Music Licensing for Festivals & Special Events

Do you have questions about the use of music in your business? Please review the FAQ’s below or contact a BMI representative for additional assistance.

Common Questions

Q: If Musicians Are Playing Live Music Aren't They Responsible For Public Performance Fees?

Q: If The Festival Or Special Event Is Operating At A Loss Or For Charitable Purposes, Is The Festival Presenter Still Required To Obtain A License?

Q: Is A License Required If The Musicians Only Play Their Own Arrangements Or Versions?

Q: What Are The Benefits of The Festival/Special Events Agreement & Fee Structure?