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BMI Bulletin Board: May

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.10.18. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


Tips for Recording a Compelling Demo

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.10.18. Many of the world’s best-sounding records required only a handful of recording tracks—and such minimalism can still work wonders for today’s demo makers Read more...


Rain or Shine, BMI Hosts First Show of Rooftop on The Row with The Oak Ridge Boys and Trea Landon

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From News, posted 4.26.18. Music Row tastemakers, family and friends packed the BMI lobby in place of the rainy rooftop April 24 to enjoy the first of several summer shows to be held at BMI. Hosted by BMI with the help of event sponsors George Dickel Tennessee Whisky, NASH FM 103.3 and 95.5 NASH ICON,… Read more...


BMI and Alt 97.5 Return to the Basement East with Nightingail and Sun Seeker for Eastside Sounds

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From News, posted 4.26.18. Indie-folk songwriter Alicia Gail, a.k.a. Nightingail, delivered a stunning set during the latest installment of BMI and Alt 97.5’s Eastside Sounds series at the Basement East April 23, followed by a crowd-pleasing high-energy performance from Nashville-based alt-rockers Sun Seekers. Each night of the popular series offers free admission, a “happy half-hour”… Read more...


BMI and Tito’s Host Special Release Party for Record Store Day

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From News, posted 4.26.18. In honor of Record Store Day on April 21, BMI and Tito’s Handmade Vodka held a private release party on April 18 featuring the premiere of a 20-minute documentary, “5 Turns Around the Sun,” and the launch of two special edition records, Sun Record Company Vol. 5 and Malaco: The Last… Read more...


BMI Hits the Beach With the Best And Brightest Rising Talent for 2018 Hangout Music Festival

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From News, posted 4.18.18. BMI will set up camp on the beach for the sixth consecutive year with its next wave of top-notch breaking acts at Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, May 18-20. The three-day beach party is sure to be packed with sun, sand and song, as BMI continues to… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 ACM Winners

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From News, posted 4.16.18. There were several big wins for BMI affiliates last night at the Academy of Country Music Awards, held in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The star-studded event celebrated the best in country with performances by some of its biggest stars, including Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett, Luke… Read more...


How to Write Non-Visual Lyrics That Engage Listeners

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.12.18. “Show—Don’t Tell” is one of the basic tenets taught in almost every songwriting class. Writing cinematic lyrics—lyrics that incorporate visual imagery that listeners can envision like a movie in their minds—is often thought of as one of the most effective ways to connect with audiences. Cinematic lyrics do not spell out… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: April

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.12.18. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


BMI Hosts Annual Tin Pan South Show with Rhett Akins and Friends

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From News, posted 4.06.18. On Tuesday night, BMI packed out iconic Nashville venue 3rd + Lindsley for their annual Tin Pan South show. Curated by two-time BMI Songwriter of the Year Rhett Akins and 2017 BMI Icon Bob DiPiero, the show kicked off with a surprise performance from Akins and son Thomas Rhett. With the… Read more...


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