Attention Nashville music lovers are gathering at the Eastside Bowl on August 13 and 20 for benefit concerts to help raise money to help our good friend, beloved sound engineer Frank Sass, who has been going through some tough medical struggles and needs our help. Dave will go on at 2:30 p.m on August 13, playing a solo set to kick things off. Gretchen Peters will be next up at 3:30 and several legendary Music City rock bands are performing as well. Come on down and help a good man out!! That's the Nashville Way.
This is the first of two benefits for our friend, sound engineer Frank Sas, who is dealing with some serious medical issues and needs our help. I am opening the show on Sunday, August 13, with a solo set. Other guests include Gretchen Peters, Bill Lloyd, Kim Richey, The Shazam and more! The eastside Bowl is a very cool venue, looking forward to playing there for the first time.
At the 102nd AFM Convention, Dave was elected to the position of AFM INternational VIce President. He remains as President of the Nashville Musicians Association, AFM Local 257. He served on the AFM International Executive Board for 13 years from 2010 to 2023. Tino Gagliardi is the new AFM International President, and Ken Shirk is the new AFM Secretary/Treasurer. Stay tuned for more details or visit www.afm.org.
DAVE POMEROY FOR AFM INTERNATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT - CAMPAIGN STATEMENT
My name is Dave Pomeroy, and I am a bassist, writer and producer. At the 102nd AFM Convention this June, I will be running for the position of AFM International Vice President. I have been the president of Nashville Musicians Association, AFM Local 257, since 2009, and in 2010 I was elected to the AFM International Executive Board. It has been my honor to serve AFM musicians in these two offices.
After serving 4 terms as an AFM International Executive Board member, Dave has announced that he is running for International Vice President at the upcoming AFM's 102nd Convention in June 2023 in Las Vegas. He will continue his 15-year run as President of the Nashville Musicians Association, AFM Local 257, and is running as part of the "Team Progress" slate, headed by Tino Gagliardi running for AFM President, and including Ken Shirk (Secretary/Treasurer) Alan Willaert for Canadian VP, Pomeroy, and Tina Morrison, Ed Malaga, Stephanie O'Keefe, Tracy Whitney, and Luc Fortin.
We are very excited to announce the next Dave Pomeroy & Friends show, Tuesday, January 17, 7:30 pm at 3rd and Lindsley. Dave will open the show with sopme solo tunes and then feature his great band of musicians including Pat Bergeson, Russ Pahl, Will Barrow, and Pete Abbott, with special guests Andrea Zonn and Larry Cordle! It will be a fun night of diverse music at one of Nashville's iconic venues. Tickets are just $12, and you can purchase advance tickets at the link below.
We have raised more than $11,000 with this year's free concert at Christ Church Cathedral. The concert video is online for a few more days, and the donation link is still open at www.nashvilleunlimitedchristmas.org. Here's the link to the Video and below is a review of the show. https://youtu.be/Pv0QO6hdglE Thanks to everyone involved.
This will be the 23rd year for Nashville Unlimited Christmas at Christ Church Cathedral, raising funds for the amazing work of Room in the Inn. This year's show, hosted by Dave Pomeroy with Don Henry features guests Emmylou Harris, Steve Wariner, RIders in the Sky, Billy Dean, The McCrary Sisters, Don Schlitz and more! It is a free concert with a $20 suggested donation. We have raised $497,000 over the past 30 years for Room in the Inn, and I am so grateful for the opportunity to spread the Christmas spirit and raise funds and awareness of the great work they are doing for Nashville's homeless community.