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One reason we're Music City is this: Live music abounds! Bluegrass, country, jazz, classical, rock & roll! We have it all. Browse a sampling on our Gig Calendar, and get ready to groove!
Read our quarterly magazine online at issuu.com! Our magazines feature the latest Local 257 news, member features, reviews and much more!
Local 257 members run the gamut, from superstars to professors; orchestral, session and touring players.
As a member of the American Federation of Musicians, you are eligible to nominate up to 10 musicians, two producers, two arrangers and two engineers.
If you have an instrument issue while traveling let us know. Click here for a guide to the carryon law.
Producer, keyboardist, and songwriter David Briggs has album credits with everyone from Elvis to Joan Baez, plus a host of country artists. He's an iconic Nashville Cat!
Our rehearsal hall is free to members and includes full backline. Call 615-244-9514 for more information.
AFM Local 257 is the home of "The Finest Musicians in the World." If you're a pro and not yet a member, come see us. If you're looking for musicians, we can help you. Musicians ARE the reason Nashville is Music City.
This perennially popular event returns Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. and will be hosted by Dave Abdo. Hone your chops and come on
AFM Welcome Video 2022
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