|Country and Region||United States — New York|
|Type of Festival||Music|
|Location of Festival||New York, New York, USA|
|Festival Contact Information|
Phone: +01 646-455-0400
CBGB Festival takes place in New York City and Brooklyn and features a program of music showcases of emerging artists, films, and a music business conference with panel discussions by industry insiders. The industry professionals’ panels will serve to educate and inform the young artists about how to navigate and survive the music business. The showcase performances will happen at more than 20 venues in the two cities. The film screenings of rock films and documentaries will be premiered at the festival. In addition the CBGB Festival also features a Spirits Festival in downtown New York City where artisan distillers present their concoctions.
|Festival Dates||October 9 - 13, 2013|
- CBGB Is Dead. Long Live CBGB, by James C. McKinley Jr. (The New York Times, May 7, 2012)