Did you know that traveling musicians pack a union along with their guitars and banjos to protect them on the road? This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll find out about Pete Seeger’s union–Musicians Local 1000– which represents traveling folk, bluegrass and acoustic performers. Then, we’ll talk to Greg Gould, local machinist and part of an IAM band called UnioNation, which breaks stereotypes about what labor music is. Tune in Thursday at 6PM, rebroadcast Friday at 5AM.

ON Heartland Labor Forum | June 19, 2014 | 6:00 pm

Musicians Local 1000: Pete Seeger’s Union and Greg Gould: Union Man

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Did you know that traveling musicians pack a union along with their guitars and banjos to protect them on the road? This week on the Heartland Labor Forum, we’ll find out about Pete Seeger’s union–Musicians Local 1000– which represents traveling folk, bluegrass and acoustic performers. Then, we’ll talk to Greg Gould, local machinist and part of an IAM band called UnioNation, which breaks stereotypes about what labor music is. Tune in Thursday at 6PM, rebroadcast Friday at 5AM.

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