The Musicians' Association of Seattle Celebrates 115 Years Providing Live Musical Entertainment
On Friday, March 1, 2013 the Musicians' Association of Seattle, Local 76-493 will be celebrating 115 years as affiliates of the American Federation of Musicians and one of the oldest continuously operating businesses in Seattle.
The celebration includes an open house from 4-7 PM at 3209 Eastlake Ave E, Seattle, 98102 with live musical entertainment, champagne, cake and vintage photo displays of some of Seattle's most talented and prolific musicians from the early 1900's to present day.
The Musicians' Association of Seattle, a labor union of professional musicians provides live musical entertainment for the Seattle community. Local 76-493 members have been performing in vaudeville, burlesque, silent films, Broadway shows, nightclubs, circuses, radio broadcasts, weddings, parades, symphony, opera, ballet, television & radio commercials, and locally produced children’s television programs for the last 115 years.
The establishment of the Music Performance Trust Fund in 1948 has allowed Seattle AFM members to give thousands of free performances to audiences of all ages and diversity.
Local 76-493 currently represents over 450 professional musicians in Western Washington, including the musicians of the Tacoma Symphony, 5th Ave Theatre, ACT Theatre, Paramount Theatre and Village Theatre.
Free parking available in the back in spots marked "Eastlake Bldg."