June 29, 2023

The BMI Stage Returns to Chicago, IL For Lollapalooza 2023 August 3–6

The #1 Destination for Music Discovery Featuring 3 Days of Genre-Diverse Artists, With Performances by Kidd Kenn, Beauty School Dropout, Charlotte Sands, Danielle Ponder, Aiden Bissett and More.

(NEW YORK, NY -  JUNE 28, 2023) – BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) is excited to announce the return of the BMI Stage at Lollapalooza for its sixteenth year, from Thursday, August 3 to Sunday, August 6. 24 up-and-coming must-see acts will hit the stage over four days with performances spanning across multiple genres from rap and indie, to rock and Mexican influenced pop, and so much more. The BMI Stage will feature headlining sets from Kidd Kenn, TiaCorine, Ari Abdul and Rosa Linn.

“BMI is so excited to be returning to Lollapalooza with our sixteenth lineup, that is once again filled with incredible artists across many different genres,” shares BMI’s VP, Creative, New York, Samantha Cox. “We always look forward to working with the team at C3 to usher in a new class of talent to Lollapalooza and can’t wait for another weekend of music that will blow attendees away and show them their next favorite artist before they hit the main stages.”

Some of today’s most successful artists have graced the BMI Stage at Lollapalooza early in their careers, including Lady Gaga (2007), Cage the Elephant (2007), Ke$ha (2009,) Justin Tranter’s Semi Precious Weapons (2010), Bebe Rexha (2011), X Ambassadors (2012), Chance The Rapper (2013), Vic Mensa (2014), Halsey (2015), Elle King (2015), Sofi Tukker (2017), MAX (2017), Upsahl (2019) and many others.
For more information on the BMI Stage, please visit, https://www.bmi.com/special/lollapalooza-2023 and follow @BMI on Twitter for updates on your favorite acts. To join the conversation, use #BMILolla.

BMI is proud to present and sponsor stages at Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits Music Festival (October 7–9 and October 14–16). 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 visit, www.lollapalooza.com and for more information on Austin City Limits Music Festival, visit www.aclfestival.com.


Thursday, Aug 3     
1:00pm - 1:40pm   Arath Herce
2:10pm - 2:50pm   Beauty School Dropout
3:20pm - 4:00pm   Austin Meade
4:30pm - 5:10pm   Christian Gates
5:40pm - 6:20pm   Isabel LaRosa
6:50pm - 7:30pm   Kidd Kenn

Friday, Aug 4
1:00pm - 1:40pm   hemlocke springs
2:10pm - 2:50pm   Somadina
3:20pm - 4:00pm   Annie DiRusso
4:30pm - 5:10pm   Charlotte Sands
5:40pm - 6:20pm   TALK
6:50pm - 7:30pm   TiaCorine

Saturday, Aug 5       
1:00pm - 1:40pm   Los Aptos
2:10pm - 2:50pm   Arcy Drive
3:20pm - 4:00pm   Windser
4:30pm - 5:10pm   Danielle Ponder
5:40pm - 6:20pm   Aidan Bissett
6:50pm - 7:30pm   Ari Abdul

Sunday, Aug 6       
1:00pm - 1:40pm   Harry Edohoukwa
2:10pm - 2:50pm   Red Clay Strays
3:20pm - 4:00pm   Big Boss Vette
4:30pm - 5:10pm   Josh Fudge
5:40pm - 6:20pm   Madeline Edwards
6:50pm - 7:30pm   Rosa Linn


Celebrating over 80 years of service to songwriters, composers, music publishers and businesses, 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 over 20.6 million musical works created and owned by more than 1.3 million 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 and Instagram @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music, Inc.‘s Facebook page. Sign up for BMI’s The Weekly™ and receive our e-newsletter every week to stay up to date on all things music.

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