Latest News & Events

News: Local 257 will be closed Friday, April 19 and will reopen with regular business hours Monday, April 22. 

May 7, 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

News: Local 257 will be closed on Monday, May 27 in commemoration of Memorial Day. We will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 28. Please have a safe holiday.

May 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

Event: The next general membership meeting of the Nashville Musicians Association will be Tuesday, May 14, 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.

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