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BMI Partners with Alabama Restaurant & Hospitality Association to Give Back to Members and Licensees

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From News, posted 10.04.19. BMI partnered with the Alabama Restaurant & Hospitality Association (ARHA) to bring Nashville songwriters to two BMI customer and ARHA member venues on the Alabama Coast. BMI singer-songwriters Tyler Reeve and Paul McDonald, both Alabama natives, performed to enthusiastic crowds at Alchemy in Mobile, AL (10/2) and GT’s On The Bay… Read more...


Women in Radio Dinner Highlighted by Performance from BMI songwriter Heidi Newfield

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From News, posted 10.02.19. The Mentoring Inspiring Women in Radio hosted the 11th annual Lipstick and Lobster Dinner in Dallas recently (9/25), in conjunction with the 2019 Radio Show. Providing the musical entertainment, BMI brought in songwriter Heidi Newfield, who took center stage in front of a group of the most influential and inspirational women… Read more...


Randy Montana Performs at New York State Restaurant Association Member Summit

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From News, posted 10.02.19. BMI brought singer-songwriter Randy Montana to perform at the New York State Restaurant Association’s (NYSRA) annual membership summit held recently (09/22/19) at Long Island Spirits in Baiting Hollow, NY. Montana entertained the crowd performing his recent #1 song “Beer Never Broke My Heart” (Luke Combs), along with “Can’t Turn You Down”… Read more...


2019 Radio Show Sizzles with BMI Music

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From News, posted 10.01.19. The 2019 Radio Show, held at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas this year (9/24-9/26), once again featured the BMI Songwriters Spotlight Series, an initiative supported by HD Radio aimed at entertaining attendees of the annual conference, while exposing them to the large and diverse pool of talent that BMI represents. BMI… Read more...


Island Hopper 2019 Kicks Off on Captiva Island

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From News, posted 9.23.19. 6th annual Island Hopper Songwriters Fest kicked off in Captiva, September 20-22. More than 80 songwriters and 100 shows highlight the 10-day festival that takes place in small, intimate BMI-licensed venues across Captiva, downtown Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach. This year’s Captiva portion featured the likes of Nashville Hall of… Read more...


Songland Star Entertains Retail Association Execs

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From News, posted 9.19.19. BMI added some sizzle to the 2019 Council of State Retail Associations’ annual conference in Whitefish, Montana recently (9/17) by sponsoring a performance from BMI singer-songwriter Sam James. The Worcester, Massachusetts native was not only a contestant on Season 3 of The Voice, but recently appeared on NBC’s Songland, where he… Read more...


BMI Enlists LA Artist to Help Educate California Brewers on Music Licensing

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From News, posted 9.19.19. BMI made its way out to Long Beach, CA recently (9/12) to help educate brewers on music licensing issues at the 2019 California Craft Beer Summit. Entitled “Pulling Back the Curtain on Music Licensing,” the BMI presentation was designed to help brewery owners understand the legalities involved when offering live or… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Lights up State Retail Association Awards Dinner

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From News, posted 9.13.19. BMI singer-songwriter Toby Lightman took center stage at the Maryland Retailers Association’s 2019 awards dinner held recently (9/10) at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen, MD. The Brooklyn-based artist helped the trade association honor a group of luminaries that have helped support Maryland’s retail industry by delivering an intimate performance that tapped into… Read more...


BMI Teams up with Baltimore Music Venue to Help Support the Arts

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From News, posted 9.09.19. BMI partnered with the iconic Baltimore restaurant and music venue Germano’s Piattini recently (9/6) to present a special performance by Nashville-based pop band Harpooner at the 5th annual Little Italy Madonnari Festival in Charm City. Germano’s Piattini has supported BMI songwriters for many years through the BMI fees they pay to… Read more...


BMI Helps Educate Utah Brewers on Music Licensing Issues

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From News, posted 8.29.19. BMI made the trip to Salt Lake City recently (8/27) to help educate Utah brewers on the legalities associated with the use music in their taprooms and brewpubs. The educational session, entitled “Pulling Back the Curtain on Music Licensing,” was presented by the Utah Brewers Guild and focused on defining what… Read more...


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