Music Licensing

Your membership in the Michigan Restaurant Association now offers special savings on your BMI Music License for Eating and Drinking Establishments. This program provides the following discounts for each individually licensed industry member of the Michigan Restaurant Association:
  • 5% MRA discount
  • 5% Online Payment discount when you pay your licensing fees online
  • 10% ADDITIONAL individual Timely Payment discount when you pay within 30 days of each annual license renewal invoice
When licensing or paying online, MRA members will automatically receive all of the applicable discounts as they move through the licensing process.  

BMI represents the public performance rights in millions of musical works created and owned by hundreds of thousands of songwriters, composers, and music publishers. BMI 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.