Overture Online App

Frequency: Published monthly
Circulation: 4,000+

Our Overture Online app/emagazine is published the 1st of each month. The app is available for free download on smartphones and tablets from the Apple App Store & Google Play.

While optimized for viewing as an app, readers without smart devices can also access our emagazine on any web browser (flash required). Browse the web archives.


15th of each month preceding issue date

Overture Magazine

Frequency: Published quarterly
Circulation: Approx 7,000

Our award-winning Overture Magazine, redesigned as a color magazine in Spring 2015, is mailed to the homes of our more than 7,000 members every January, April, July and October. Learn more about Overture Magazine.

2017/18 Deadlines

April / Spring 2017: March 10, 2017
July / Summer 2017: June 9, 2017
October / Fall 2017: Sept. 11, 2017
January / Winter 2018: Dec. 8, 2017

April / Spring 2018: March 12, 2018
July / Summer 2018: June 11, 2018
October / Fall 2018: Sept. 11, 2018
January / Winter 2019: Dec. 7, 2018

The Local 47 Beat

Frequency: Every other Friday
Circulation: 4,500+

The Local 47 Beat

Our award-winning email newsletter, The Local 47 Beat, is delivered to our members' inboxes every other Friday to announce the latest news in music, entertainment, and the labor movement. View recent issues of The Local 47 Beat here.

2017 Schedule:

January 6, 20
February 3, 17
March 3, 17, 31
April 14, 28
May 12, 26
June 9, 23
July 7, 21
August 4, 18
September 1, 15, 29
October 13, 27
November 10

(holiday schedule TBD in mid-November)

View ad specs & reserve your next Beat ad here.

Member Directory Book

Click here for information on our annual Directory.

There is no fee to post an audition notice in Overture Magazine & Overture Online for orchestras that have a current CBA with Local 47. For orchestras outside of Local 47’s jurisdiction offering union employment, the fee is $100 per issue. Submission deadline: 15th of the month preceding issue date. Submit Audition Notices to: advertising@afm47.org, fax 323.993.3147, phone 323.993.3162

* DISCLAIMER: To place an ad promoting a musical recording or concert/musical event, there must be an AFM contract associated with the recording or performance, which must be verified prior to ad placement. All advertisements are subject to acceptance by the publisher. The publisher will not accept advertisements that are illegal, defamatory, or an infringement on a third party's rights. The publisher has the right to refuse or edit any ad copy deemed inappropriate or offensive.