Melissa Etheridge is one of rock music’s great female icons. An AFM Local 47 member since 1984, the iconic singer-songwriter will headline and close out the 2019 Pride Festival at Marston Point in Balboa Park, San Diego on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Continue reading
Inside This Issue:
Celebrating Pride Month
Musicians send letters of love to the LGBTQ+ community
Melissa Etheridge to Headline Pride Festival
Iconic singer/songwriter will perform at the celebrations in San Diego
Musicians kick up efforts to win fair contracts in streaming era
Tom Morello: Cultural Warrior to be honored at Labor 411 Blue Tie Gala
Overture Online is optimized for reading via smartphone or tablet. For those without access to a smart device, issues may be viewed on a web browser here. Local 47 members may download archived pdf versions from the members section at afm47.org. Continue reading
June is Pride Month, and we’re celebrating with our #ListenLA Pride Playlist!
Featuring a mix of prominent artists who belong to the LGBTQ+ community, along with those who are outspoken allies, this playlist features songs featuring empowered lyrics and danceable rhythms that inspire pride and equality for all. And of course, all of these anthems were recorded union in Los Angeles with AFM Local 47 musicians.