The second annual CBGB Fest is set to rock NYC from October 9-13 with performances from Atlas Genius, Jesse Malin, Bass Drum of Death, and many more. Best of all, CBGB will be hosting a massive FREE outdoor concert on Saturday, October 12, taking place within the stretch of Times Square from 42nd street to the bottom of Central park with performances byÂ MyÂ MorningÂ Jacket,Â TheÂ Wallflowers,Â GrizzlyÂ Bear,Â DivineÂ Fits,Â a special DJ set by JamesÂ MurphyÂ (LCD Soundsystem).Â Live music & DJs will perform from multiple outdoor stages on Broadway while interactive installations like a music equipment expo, a skateboard half-pipe, rock climbing, a record fair, a silent disco and dozens of other attractions will fill Times Square to entertain people of all ages.
On October 10, 2013; the original CBGB walls, the original sound system and more from the historic venue will be reunited with two longtime friends of CBGB; Van Toffler (MTV God) and Duff McKagan (Rock God) at the LandmarkÂ SunshineÂ Theater on Houston St. in lower Manhattan for the CBGBÂ MusicÂ &Â FilmÂ FestivalÂ 2013â€™sÂ KeynoteÂ Addresses.
To get in the CBGB zone, you can rock out to their Spotify playlist at 2013 CBGB Festival Bands; or check out www.cbgb.com for the full schedule and to grab your pass.
Are you a local? Want to go to the show? Short and Sweet NYC has a pair of Platinum VIP passes to get you into the festival + a $100 Visa gift card up for grabs! To enter, e-mail us yourÂ nameÂ HereÂ by October 8th. IncludeÂ â€œCBGBÂ contestâ€ Â as the subject..
*Winner must be able to pick up Platinum VIP passes at will-call in NYC.