Latest News & Events
News: Members will vote on next year's dues amounts and a variety of important topics will be discussed.
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: Local 257 will be closed on Monday, May 28 in commemoration of Memorial Day. We will reopen at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 29. Please have a safe holiday.
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: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. You may want to download a copy of the new law to carry with you. Click here to view the law or download
Event: The Local 257 monthly jam went to a new format in March 2017. 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