CMJ Descends Upon New York City - October 21-25

Next week, thousands of artists and entourage, music executives and hangers-on will descend upon New York City for the annual CMJ Music Marathon. Organized by the College Music Journal, this 5 day festival is the authority for independent music.

Days are filed with panel sessions and other educational programs and in the evening the cities venues are filled with bands often playing for free. Space is limited to the public so RSVP soon!

The full line up can be found here:

2scene4thescene Recommended Shows:

  • Apolline | October 22nd | The Trash Bar
  • Baby Guru | October 24th | Coco 66 and October 25th | Carroll Place
  • Banda Magda | October 23rd | Rockwood I
  • Lea Ices | October 22nd | Le Poisson Rouge
  • Cold War Kids | October 21st | Brooklyn Bowl and October 22nd | Rough Trade
  • Gringo Star | October 22 | Niagara and October 23 | Knitting Factory
  • Nude Beach | October 24 | Union Pool
  • Shonen Knife | October 22 | The Knitting Factory
  • Swagger Dagger | October 21 | Radio Bushwick

And a few just because they have ridiculous names:
  • Mannequin Pussy
  • Reformed Whores
  • Sleepy Hahas
  • Snack Cat
  • Vomitface
See you at the shows!
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