BMI Picks Singer/Songwriter Jacob Snider for April Showcase

Singer/songwriter Jacob Snider and Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the global leader in music rights management that represents more than 550,000 songwriters, composers and music publishers in all genres of music and more than 7.5 million works.

BMI "Pick of the Month," a showcase series focusing on a band or singer/songwriter. The monthly series is designed to help expose the performer to the music industry and public through a top-quality venue and discounted admission. Past "Pick" performers include Lady Gaga, Macy Gray and Counting Crows. Admission is free for the April "Pick."

Event takes place Tuesday, April 23, 2013. Show begins at 9:00 p.m. at Rockwood Music Hall - Stage 2 (196 Allen Street, NYC 10002)

Jacob Snider:

A pianist since age five, Jacob Snider uses his jazz background to create thoughtful, soul-driven songs that stand apart from familiar coffeehouse music. A native of Philadelphia, Jacob's masterful storytelling and musicianship placed him in the top four at the national College Battle of the Bands competition in 2010. Now at 22 and preparing to graduate from Columbia University, Jake has shared the stage with such artists as The Civil Wars, Parachute, and Chiddy Bang. He has also performed live on NPR affiliate WXPN; and graced the stage at BMI's Acoustic Brunch at SXSW. Next up, Jacob will release a new album and start his multi-city tour.

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 more than 7.5 million musical works created and owned by more than 550,000 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, follow us on Twitter @BMI or stay connected through Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) Facebook page.

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