BMI Stage at Lollapalooza 2018
BMI’S RISING STARS ROCKED THE BMI STAGE AT LOLLAPALOOZA 2018!
Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) brought another epic group of breakout performers to Lollapalooza 2018. The BMI stage lit up the festival and garnered plenty of buzz with 23 captivating acts. With a little something for everyone – from rock ‘n’ roll female power duos Larkin Poe and Bones (UK), to the soulful sounds of Davie and R.LUM.R. In case you missed it Wes Period brought the playful rhymes while FLETCHER’s catchy pop stylings had the crowd dancing – BMI’s stage proved to be the place for music lovers to discover new favorites.
*Photo Credit: Erika Goldring for BMI*
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Launched by founder Perry Farrell in 1991 as a touring festival, Lollapalooza remains an innovator in festival culture 25 years later. Lollapalooza was the first festival to bring together artists from a wide range of musical genres on one bill, it was also the first to travel, the first to expand to multiple days, the first to introduce a second stage, the first to blend art and activism, the first to offset its carbon emissions, the first to put electronic dance music artists on the main stage, the first to create family friendly programming, the first to make its home in an urban city center and the first to expand internationally.
Lollapalooza has grown into an annual world-class festival in Chicago (2005), as well as culturally rich countries including Chile (2011), Brazil (2012), Argentina (2014), Germany (2015) and Colombia (2016). Lollapalooza is one of the premier destinations both for music fans in the United States and abroad. In 2015, Lollapalooza Chicago hosted 300,000 attendees over three days with more than 130 artists performing on 8 stages and provided over 155 million dollars in local economic impact. In celebration of the 25th Anniversary, Lollapalooza has expanded to four days in 2016, featuring more than 170 artists performing on 8 stages. Lollapalooza is produced by Perry Farrell, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, and C3 Presents.
Celebrating over 77 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 nearly 13 million musical works created and owned by more than 800,000 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.‘s Facebook page. Sign up for BMI’s The Weekly™ and receive our e-newsletter every Monday to stay up to date on all things music.