Latest News & Events

News: AFM Local 257 will close Monday, Sept. 4, in commemoration of Labor Day. We will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5. Take the day and thank a union!  unionfeatured.jpg Media Folder:  Media Root

July 26, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Event:   This popular monthly event will take place July 26 at 6 p.m. and will be hosted by Dave Abdo. Hone your chops and come on over! Open to members and nonmembers.      FREE! Come on out and sharpen your demo skills.        Local 257 Workshop Media Folder:  Media Root    

News: AFM Welcome Video 2022 Video of AFM Welcome Video 2022 Media Folder:  Media Root Enjoy! Share with your fellow musicians! Created by our own Dave Pomeroy!                

News: Click the yellow "Donate" button above to donate to the Nashville Musicians Association Crisis Assistance Fund.  ; — Donations are tax-deductible   Click the donate button below to give to the Local 257 Funeral Benefit Fund. (These donations are not tax-deductible)   If you need to apply to the Crisis Assistance fund click link below:    NMACAF Application for Assistance Download completed

August 17, 2023 - 5:30pm

Event: The next general membership meeting of the Nashville Musicians Association will be held Thursday, Aug. 17, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. We will hold the meeting remotely with Zoom teleconferencing. If you need assistance with information on how to use Zoom to call in by landline, cell phone or online, please call the local at 615-244-9514.  Please make plans to attend this very important meeting and stay

June 28, 2018 - 10:00pm to June 30, 2018 - 5:00pm

Event: Attention Local 257 members! Check your email for information on your FREE NAMM badge! See you there. Be sure to come by our booth and say hello! NAMM is June 28 - 30. Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

News: DO WE HAVE MCT MONEY FOR YOU? If you performed as a guest musician on the Nashville Network’s Music City Tonight, hosted by Crook and Chase, recorded between October 1993 and October 1995, we may have some money for you. We reached an out of court settlement with Jim Owens Entertainment (JOE) for the unauthorized airing of Music City Tonight episodes on the Luken TV network. Of the 500+ shows

News: Please remember to complete and return your ballot for the Local 257 Election either by mail or by dropping it off at the Local. Ballots MUST be received by Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Counting will begin on Dec. 11 after the close of business.  If you bring in your ballot to the Local please place it in the designated lockbox in the lobby anytime between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. NO LATER than

June 6, 2017 - 5:00pm

Event: Which AFM contract is best for your session? How do you fill out a time card? Why is recording under a union contract so important for now and for your future income? All this and more, as we demystify these contracts for you, and explain how it all works to protect you and your intellectual property. Open to members and nonmembers alike!

February 7, 2017 - 4:30pm

Event: Come join in an informal talk with Local 257 officers to discuss important issues, share stories and ask questions. Topics will include Lower Broadway, recording agreements, touring pension and more. Together we can learn from each other and work towards a better future for professional musicians in Music City.  Open to members and prospective members   4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Union Hall 11 Music

News: Stay warm! We plan to reopen with normal business hours Monday, Jan. 9, at 9 a.m.

News: AFM Local 257 will close at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, and reopen with regular hours at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 23. The early closing will be to facilitate members attending the 2 p.m. 3rd Quarter General Membership meeting.