in Austin, TX. We also provide assistance with tour preparations like IRS withholding and carnet manifests, plus support from AFM locals throughout North America.

CO-FUNDING

Music Performance Fund

Contact our office for access to the Music Performance Fund which provides co-funding for live music throughout SW Ontario. Through MPF funding the LMA supports a variety of local programs including Jazz for the People and the Springbank Gardens Concert Series.

BOOKING

Music Services

In addition to the LMA’s online musician/teacher request and booking referral, the AFM provides services for the freelance musician or group including AFM Entertainment and GoPro for international exposure.

INSURANCE

Instrument & Liability

HUB Insurance provides LMA members with affordable instrument and liability coverage. American Income Life provides a $3000 AD&D benefit free to LMA members.

REPRESENTATION

Performance Contracts

LMA members have access to AFM Live Performance  and Recording contracts for Canada and the United States that will be defended by the AFM in the event of default.

Finances

Musicians Pension Fund

The Musicians’ Pension Fund of Canada is one of the largest pension funds in the entertainment industry. Every year, tens of millions of dollars are paid out to musicians who have made use of this benefit.

Live Music Community

LMA Supported Events

Jazz for the People

Live jazz at the Wolf Performance Hall 7-9pm on the last Wednesday of the month. Co-sponsored by  the Music Performance Fund .

 

Springbank Gardens Concert Series

Summer Sundays 2-4pm featuring a diversity of exceptional local groups. Co-sponsored by the the Music Performance Fund.

 

Jack Richardson London Music Awards

Working closely with the organizers of our city's awards show featuring the best of London's musicians, providing professional advice for local musicians.

 

Wortley Village Jazz & Blues Festival

End of the summer music street festival co-sponsored by the Music Performance Fund.

 

AFM & LMA TWITTER FEEDS
International Musician Magazine & LMA News

"I urge you to get involved. The labor movement and our union's strength is dependent upon member just like you! We need you now more than ever." - Jay Blumenthal, AFM International Secretary-Treasurer
https://t.co/u8RTcw3L8d

Guthrie Trapp, member of Local 257 (Nashville, TN), released "Life After Dark" earlier this year. It pays tribute to his musical influences from childhood to the present day and takes on a range of genres from traditional country to rock. Check it out!
https://t.co/Xu7BHqB0J7

On August 13-17, the 43rd annual Conference of the Organization of Canadian Symphony Musicians (OCSM) was held at the Hotel Pur in Quebec City, Quebec. Here, members discussed diversity and inclusion, airline policies and regulations, auditions, and more.
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The newest line of Breedlove Lu'au Concert ukuleles feature a mahogany neck, solid Sitka spruce top, and myrtlewood back and sides. They have 18 frets, nickel open gear tuners, and a UK-T1 pickup.
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The GHS Fingerboard Care Kit works on all instruments with natural, non-glossy, darker fingerboards. It can be used on electric, acoustic, classical and bass guitars, as well as mandolins, banjos, ukuleles, and more.
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LMA Artists & Articles

Articles about LMA members, and topics important to local musicians..

Royal Lynn: Singer/Songwriter

Royale Lynn – Singer/Songwriter www.royalelynnmusic.com Royale Lynn is a singer/songwriter from Aylmer, Ontario. From a very young age, Royale was singing, song writing, and performing. She grew up listening to Shania Twain, Johnny Cash, and many more country artists....

JRMA 2018 Hall of Fame Announcement

Jack Richardson Music Hall of Fame Inductees 2018 GORDIE TAPP 2018 Inductee Gordie Tapp was a consummate performer – a comedian, musician, storyteller, and scriptwriter known for his passion for performing and his professionalism. But he is also known as a consummate...

Office Location & Hours

 352 Talbot Street, London, ON, N6A 2R6

MON-FRI
11:00am – 3:00pm

PHONE: 519-685-2540

AFM 24-Hour Emergency Assistance

(MEMBERS ONLY)

Within Canada:

CFM Office: 1-800-INFOFED (1-800-463-6333)

Within the USA:

AFM Office 1-800-ROADGIG (1-800-762-3444)

londonmusicians279@gmail.com

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