CBGB Festival Lineup Features 300 Bands
Music highlights include a hardcore show headlined by Cro-Mags, Vision of Disorder and Sick of It All at Webster Hall, a show at SummerStage in Central Park with Guided by Voices, Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Cloud Nothings and War On Drugs as well as line ups with David Johansen, D Generation, The Baseball Project (Mike Mills of R.E.M & Steve Wynn of Dream Syndicate), Craig Finn (The Hold Steady), Rocket from The Tombs, MEN, MXPX, Reggie Watts, The Dirty Pearls, LA Guns and more.
The music line up includes: 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 * MXPX * Harry Waters * Escort * Cerveris * Xylos * Firehorse * 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 * Men * 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 * Weekend * Two Lights * The Bamboo Kids * The Indecent * Romans * Brass Knuckle Evangelists * Mary C * New Cassettes * Waking Heroes * Daddy Long Legs * Van Hunt * Hollis Brown * Andy & The Rattlesnakes
On July 5 and 6 film premieres and screenings at the CBGB Festival include the World Premiere of The Rise and Fall of The Clash, the East Coast premiere of Vinyl, the US Premiere of the What Did You Expect? The Archers of Loaf live at Cat's Cradle the NY Premiere of Just Around The Corner about Parkinson's activist / entertainment manager Bob Benjamin andCBG many more.
Conferences will be lead by industry professionals providing insight on everything from "Making Great Sounding Records" to the not to be missed "CBGB – Tales From The Club" series. On July 8th, the closing day of the Festival, CBGB will host a Distilled Spirits Fest featuring all artisanal spirits purveyors at The Beekman Beer Garden in South Street Seaport.