Fair Trade Music is for and by Portland musicians.
It’s a grassroots effort to enrich and enliven Portland’s music scene.
It’s lucky enough to be supported by AFM Local 99. Union membership is not required.
It’s about making better music and getting more people out to see it, so that both clubs and musicians can thrive.
It’s about helping musicians help each other.
It’s about improving working conditions, like loading zones for musicians
it’s about making music sustainable with a basic minimum wage
And, since there are numerous, very creative ideas about us floating around,
What we’re not