August 22, 2023

BMI Stage Returns To 2023 ACL Fest With Eclectic Line-up For Its 20th Anniversary

22 Must-See Acts Set to for BMI Stage including Corey Kent, Delacey, Grace Sorensen, Husbands, New West and The Moss

NASHVILLE, TN – Aug. 22, 2023 – The BMI Stage is set to return to Zilker Park for the 2023 Austin City Limits Music Festival held Oct. 6-8 and Oct. 13-16, as BMI has curated a musically diverse lineup at ACL Fest for the past two decades. Known to usher in the next wave of emerging talent across all genres, this year’s lineup will showcase 22 promising acts throughout two consecutive weekends including Corey Kent, Delacey, Grace Sorensen, Husbands, New West, The Moss and more. The full lineup behind the BMI Stage at Austin City Limits Music Festival can be found below and viewed here.

“This is an extra special year for BMI at ACL Fest as we celebrate a twenty-year partnership with C3 presents that’s been reflected in our stellar lineups since 2003,” says Mason Hunter AVP, Creative Nashville. “BMI takes pride in offering prime showcasing opportunities to our rising talent and we couldn’t do it without the help of one of our biggest collaborators.”

In its 20th year, the longstanding BMI Stage has become a focal point during ACL Fest after launching some of music’s biggest stars such as Alessia Cara (‘15), Gary Clark, Jr. (‘11), City and Colour (‘08) Luke Combs (‘16), Shakey Graves (‘13), Miranda Lambert (‘03), Maren Morris (‘16) and Jon Pardi (‘11, ‘14). With an opportunity to witness tomorrow’s headliners today, BMI is set to bring another year of genre-blurring styles and sounds to Texas.

BMI Stage at 2023 ACL Fest Lineup

Friday, October 6
1:45P Delacey
3:15P Deyaz
5:00P Bass Drum Of Death
Saturday, October 7
12:00P Patrick Martin
1:30P Serayah
3:15P Husbands
Sunday, October 8
11:45A MAJOR.
1:15P Grace Sorensen
3:00P Sunrose
5:00P Tanner Usrey
Friday, October 13
1:45P emlyn
3:15P Oliver Hazard
5:00P The Moss
Saturday, October 14
12:00P Pony Bradshaw
1:30P Rattlesnake Milk
3:15P Snooper
5:15P New West  
Sunday, October 15
11:45A Myron Elkins
1:15P corook
3:00P Carmelo Haze
5:00P Corey Kent


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