Latest News & Events

News: Local 257 will be closed Friday, March. 30 and will reopen with regular business hours Monday, April 2. 

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: The Nashville Musicians Association will be closed for President's Day Monday, Feb. 19. We will reopen Tuesday with regular business hours. 

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

May 15, 2018 - 2:00pm

Event: The next general membership meeting of the Nashville Musicians Association will be Tuesday May 15, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the local.  Please make plans to attend and get involved in the business of your local.  

May 8, 2018 - 6:00pm

Event: The Local 257 monthly jam went to a new format in March. Jam reorganizer John Mattick said he sees the event as a way to “get the musician and songwriter communities together and create a networking opportunity.” Lee Warden and Scott Metko, along with Mattick, are ring-leading the event, with help from John Donahoe. Mattick explained how the event works: “I encourage songwriters to send me MP3s

October 2, 2015 - 10:00am to December 31, 2017 - 6:00pm

Event: Several of our legendary members will be celebrated at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum as part of the "Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats" exhibit, which includes displays on the session work of David Briggs, Kenny Buttrey, Fred Carter Jr., Charlie Daniels, Pete Drake, Lloyd Green, Ben Keith, Grady Martin, Charlie McCoy, Wayne Moss, Weldon Myrick, Norbert Putnam, Jerry Reed, Pig