June 11, 2013

BMI to Showcase 21 Must-See Performers at its Lollapalooza Stage August 2-4

Press Release



American Authors, Chance The Rapper and Brooke Waggoner among BMI singer-songwriters assembling in Chicago for a riveting three-day lineup of performances

NEW YORK, June 10, 2013 – Broadcast Music Inc.® (BMI®), a global leader in music rights management, representing over 600,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers, is proud to present the performers on its 2013 Lollapalooza stage. Running August 2, 3 & 4 at Grant Park’s Hutchinson Field in Chicago, Ill., BMI’s stage will kick off performances at 12:00 p.m. each day, setting the pace at the behemoth music festival.

Festival-goers seeking rising stars and a bucolic respite from the Chicago heat flock to the BMI Lollapalooza stage, known for emitting soulful sounds, acoustic balladry and pop-rock rhapsodies from a variety of singer-songwriting acts. Performers on this year’s BMI stage range from the moody melodies of Brooke Waggoner to the swagger of Chicago native Chance The Rapper; the rock/folk collective The Mowgli’s; and the expressiveness of troubadours Half Moon Run. The lineup will provide a blend of sounds, reflecting Lollapalooza’s wide-ranging approach in offering attendees performances that are unique and remarkable.

“Once again, BMI is excited to be working with C3 Presents to showcase a slew of buzz-worthy singer-songwriters on its Lollapalooza stage,” said Charlie Feldman, BMI Vice President, Writer-Publisher Relations. “Our Lollapalooza stage, a superstar forecaster, has showcased performers such as Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Neon Trees, Cage the Elephant and The Sheepdogs. This year will be no different.”

Below is the schedule for the BMI-sponsored Lollapalooza stage:

Friday, August 2

American Authors: 12:00 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.

D-Pryde: 1:10 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Brick + Mortar: 2:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Houndmouth: 3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Pacific Air: 4:30 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

Hey Marseilles: 5:40 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.

Chance The Rapper : 6:50 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 3

Frontier Ruckus: 12:00 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.

Beast Patrol: 1:10 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Wild Cub: 2:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Lukas Nelson & P.O.T.R.: 3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Dunwells: 4:30 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

Brooke Waggoner: 5:40 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.

Blondfire: 6:50 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 4

O’ Brother: 12:00 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.

Makeshift Prodigy: 1:10 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.

Wake Owl: 2:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

The Mowgli’s: 3:20 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Machines Are People Too: 4:30 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.

Bear Mountain: 5:40 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.

Half Moon Run: 6:50 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

BMI is proud to present and sponsor stages at C3 Presents’ music festivals: Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits Music Festival (October 4-6, 11-13). BMI’s partnership with these elite festivals is designed to offer more prime showcasing opportunities to its songwriters, a distinct priority of the organization. For more information on Lollapalooza, please visit; for information on the Austin City Limits Music Festival, visit

About BMI
Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), is a global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music.  BMI represents the public performance rights in more than 7.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 600,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers.  The Company negotiates music license agreements and distributes the fees it generates as royalties to its affiliated writers and publishers when their songs are performed in public.In 1939, BMI created a groundbreaking open-door policy becoming the only performing rights organization to welcome and represent the creators of blues, jazz, country, and American roots music. Today, the musical compositions in BMI’s repertoire, from chart toppers to perennial favorites span all genres of music and are consistently among the most-performed hits of the year. For additional information and the latest BMI news, visit, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) Facebook page.

Jamil Walker – BMI
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