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BMI Supports New Song Arts/BerkleeNYC “Making Awesome Tracks III” Seminar on September 7 & 8

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From News, posted 8.02.19. BMI is proud to support its affiliates participating at Song Arts Academy’s & BerkleeNYC’s new two-day pop music production seminar, Making Awesome Tracks III, led by producers Jon Buscema, Pablo San Martin, and Billy Seidman. Learn contemporary studio production techniques (including Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton, Massive, Omnisphere, Battery, Serum and Sylenth… Read more...


BMI Hosts “Show and Tell” in Los Angeles

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From News, posted 6.18.19. BMI recently hosted its Show & Tell event at The Den on Sunset in West Hollywood. This HD Radio-sponsored evening of music gave emerging songwriters the opportunity to showcase original songs to a full house of their peers, industry executives and music fans. BMI’s David Streit organized this event to give… Read more...


BMI Supports Song Arts Academy Summer 2019 Workshop Starting July 1

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From News, posted 6.03.19. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Academy’s summer workshop intensive starting on Monday, July 1. The workshop is a proven and unique learning destination taught by NYU Steinhardt, New School Songwriting faculty member and Berklee NYC consultant Billy Seidman. Past writers trained in the workshop’s Advanced Song Craft Method™ include… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.11.19. Music’s biggest night returned to Los Angeles’ Staple Center, last night, for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, and true to form, a robust showing of BMI affiliates went home with the gold.  Childish Gambino’s incendiary single “This is America” made history by being the first rap song to win both the… Read more...


BMI Supports New Song Arts Songwriting Workshop Starting October 23

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From News, posted 9.19.18. BMI is proud to support its songwriter members at Song Arts Academy’s last Workshop Intensive of 2018, starting Tuesday, October 23. SAA is a proven and unique learning destination taught by NYU Steinhardt, New School Songwriting faculty member and Berklee NYC Consultant Billy Seidman. Past writers trained in the SAA “Advanced… Read more...


BMI’s Acoustic Lounge Puts The Spotlight on the Songwriter

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From News, posted 9.18.18. BMI held its September Acoustic Lounge showcase at Hotel Café in Los Angeles on September 11, featuring stirring performances of original music by a new crop of singer/songwriters including Chris Arena, Haddon Cord, ILKA, and Leyo. BMI’s Acoustic Lounge is a free monthly series that gives emerging songwriters an opportunity to… Read more...


BMI Honors John Prine With Troubadour Award

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From News, posted 9.11.18. Last night, BMI proudly honored legendary singer-songwriter John Prine with its Troubadour Award at the Company’s Nashville headquarters. The private dinner celebrated the career of Prine, with additional musical homage paid by country and folk heavy hitters that included Kacey Musgraves, Brandi Carlile, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Brandy Clark, and… Read more...


BMI Supports its Songwriters & Producers at Song Arts Academy’s New Songwriters Workshop Intensive

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From News, posted 4.30.18. BMI is proud to support its members at Song Arts Academy’s new Workshop Intensive starting Monday, June 4. SAA is a proven and unique learning destination taught by NYU and New School Songwriting faculty member Billy Seidman. Past writers trained in the SAA “Advanced Song Craft Method™” include: Rachel Platten, Bebe… Read more...


BMI Supports Song Arts Academy Writers Intensive – Starts January 22

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From News, posted 12.18.17. BMI is proud to support its songwriter members at Song Arts Academy’s first Workshop Intensive of 2018. A proven and unique learning destination for songwriters taught by NYU and New School faculty member Billy Seidman, this workshop starts Monday, January 22, and runs for five consecutive Monday evenings: 1/22, 1/29, 2/5,… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Shine at Maui

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From News, posted 12.08.17. Relive the excitement and rare, intimate performances from chart-topping songwriters like Eric Church, Heather Morgan, BMI Icon Bob DiPiero, Lily Meola, Ed Roland, Randy Houser, Maren Morris, Luke Dick, Casey Beathard, Jon Pardi and Ashley McBryde, as well as legends like Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson, all in the tropical splendor… Read more...


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Upcoming Singer-Songwriter events

Jan 6 2020 BMI Acoustic Lounge - Los Angeles
Jan 7 2020 Jason Blume Songwriting Workshop: Nashville
Jan 14 2020 California Copyright Conference: Sherman Oaks, CA
Jan 16 2020 Mountain High Music Festival: Crested Butte, CO
Jan 16 2020 BMI 101 Workshop: Los Angeles
Jan 17 2020 Mountain High Music Festival: Crested Butte, CO
Jan 18 2020 Mountain High Music Festival: Crested Butte, CO
Jan 22 2020 Folk Alliance International: New Orleans
Jan 23 2020 Sundance Film Festival - Park City, UT
Jan 23 2020 Folk Alliance International: New Orleans

Recent Singer-Songwriter events

Dec 12 2019 Billboard Women In Music: Los Angeles
Dec 9 2019 BMI presents…“8 off 8th”: Nashville, TN
Dec 7 2019 BMI Maui Songwriters Festival: Maui, HI
Dec 6 2019 BMI Maui Songwriters Festival: Maui, HI
Dec 5 2019 BMI Maui Songwriters Festival: Maui, HI
Dec 4 2019 BMI Acoustic Lounge: New York
Dec 4 2019 California Copyright Conference Holiday Party & Annual & Apollo Awards: Sherman Oaks, CA
Dec 4 2019 BMI Saxon Songwriter Series: Austin, TX
Dec 2 2019 BMI Acoustic Lounge - Los Angeles
Nov 26 2019 BMI Know Them Now: New York