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July 16, 2013

BMI Announces its Inaugural Stage at LouFest 2013

Media Alert

WHAT:
Broadcast Music, Inc.®, (BMI®), a global leader in music rights management, announces the inaugural BMI stage at the LouFest Music Festival. Set in the heart of St. Louis, the fourth annual LouFest Music Festival will feature over 30 local, regional and national acts, ranging from funk and indie-rock to alt-country and soul on September 7-8, 2013.

WHO:
In order of appearance:

WHEN:
Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8

WHERE:
Forest Park
Saint Louis, Missouri 63112

WHY:
BMI’s involvement underscores the organization’s vital role as an early support system for aspiring songwriters, connecting promising talent with industry decision-makers and offering invaluable performance opportunities on stages, including SXSW, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival and more.

ABOUT LOUFEST:
The fourth-annual LouFest Music Festival presented by Listen Live Entertainment, in partnership with C3 Presents, features a lineup of over 30 dynamic bands performing at three stages on Central Field in Forest Park. In addition to great music, this two-day event also includes a vibrant art market, an environmentally friendly vendor area and a food court featuring exceptional restaurants from St. Louis neighborhoods. More information is available at http://www.loufest.com.

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 bmi.com, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) Facebook page.


Media Contact:
Natasha Powell, BMI
615.401.2728
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