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    The DFW Musician COVID-19 Relief Fund is taking applications for support for fall 2020. The purpose of the DFW Musicians COVID-19 Relief Fund is to aid in the financial relief of Local 72-147 Musicians who show a demonstrated loss of employment and/or independent contractor income due to the loss and/or cancellation of engagements during the


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    As Vice President of Local 72-147, I want to thank everyone for the generous support which has made the DFW Musicians COVID-19 Relief Fund possible. I have had the sober privilege of serving on the committee raising money for the fund as well as assessing the needs of the applicants and disbursement amounts to be


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    FWSO returned to live performance at Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium. This month the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra began its Classical Subscription Series just two weeks after Bass Hall abruptly announced that its doors would be closed through December. The FWSO quickly pivoted by moving its series into the Will Rogers Memorial Auditorium, where the company


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    Election season is coming into the home stretch, and this is a good time to think about donating to TEMPO, which stands for Taskforce for Employment of Musicians Promotional Organization. TEMPO is the AFM’s Political Action Committee.  The TEMPO Fund pays for the AFM’s lobbying efforts.  The AFM’s Legislative Director, Alfonso Pollard, is a very


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    “Jazz from Denton, Texas” Wednesday Night Series at Steve’s Wine Bar in Denton was kicked off Wednesday, September 16. Through the support of Music Performance Trust Fund, this series creates socially distanced gigs for musicians to combat the lack of employment caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. These performances were performed to an empty venue —


  • Local 72-147 Elections This Fall

    Nominations to be Taken: Sunday, November 1 at 4:30 pm

    Elections to be Held: Sunday, December 6, 2020

    Local 72-147 bylaws provide for triennial (every three years) nomination and election of officers and convention delegates. Nominations will be taken for the following officers: President, Vice President, Secretary-Treasurer, and eight Executive Board Members. The President and Secretary-Treasurer are the first two delegates to the AFM Convention read more...
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