New York, NY (Top40 Charts / CBGB)
The 2014 CBGB Music
& Film Festival will showcase a wide array of artists and music-focused films taking place from Wednesday, October 8th through Sunday, October 12th. Events during the five-day annual festival will be held at venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn including Times Square, Center 548, Bowery Electric, City Winery, Pianos, Knitting Factory and more. Festival and ticket information is available at www.cbgbfest.com.
The five-day festival will feature musical acts by emerging and established artists including:
- One of alternative rock's most influential acts, Jane's Addiction, is coming to New York to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their album, Nothing's Shocking, by playing the album in its entirety.
Devo - Known for their eccentric, unconventional stage shows and ground breaking sound, Devo brings its unique combination of punk, alt rock and new wave music to the CBGB festival.
Robert DeLong - American electronic musician will cater to a range of tastes with his amalgamating indie rock and house style.
Surfer Blood - Pioneers in the indie scene, West Palm Beach-based Surfer Blood will thrill festival-goers with their critically acclaimed surf-rock style.
We Are Scientists
- Post-rock revival, indie rock band will hit the stage in their hometown for a high-energy, enthusiastic set.
- Iconic R&B and soul musician and actress will feature her distinctive sound during an intimate show.
-One of Japan's rising girl groups is bringing enough energy and excitement to keep you dancing all day.
Additional artists who will be performing throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn during the festival include Mother Feather, Rocket and the Ghost, The Soft White Sixties, Electric 6, Mind Over Time, Regret the Hour, Sun Ladders, Los Elk, Honey
Wild, Bridges and Powerlines, J and the 9s, STRNGRS, Vision of Disorder, The Muffs, Upset, HayBaby, Ceramics, Baby Acid, High Waisted, Heavy
Glow, Immigrant Union, Jeremy and Harliquins, The VeeVees, Brand
of Julez, Wrench, Killcode, Lily and the Parlour Tricks, Wussy, We Are Temporary, Making Movies, Scale Model, Happy Lives, Born Cages, Don Babylon, Alejandro Meolo and Robinsones, The Howl, Netherlands, Sons and Heirs, Wake the Sun, ACID, Ms. America, Hot Blood, The Off White, The Battery Electric, Marc Ford, BANG BANG, Crush Distance, Cash Registers, Wives, BFW, Tub, Brought Low, Archive, Devils Broadcast, No Valentine, Reid Paley, Brunch of the Living Dead, Hymen Holocaust, The Montauk Project and more.
FILM PREMIERES & SCREENINGS
The CBGB Film Festival, one of the largest film festivals in the country and the only to exclusively feature music-focused films, will premiere and showcase a myriad of feature films, documentaries and short films including:
Hardcore Devo Live - The world premiere of this new film takes you into the brains that created the concept, the music and the spectacle of Devo.
This Is Spinal Tap - In honor of the film's 30th Anniversary, the festival will celebrate this ground breaking film but screening the rock music mockumentary.
Like Sunday Like Rain - Starring Leighton Meester, Debra Messing and Billie Joe Armstrong, this film follows a struggling musician who becomes the guardian of an adolescent music wunderkind for one summer.
With You - Grammy nominated house DJ, Dirty South, wrote, directed and shot this short film that celebrates the release of his second studio album, With You.
The Winding Stream - A moving documentary of the American roots music dynasty, the Carters
and the Cashs.
Additional films showing during the film festival include Mount Joy, Big in Japan, I Need A Dodge, All Together Now, Monica
Z, Salad Days: The Birth of Punk in the Nation's Capital, A Film About Kids and Music, A Decade with an Unsigned Rock Band, Find Your Way: A Busker's Documentary, Riot on the Dance Floor, Music
City USA, Suburban Gothic, Living is Easy With Eyes Closed, Austin to Boston, CBGB the Movie, Tin (film short, Claymation), It's Who You Know (episodes), Alone in North America
(short film) and more.
Each event will be individually priced, starting at $10. For purchasing and additional information visit www.cbgbfest.com.
The full schedule for the 2014 CBGB Music
& Film Festival, keynote speakers, the CBGB Icon Award and other festival activities will be announced in the weeks leading up to the event. For more information and live updates please visit www.cbgbfest.com and follow CBGB OMFUG Facebook Page or Twitter @cbgbandomfug
About CBGB & OMFUG and CBGB Festival Productions:
CBGB has been discovering and presenting the best in live music and culture for 40 years. Since 2012, CBGB Productions has been creating unique and unforgettable experiences through the production of live events, such as the annual CBGB Music
and Film Festival, the country's largest entertainment festival of its kind. In 2014, the CBGB Festival produced a historic concert for Amnesty International at Barclays Center that featured Madonna, Imagine Dragons, Blondie
and the first ever U.S. appearance of Pussy Riot Learn more at www.cbgb.com.