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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...

BMI Takes Over Whiskey Jam


From News, posted 3.06.19. On Monday, March 4, BMI joined forces with Whiskey Jam’s Ward Guenther to host a special BMI edition of the ever-popular Country Music Showcase series held in Winner’s Bar & Grill. For the second year in a row, BMI’s curated lineup drew a massive crowd, forcing a line of eager fans… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2019 CMA Triple Play Award Winners


From News, posted 3.05.19. On Tuesday, February 19, the CMA honored the ten storytellers who penned three Number One songs in a twelve-month period with their annual Triple Play Awards. BMI is proud to represent the following six 2019 Triple Play Award recipients: Jesse Frasure – 2018 BMI Country Songwriter of the… Read more...

What Do You Listen For When You Hear a Songwriter’s Music For The First Time?


From The Weekly, posted 1.29.19. Ever wonder what people in the industry are listening for when they hear your music? BMI’s Creative team weighs in on the answer to that question from their own experience of working with songwriters and composers every day. Here are their thoughts: Catherine Brewton, VP, BMI Creative, Atlanta: When I… Read more...

BMI and Gerencia 360 Publishing Join Forces For Their First Songwriting Camp


From News, posted 12.07.18. BMI and Gerencia 360 Publishing recently partnered to create their first songwriting camp at Pulse Recordings in Burbank on November 29 and 30. Over the two-day song camp, several BMI writers were given the opportunity to hone their skills and collaborate with Gerencia 360 artists Adriel Favela, Giovanny Ayala and Jonatan… Read more...

BMI Brings Another Great Lineup to the Fourth Annual Maui Songwriters Festival


From News, posted 12.06.18. On November 29th - December 1st, BMI hosted the fourth annual Maui Songwriters Festival. Combining the lush landscapes and local flavor of Maui with the international acclaim of music’s best songwriters, this one-of-a-kind festival puts a spotlight on the art of songwriting with intimate sets from an all-star line-up. Country music… Read more...

BMI Participates in KEXP’s “Mastering The Hustle” Panel in Seattle


From News, posted 11.19.18. On November 17, BMI’s Tracie Verlinde moderated a panel on songwriting for KEXP’s Mastering the Hustle series which helps local songwriters and artists navigate the music industry. Held at KEXP’s state-of-the-art auditorium, the panel featured BMI songwriters ParisAlexa and Hollis Wong-Wear of The Flavr Blue and producer and singer/songwriter Mndsgn. Verlinde… Read more...

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...

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Mar 19 2019 BMI Latin Awards: Beverly Hills, CA
Mar 19 2019 YEP Presents SYNC ROUND: Los Angeles
Mar 21 2019 BMI/Cliff Goldmacher Workshop: Nashville
Mar 21 2019 BMI 101 Workshop: Los Angeles
Mar 25 2019 Song Arts Academy Songwriters Workshop Intensive: New York
Mar 26 2019 BMI 101 Workshop: Nashville
Mar 26 2019 Tin Pan South - Nashville
Mar 26 2019 BMI Acoustic Lounge: New York
Mar 27 2019 Tin Pan South - Nashville
Mar 28 2019 BMI 101 Workshop: New York

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Mar 18 2019 Song Arts Academy Songwriters Workshop Intensive: New York
Mar 17 2019 SXSW 2019: Austin, TX
Mar 16 2019 SXSW 2019: Austin, TX
Mar 15 2019 BMI / AT&T Acoustic Brunch @ SXSW: Austin, TX
Mar 15 2019 SXSW 2019: Austin, TX
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Mar 13 2019 BMI presents SONIDOS ALTERNOS @ SXSW
Mar 13 2019 YETI/BMI Day Party @ SXSW: Austin, TX
Mar 13 2019 SXSW 2019: Austin, TX