The First Round Of CMJ Artists Has Been Announced
The megagroup Wild Flag, the bewitching EMA, and 4Knots alums Davila 666 are all on the first list of performers at this year's installment of the CMJ Music Marathon, the annual ritual of buzz-band-conferring and hype-coronation that in 2011 will spread itself out over the city's clubs and conference rooms from October 18 through October 22. Those of you interested in purchasing badges for the assortment of shows, panels, and networking opportunitiesnot to mention a chance at a swag bagcan get a discounted badge until August 29; the rest of us can debate What The Conference Means In The Internet Age at least through mid-October. Full list of bands playing showcases as of now (of course, there are more to come) below.
Wild Flag: Line up early for this one.
Portugal. The Man
Dum Dum Girls
Art Vs. Science
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Sea of Bees