CMJ Music Marathon & Film Fest Announces More Bands
Thu, 15 Sep 2011 16:01:27
CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival announced its second spate of performing bands and artists including: legendary Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis, famed all-girl, all-Japanese band Shonen Knife, Manhattan outré outfit Gang Gang Dance, Cleveland's power-pop kings Cloud Nothings, Australian folk-rock quintet Boy & Bear and Philadelphia rock brotherhood Free Energy. What an impressive batch of bands!
Also making an appearance: white hot dubstepper Zomby, Compton's best wordsmith Kendrick Lamar, chillwave trio Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Norwegian synth masters Casiokids, infectious indie rockers Oberhofer, Brooklyn hip-hop duo Smif-N-Wessun and garage stars Pujol.
Rounding out this second round announcement are emerging acts such as T. Mills, Joker, Painted Palms, Flatliners, Robbers on High Street, Bag Raiders, Young Buffalo, Skeletonwitch, Gary Clark, Jr. and 1,2,3.
Hundreds of additional acts will be announced in the coming weeks, so check back for the latest updates by going here.
CMJ is a four-day fest held in New York City every year, spotlighting up and coming bands, along with established acts.
CMJ Music Marathon will be held in New York City from October 18-22.
Will you attend CMJ in NYC this October?