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July 24, 2013

BMI Announces its Austin City Limits Music Festival Stage Lineup

Media Alert

WHAT:
Broadcast Music, Inc.®, (BMI®), a global leader in music rights management, announces the stellar lineup of talent for the BMI stage at the Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival. Now taking place over two weekends at Austin’s legendary Zilker Park, ACL Festival has grown to feature eight stages and more than 130 bands. The expanded festival will be held October 4-6 and 11-13.

WHO:
In order of appearance:

Weekend 1:

Weekend 2:

WHEN:
Friday, October 4 - Sunday, October 6 Friday, October 11 - Sunday, October 13

WHERE:
Zilker Park 2101 Andrew Zilker Rd Austin, Texas 78746

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 AUSTIN CITY LIMITS MUSIC FESTIVAL:
The Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival takes place on 46-acres in Zilker Park, the crown jewel of Austin’s public green spaces. It plays host not only to 130-plus artists from across the globe, but also amazing local eats and wares, fun for the kiddos, green goings-on, and other cool activities to entertain for six magical days. More information is available at www.aclfest.com.

ABOUT BMI:
<a href=”http://www.bmi.com>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
npowell@bmi.com