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BMI Celebrates 15 Years at ACL With Must-See Lineup

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From News, posted 9.14.17. For the fifteenth year in a row, BMI will bring the best up-and-coming artists across all genres to the BMI stage at the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Music-enthusiasts can kick off each day at the legendary Zilker Park checking out some of the hottest BMI singer-songwriters and bands October 6-8… Read more...


BMI Brings the Vibe, Volume & Variety to SXSW 2017

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From News, posted 4.03.17. BMI had all the bases covered at this year’s SXSW, bringing a host of fresh faces and bold new sounds to stages across the festival. Now in its 30th year, SXSW remains a vital event for many aspiring bands and singer/songwriters, providing them the coveted exposure and influential industry spotlight to… Read more...


BMI Sonidos Alternos Latin Showcase Rocks SXSW 2017

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From News, posted 3.17.17. BMI’s Sonidos Alternos Latin showcase brought some serious flavor to SXSW on Thursday. Austin’s Congress Avenue venue, The Townshend, was full to capacity, and attendees were treated to spirited performances by indie-pop siren Madame Récamier, alternative pop-rock singer/songwriter Nea Agostini, GRAMMY-nominated genre-melding singer/songwriter Gustavo Galindo, GRAMMY-winner and former Calle 13 vocalist… Read more...


Behind the Scenes: BMI’s Sam Cox on Breaking Through at SXSW

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From The Weekly, posted 3.10.17. SXSW starts this week - are you ready? I’m really excited for this year’s festival. We have a great lineup of stellar talent, that I think festivalgoers and fans alike will be really blown away. We have everything from up-and-comers Vera Blue and Cherry Glazerr, to established acts like… Read more...


Not-So-Hidden Gem: The BMI Stage at ACL Fest

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From News, posted 10.11.16. The BMI stage at Austin City Limits Festival proved once again to be a not-so-hidden gem for the best up-and-coming artists across all genres. Taking place across two weekends, September 30 to October 1 and October 7 to 9, the fourteenth anniversary of the BMI stage featured top country songwriter Maren… Read more...


Get Ready to Line Up for the BMI Stage at ACL 2016

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From News, posted 9.13.16. BMI has lined up a stellar group of 24 bands who will head to Austin, TX, to hit the BMI-sponsored stage at the 2016 Austin City Limits Music Festival. Held across two weekends, September 30 to October 3 and October 7 to 9, the festival will take place in the famed… Read more...


BMI Latin Returns to SXSW 2016 With a Kaleidoscope of Styles at BMI Acoustic Latin Sounds Showcase

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From News, posted 3.21.16. One of the highlights of this year’s SXSW 2016 was BMI’s Acoustic Latin Sounds Showcase, which was held on Friday, March 18 at Departure Lounge in Austin, TX. BMI’s Latin team brought back the successful showcase which gives a platform to a diverse array of Latin music, including Latin pop, rock,… Read more...


BMI Hosts Annual Film/TV Dinner at 2016 SXSW

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From News, posted 3.15.16. BMI’s Film/TV department held its annual dinner on Monday, March 14, 2016, at Cantina Laredo during the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX. Guests included some of BMI’s most in-demand composers, a who’s who of indie filmmakers, and other notable members of the Film/TV industry. The dinner allowed invited guests to take… Read more...


BMI Storms the Stages at SXSW 2016

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From News, posted 3.14.16. Ask your nearest rabid music fan what March means, and you’re bound to get a shout-out to SXSW. Now into its third decade of band-breaking and taste-making, this pivotal Austin festival is known for showcasing the best and brightest new acts from across the indie spectrum. For 2016, BMI is incredibly… Read more...


BMI’s Jody Williams Recognized for Dedication to Songwriters

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From News, posted 2.24.16. BMI’s Vice President of Writer Publisher Relations in Nashville, Jody Williams, was recently the recipient of the prestigious Darrell K Royal Texas Music Legend Award, named for the legendary University of Texas football coach known for his respect and appreciation for musicians. The award honors those who have provided recognition and… Read more...


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Oct 15 2017 BMI Stage @ ACL Fest: Austin, TX
Oct 15 2017 ACL Fest: Austin, TX
Oct 14 2017 BMI Stage @ ACL Fest: Austin, TX
Oct 14 2017 ACL Fest: Austin, TX
Oct 13 2017 BMI Stage @ ACL Fest: Austin, TX
Oct 13 2017 ACL Fest: Austin, TX
Oct 8 2017 BMI Stage @ ACL Fest: Austin, TX
Oct 8 2017 ACL Fest: Austin, TX
Oct 7 2017 BMI Stage @ ACL Fest: Austin, TX
Oct 7 2017 ACL Fest: Austin, TX