BMI sponsored acclaimed musical bender Next BIG Nashville September 10-14. The festival explores the other side of Music City, highlighting the pop and rock community thriving in the country music capitol of the world.
Along with new co-sponsor American SongSpace.com, BMI hosted its 2nd Annual VIP Brunch Saturday, September 13 at Cabana, offering festival performers and industry hipsters the opportunity to mingle over coffee, cheese grits and other scrumptious brunch fare. Saturday evening at Mercy Lounge, a salient lineup comprising Cary Ann Hearst, Courtney Jaye, Modoc, Erin McCarley and MONA commandeered the stage for BMI's Next BIG Nashville showcase.
About Next BIG Nashville
Next BIG Nashville is the dynamic representation, and celebration, of a community in transition: a transition from a town known worldwide as the home of country music to a modern metropolitan city teeming with a diverse array of arts and industry - from professional sports franchises and international corporate headquarters to a bountiful and diverse community of music makers and music lovers. Now in its third year, Next BIG Nashville brings together the various components of the community from music business decision makers and associated artists to the city's eclectic and active fanbase for a weeklong stint in the spotlight. www.nextbignashville.net