Latest News & Events

News: Local 257 will close for the Christmas and New Years holidays from Dec. 20, 2018 -- Jan. 1, 2019 and will reopen with regular business hours Jan. 2 at 9 a.m. We hope you have a happy holdiay season!

November 5, 2018 - 2:30pm

Event: The next general membership meeting of the Nashville Musicians Association will be Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at the local.  Please make plans to attend and get involved in the business of your local.  2019 Annal Dues proposal will be brought for a vote. There will also be reports from the president and secretary-treasurer.

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

December 11, 2018 - 6:00pm

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