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BMI Cancels its SXSW Events


From News, posted 3.06.20. Below is the statement BMI released to the press on this matter: “Out of an abundance of caution, BMI has decided to cancel its planned events at this year’s SXSW Festival. The health and safety of our team members and our songwriters is of paramount importance, and we regret any… Read more...

BMI Celebrates Opening of Austin Office with Texas Governor Greg Abbott


From News, posted 3.13.19. Texas governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference to formally welcome BMI to the Lone Star State. BMI recently announced the opening of its new creative office in Austin, marking our first office in Texas and first company expansion in over twenty years. The Governor was joined at the press… Read more...

Indie Spotlight: 2019 SXSW Edition


From News, posted 2.28.19. This year is a special one for BMI and SXSW. As the iconic festival turns 32 and BMI gears up for the imminent opening of our Austin office, we are proud to have yet another roster of amazing talent performing at the launchpad event. Showcasing songwriter/artists from as far away as… Read more...

BMI Announces Stellar Lineup for 2019 SXSW


From News, posted 2.21.19. For more, check out BMI’s full roster of scheduled events. BMI HOWDY TEXAS PRESENTS: RAY BENSON’S 68TH BIRTHDAY BASH Tuesday, March 12 | 7PM The BMI Howdy Texas party is back and bigger than ever! BMI kicks off its weeklong schedule of SXSW events with the… Read more...

BMI Songwriters Set to Deliver Electrifying Performances at 2018 SXSW


From News, posted 3.01.18. BMI is pleased to announce its return to Austin, TX as part of the 2018 SXSW Music Conference and Festival from March 13 - 16.  Continuing a more than 30-year presence at the world-renowned music festival, BMI will once again offer festivalgoers many unique opportunities to discover the hottest emerging talent… Read more...

BMI Brings the Vibe, Volume & Variety to SXSW 2017


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


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


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...

BMI Announces SXSW 2017 Line-Up Including a Headlining Performance From Ryan Adams


From News, posted 3.02.17. Continuing a more than 30-year presence at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, BMI is proud to announce a series of showcases highlighting songwriting’s best throughout the week, capped with a headlining performance by GRAMMY nominated singer-songwriter Ryan Adams at ACL Live at the Moody Theater on Friday, March 17.  … Read more...

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


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...

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