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AmericanaFest Kicks Off On BMI Rooftop


From News, posted 9.21.18. AmericanaFest was in full swing following the official kick off party on BMI’s rooftop deck last week (9/11) in Nashville. BMI’s final rooftop show of the summer featured the iconic Tony Joe White, soulful husband-wife duo The War and Treaty and genre-bending Israel Nash. Immediately following Tony Joe White’s performance, BMI’s… Read more...

BMI’s Next Big Wave Series Welcomes Young Professionals


From News, posted 8.16.18. BMI welcomed Nashville’s newest hires for a young professionals networking breakfast last week in BMI’s Nashville office. The second of three sessions in the Next Big Wave series, attendees of this installation were some of Music Row’s newest rising professionals. The breakfast provided a unique opportunity for the budding tastemakers to… Read more...

Morgan Wallen and Kalie Shorr Shine at Rooftop On The Row


From News, posted 7.23.18. On July 17th the BMI rooftop was brimming with industry tastemakers, friends and family eager to hear from BMI songwriters Kalie Shorr and Morgan Wallen. The fourth installment of the summer series was a hit, with clear skies and energetic performances from Shorr and Wallen. The evening kicked off with a… Read more...

BMI Names Alex Flores Senior Vice President, Creative


From News, posted 7.19.18. BMI is very pleased to welcome Alex Flores as BMI’s new Senior Vice President, Creative. Flores will be based out of BMI’s Los Angeles office, and will report to Mike Steinberg, Executive Vice President, Creative & Licensing, beginning August 6. Flores will oversee the Creative teams in BMI’s six offices in… Read more...

BMI Hosts Song Camp at Legendary Abbey Road Studios


From News, posted 7.03.18. BMI’s London office proudly hosted a three-day songwriting camp at the legendary Abbey Road studios, offering some of the UK’s best rising talent and established songwriters and producers a unique opportunity to gather under one roof. Always hoping to act as a catalyst for successful collaboration between our talented affiliates, the… Read more...

Riley Green and Travis Denning Pack Out the BMI Lobby for Another “Rooftop” On The Row


From News, posted 6.25.18. BMI’s third installment of the Rooftop On The Row series was the place to be in Nashville last Wednesday. The rain or shine event was moved to the BMI lobby and sponsored by George Dickel Tennessee Whisky, NASH FM 103.3 and 95.5 NASH ICON. Mercury recording artist Travis Denning kicked off… Read more...

Berklee NYC Partners With Song Arts Academy for Songwriting Masterclass on June 24


From News, posted 6.04.18. Berklee NYC Executive Director Stephen Webber announced a partnership with Billy Seidman’s Song Arts Academy to present an all-day masterclass in advanced song craft, Sunday, June 24, at the famed Power Station Studios in New York City. “This is a wonderful opportunity,” said Webber, “to bring together the New York… Read more...

BMI’s Rooftop On The Row Shines Despite the Weather


From News, posted 5.29.18. Following a brief rain delay, Lucie Silvas and Charlie Worsham took BMI’s Rooftop On The Row by storm last night with the help of lead sponsors George Dickel Tennessee Whisky, NASH FM 103.3 and 95.5 NASH ICON. The party kicked off with a “cocktail hour” as guests enjoyed specialty cocktails from… Read more...

Rain or Shine, BMI Hosts First Show of Rooftop on The Row with The Oak Ridge Boys and Trea Landon


From News, posted 4.26.18. Music Row tastemakers, family and friends packed the BMI lobby in place of the rainy rooftop April 24 to enjoy the first of several summer shows to be held at BMI. Hosted by BMI with the help of event sponsors George Dickel Tennessee Whisky, NASH FM 103.3 and 95.5 NASH ICON,… Read more...

BMI and Alt 97.5 Return to the Basement East with Nightingail and Sun Seeker for Eastside Sounds


From News, posted 4.26.18. Indie-folk songwriter Alicia Gail, a.k.a. Nightingail, delivered a stunning set during the latest installment of BMI and Alt 97.5’s Eastside Sounds series at the Basement East April 23, followed by a crowd-pleasing high-energy performance from Nashville-based alt-rockers Sun Seekers. Each night of the popular series offers free admission, a “happy half-hour”… Read more...

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Nov 14 2018 52nd Annual CMA Awards: Nashville
Nov 15 2018 BMI 101 Workshop: Los Angeles
Nov 17 2018 KEXP 90.3FM Mastering the Hustle 12: Songwriting: Seattle, WA
Nov 29 2018 BMI 101 Workshop: New York
Nov 29 2018 BMI Maui Songwriters Festival: Maui, HI
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Nov 13 2018 BMI Country Awards: Nashville
Nov 6 2018 THE FIX: FRUKT’s Live Music Showcase: London, UK
Nov 5 2018 BMI Acoustic Lounge - Los Angeles
Nov 1 2018 BMI Writer Series: Know Them Now: Nashville
Oct 28 2018 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame: Nashville
Oct 25 2018 BMI 101 Workshop: New York
Oct 24 2018 BMI Presents Young Guns @ The Sutler Saloon: Nashville, TN
Oct 23 2018 BMI Acoustic Lounge: New York
Oct 23 2018 BMI & ALT 97.5 Present “Eastside Sounds”: Nashville
Oct 18 2018 Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame: Miami, FL