BMI showcased the best and brightest acts at SXSW 2017, kicking things off with the 17th AnnualHowdy Texas Party at Stubb’s featuring Langhorn Slim, Ron Pope and Valerie June. Continuing with their brand-new YETI/BMI Day Party, which featured up-and-coming acts with the most buzz in Americana and indie rock including Dan Luke and The Raid, Liz Cooper & The Stampede, Colony House, Jonny P, Brent Cobb and Paul Cauthen. Next up, the Sonidos Alternos showcase highlighted Latin music from around the globe with Nea Agostini, Gustavo Galindo, Victoria La Mala, Madame Récamier, PJ Sin Suela and GRAMMY-winning singer iLe at the Townsend. The BMI/AT&T Fiber Acoustic Brunch showcased an eclectic mix of performances on the back lawn of the Four Season by BMI’s most-promising songwriters including Vera Blue, Devin Dawson, Caitlyn Smith, Brayton Bowman, Michael Blume, and morgxn. Closing BMI’s presence at SXSW, Ron Gallo, Emily Wolfe, Summer Cannibals and Cherry Glazerr rocked the BMI & SAG-AFTRA’s indie showcase at ACL Live at The Moody Theater.