Thousands of musicians, promoters, industry professionals and journalists have invaded New York for CMJ Music Marathon 2013, the city's annual fest for discovering new music.
Panels and workshops during the day turn the evening over to live acts scattered across more than 80 venues in the city.
Thursday has been dubbed as College Day. Career counseling sessions and workshops are aimed at students in radio producing. More info
As showcases begin in the evening, meek singer songwriter Hollie Fullbrook will play under her stage moniker, Tiny Ruins. More info
SWF, a dirty wailing hippie with with guitar strumming styles straight out the 1970s will play his second of three shows at CMJ. His first set showed to less than 20 heads at Rock Shop on Tuesday night, but he's one to watch. Check out his feature on Examiner, and get more info about his set on Thursday.
Head and the Heart will swing catchy folk-rock tunes across the river at Music Hall of Williamsburg. More info
Later, Real Estate will play some sunny feel-good indie rock at the Bowery Ballroom, and across town, Sisqo (yes, that one -- the only one) will play at SOBs. More info
CMJ Music Marathon is from October 15-19. Check out the full CMJ Music Marathon 2013 schedule, and follow Kate Spalla for Examiner.com for CMJ tips, guides and coverage.