Latest News & Events

News: The Nashville Musicians Association, AFM Local 257, will be closed for Veteran's Day on Monday, Nov. 11. We will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12. 

December 3, 2019 - 6:00pm

Event: Formerly known as the Musician-Songwriter Jam, this great networking opportunity is open to members and nonmembers. Guitarist Rusty Russell is the host of this event. Whether you’re new to Nashville or an established Music City veteran, this monthly event is a great hang — and much more. You’ll work up new songs as part of a “session band,” the way Nashville pros have done it for decades, adding

November 7, 2019 - 2:00pm

Event: The next general membership meeting of the Nashville Musicians Association will be Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at 2 p.m. at the local.  Please make plans to attend and get involved in the business of your local. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Important agenda including a vote to set member annual dues for 2020. 

News: Our National AFM director of legislative policy, Alphonso Pollard, has released a new guide for musicians flying with instruments. You can check it out here. If you have a problem with an airline regarding this policy, please let us know by calling or dropping us a line at You may want to download a copy of the new law to carry with you. Click here to view the law or download