Industry Ink: BMI, Richlynn Group, AIMP

BMI Reveals New Partnership With Boca Raton Resort & Club

BMI has announced The New Sounds of Nashville, a weekend-long experience to highlight the journey from writing a song, tracing the song’s path to becoming a hit. Hosted at Boca Raton Resort & Club, the weekend will feature five unique events showcasing songwriters including Liz Rose, Lee Thomas Miller, BMI Country Icon Bob DiPiero, Nashville Songwriter Hall of Famer Tim Nichols, William Michael Morgan, Trea Landon, and more. From VIP experiences to the End of Summer Celebration concert featuring country hitmakers RaeLynn and Rodney Atkins, BMI is bringing along a group of artists and songwriters who are redefining Music City.

“We are excited to embark on this new partnership with Boca Raton Resort & Club, another fantastic Waldorf Astoria property,” says Mason Hunter, AVP, Creative, Nashville. “This unique event will provide an opportunity for attendees to see behind the curtain of how hit songs are created, experience some great music, and relax in a beautiful setting.”

The Labor Day weekend getaway is exclusive to Boca Raton Resort & Club members and guests only. The New Sounds of Nashville is able to offer guests an unparalleled variety of opportunities to enjoy live music in a rare setting. Events include a sunset cruise aboard a catamaran, award-winning bourbon tastings, a craft beer and barbeque cookout, and the End of Summer Celebration concert.

 

Music Tech Maker LR Baggs Signs With Richlynn Group

California-based LR Baggs, maker of pickups, preamps, and pedals for acoustic guitars, as well as personal PA systems, has signed with Richlynn Group for Artist Relations. The team at Richlynn will support LR Baggs by helping artists with product needs and booking guests for the brand’s LR Baggs Presents live-performance video series and Maker’s Mic podcast.

Some of the artists who have been featured to date include: Tyler Childers, Kacey Musgraves, Charlie Worsham, John Oates, Sturgill Simpson, Peter Frampton, Gangstagrass, Valerie June, Siera Hull and Joshua Headley. Both series are recorded in Nashville.

 

AIMP Nashville Holds Publishing Panel

From left: John Barker (ClearBox Rights), Brad Peterson (Regions), Noah McPike (Dickinson Wright), John Ozier (AIMP Nashville Executive Director, ole), Tiffany Dunn (Loeb & Loeb, LLP), Jason Turner (Keller Turner Ruth Andrews & Ghanem, PLLC), Denise Nichols (The Primacy Firm, PLLC), Michael McAnally Baum (AIMP Nashville Secretary, SMACKSongs), Tim Hunze (AIMP Nashville Board Member, Parallel Music Publishing), Michael Martin (AIMP Nashville Board Member, ASCAP), and Leslie Roberts (AIMP Nashville Board Member, BMI).

AIMP Nashville recently hosted the panel “Know The Deal: The Ins and Outs of Publishing Contracts,” which was held July 31 in the Connie Bradley Board Room at ASCAP’s Nashville offices. AIMP Nashville Board Member Tim Hunze of Parallel Music Publishing moderated a panel consisting of prominent attorneys Tiffany Dunn of Loeb & Loeb, LLP; Noah McPike of Dickinson Wright; Denise Nichols of The Primacy Firm, PLLC; and Jason Turner of Keller Turner Ruth Andrews & Ghanem, PLLC. They offered their perspectives on the current state of artist/writer deals, copyright law, catalog sales, and other relevant issues.

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