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BMI’s Acoustic Brunch Returns to SXSW


From News, posted 3.23.22. BMI ended its week of music at SXSW with their highly anticipated Acoustic Brunch. This year, the trademark event was held at Geraldine’s at the Hotel Van Zandt. Guests dined on breakfast tacos by the pool as they listened to musical stylings of John-Robert, Lisa Morales, Myron Elkins, Morgan St. Jean,… Read more...

BMI’s “Sonidos” Lights Up SXSW 2022


From News, posted 3.18.22. Last night, BMI showcased the best in Latin music at its signature Sonidos stage during the 2022 SXSW Music Conference and Festival. The showcase took place at The Venue ATX and featured a diverse roster of fresh artists from around the Caribbean and Latin America. The night was filled with electrifying… Read more...

BMI’s Howdy Texas Returns to Austin with Day Party at the Saxon Pub


From News, posted 3.17.22. BMI kicked off a week of events at the 2022 SXSW Music Conference and Festival yesterday with its signature BMI Howdy Texas event. The day party took place at the Saxon Pub, the location of the monthly songwriter series presented by the performing rights organization (PRO). The event featured 6 full… Read more...

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...

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Mar 15 2023 Yeti Music Showcase @ SXSW: Austin, TX
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Mar 14 2023 BMI Howdy Texas: Austin, TX