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Full CBGBs Festival Lineup Unveiled

The CBGB Festival has now revealed its full line up. From July 5th to 8th and sprawled across NYC in 30 venues the festival will host gigs, screenings and discussions about the current state of the music industry.

There will be a free Summerstage show including Pains of Being Pure of Heart, Guided by Voices, Cloud Nothings and the War on Drugs as well as shows by the Baseball Project (featuring ex-members of REM), Craig Finn, Hollis Brown, Poppa Chubby, Radio 4, Rocket from the Tombs and L.A. Guns to mention but a few.

Films to be screened will include Sid and Nancy, 24 Hour Party People, The Sacred Triangle: Bowie, Iggy and Lou 1971 – 1973, The Devil and Daniel Johnston and the premiere of The Rise and Fall of the Clash with an exclusive Q+A with the filmmakers. Conferences on music industry topics will also be held throughout the festival.

A full lineup of the music, film and conferences involved in the CBGB Festival can be found below. Passes for the festival can be purchased on the CBGB’s website. More details to come as they arrive:


Guided By Voices
Pains Of Being Pure at Heart
Cloud Nothings
War on Drugs
Craig Finn D Generation
The Cro-Mags
Sick Of It All
Vision of Disorder
The Baseball Project
David Johansen
Sister Sparrow & The DirtyBirds
Willie Nile
Rocket From The Tombs
LA Guns
Dirty Pearls
Ben Taylor
Popa Chubby
Harry Waters
Gary Lucas With Gods and Monsters
Eytan and the Embassy Richard Lloyd Waldos
Radio 4
Shayfer James
Sophie Madeleine
My Pet Dragon
Bardot Jon DeRosa
So So Glows
Joe D’Urso & Stone Caravan
PS I Love You
Orion Experience
Empire Beats featuring Camille Atkinson
The Killing Floor
Ingrid and The Defectors
Bebe Buell
The Noise
The Bowery Tones
Faith NYC
Two Lights
The Bamboo Kids
The Indecent
Brass Knuckle Evangelists
Mary C
New Cassettes
Waking Heroes
Daddy Long Legs
Van Hunt
Hollis Brown
Andy & The Rattlesnakes

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