October 9, 2013

BMI to Provide a Hard-Hitting, Memorable Showcase and Mixer During 2013 CMJ Music Marathon Festival

6 Acts, Including Panama Wedding, Royal Teeth and The Saint Johns, to Convene for an Explosion of Live Music

Press Release

NEW YORK, October 7 , 2013 – Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®), the leading global music rights organization, has announced the performers at the HD Radio, DTS, Inc. and BMI-sponsored CMJ Music Marathon Festival showcase and mixer, to be held on Friday, October 18, at 6:30 p.m. A diverse lineup of talent will hit the stage at the Knitting Factory (361 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211), continuing CMJ’s 33-year history of celebrating new music first. Entry into the showcase is free for CMJ badge holders and non-badge holders; the mixer is invitation-only. Press interested in attending, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

To celebrate the annual festival, BMI will host a catered mixer from 6:30pm-8:30pm, which will lead into the showcase. The lineup at the HD Radio, DTS, Inc. and BMI-sponsored CMJ showcase will include six auspicious acts: ‘80s pop experimentalists Cardiknox, indie-pop infusers Royal Teeth, synth wranglers Panama Wedding, art influenced Joywave, party pop purveyors Coin and Florida wailers The Saint Johns.

“CMJ is an ideal festival for identifying and discovering new talent,” said Samantha Cox, Assistant Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations at BMI. “Aligning with CMJ provides an invaluable opportunity and platform for BMI songwriters to expose their music to broader audiences.”

For up-to-date information on BMI and the CMJ event, follow us on Twitter at The schedule for the HD Radio, DTS, Inc. and BMI-sponsored CMJ Marathon Music Festival show is as follows:

8:00 p.m. - Cardiknox:

8:45 p.m. - Panama Wedding:

9:30 p.m. - Coin:

10:15 p.m. - Joywave:

11:00 p.m. - Royal Teeth:

11:45 p.m. – The Saint Johns:

About CMJ:
Artists, music fans, and industry insiders descend on New York City every fall for the annual CMJ Music Marathon. The festival is one of the world’s most important outlets for the discovery of new music, with more than 1,300 performers given a chance to shine in over 80 nightclubs and theaters spread across the city. The CMJ Music Marathon offers an up-close opportunity to see future stars on the rise, often in an intimate setting that artists are about to leave behind.

Jamil Walker
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