Providence Federation of Musicians

AFM Local 198-457
Chartered May 24, 1902

172 Longfellow Street
Providence, RI 02907-2621

Phone: (401) – 780 – 6887
Fax: (401) – 780 – 0556


Office Hours:
By appointment

AFM 24-Hour Emergency Assistance (MEMBERS ONLY)

Outside of normal office hours, should you experience an emergency, you can call one of the AFM’s 24-hour toll-free hotlines. A representative from the AFM will be happy to assist you.

Within the USA:
AFM Federation Office 1-800-ROADGIG (1-800-762-3444)

Within Canada:
AFM Canadian Office 1-800-INFOFED (1-800-463-6333)


Local 198-457 Officers
Edward J. Plunkett, President
Al DeAndrade, Vice-President
Vern Graham, Secretary-Treasurer
Carl Hosbond, Executive Board
John A Worsley, Executive Board

Local 198-457 Jurisdiction

(A) In Rhode Island, the City of Providence, and the cities and towns of: Albion, Barrington, Burrillville, Central Falls, Charlestown, Coventry, Cranston, Cumberland, East Greenwich, East Providence, Exeter, Forestdale, Foster, Gloucester, Harrisville, Hopkinton, Jamestown, Johnston, Lincoln, Manville, Mapleville, Middletown, Mohegan, Narragansett, Nasonville, New Shoreham (Block Island), Newport, North Kingstown, North Providence, North Smithfield, Oakland, Pascoag, Pawtucket, Portsmouth, Richmond, Scituate, Slatersville, Smithfield, South Kingstown (including the village of Kingston), Warwick, West Greenwich, West Warwick, Woonsocket;
(B) In Massachusetts, the cities and towns of Attleboro, Mansfield, North Attleboro, Plainville, Seekonk, and Chartley;
(C) and additions, deletions or changes which may be hereafter mandated by the American Federation of Musicians.