CBGB Festival

CBGB Festival Brings Jane’s Addiction, Devo, and Billy Idol to New York

Following the announcement of the 2014 CBGB Music and Film Festival, organizers have revealed that performers will include such big-name acts as Jane's Addiction, Devo,…
Dan Reilly / September 4, 2014

Grizzly Bear, James Murphy, My Morning Jacket Invade Times Square for CBGB Festival

The CBGB Festival threw its second annual Times Square takeover this weekend, featuring Grizzly Bear, My Morning Jacket, DJ James Murphy, Divine Fits, and more.
SPIN Staff / October 14, 2013

CBGB Festival Revisits New York’s Grimy Past With ‘Never Again’ Photo Exhibit

The 2013 CBGB Music & Film Festival kicks off in New York next week, presenting five days of live music, film screenings, panel discussions, and,…
Kyle McGovern / October 9, 2013

CBGB Festival 2013 Lineup: My Morning Jacket, Grizzly Bear, James Murphy, More

CBGB is going Broadway — two years in a row. The second annual music festival named after the legendary New York venue will once again…
Marc Hogan / September 30, 2013

CBGB Drums Up Massive 40th Anniversary Music and Film Festival

Legendary New York venue CBGB may have shuttered its doors in 2006, but the brand is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year with the second…
Kyle McGovern / May 22, 2013

Cro-Mags’ Founding Bassist Arrested for Stabbing Attack at CBGB Fest

A bloody, near fatal turn of inter-band rivalry shut down last night's celebration of hardcore at the CBGB Festival in New York, when a former…
Kory Grow / July 7, 2012

Krist Novoselic Recalls Punk’s Power on Nirvana at CBGB Fest

"Nirvana never played CBGBs," the band's founding bassist, Krist Novoselic, told the audience near the end of yesterday's keynote address for the inaugural CBGB Festival…
Kory Grow / July 6, 2012