Announced on Tuesday, October 1, the 2nd Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival will be held on Saturday, October 12 in Times Square, NYC. The historic concert is FREE, and will feature some incredible live performances from bands and DJs, such as My Morning Jacket, The Wallflowers, Grizzly Bear, Divine Fits. Special DJ sets to include James Murphy of DFA and LCD Soundsystem, Meat Puppets, Spank Rock, Amanda Blank, Atlas Genius, Bell X1, Lisa Loeb, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and hundreds more.
Live music and DJs will perform on various multiple outdoor stages on Broadway, while other exciting expos, such as a skateboard half-pipe, rock climbing, a record fair, a silent disco and numerous other attractions will fill Times Square for promising entertainment of all ages. The dozens of bands performing will be crashing venues across Manhattan and Brookly as part of the 6-day Music and Film Festival. 175 venues will be hosting a variety of performances, featuring the eclectic genres of punk, pop, hardcore, thrash, electro, Americana, country, experimental and more.
More acts will be announced, so please stay tuned to www.cbgb.com for all of the latest updates and newest additions. To participate in the CBGB Festival, there are a number of limited tickets available to attend the Red Carpet Premier of CBGB The Movie at Landmark Theater on Tuesday, October 8. Tickets and badges for the CBGB The Movie Red Carpet Premier Experience and three additional different tiers of festival access are available on the CBGB website. The CBGB VIP Platinum Badge is available through Ticketmaster. For more information, please visit either CBGB.com or Ticketmaster.com.
The festival will take place from October 8-13 in New York City and will have over 500 artists performing, including 125 speakers and 100 films for a total of more than 700 live events. This is sure to be a massive and successful music and film festival!
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