CMJ 2013 Recap

It was another year in New York City for CMJ....
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CMJ 2013 Recap

Other festivals might rise and fall, but year-in, year-out, CMJ comes to New York City every October. It doesn’t have the intensity of an outdoor festival such as Coachella or Bonnaroo, and isn’t the must-be-at industry event that is South-by-Southwest, but has the ease of being in the greatest city in the world, running from noon until bars close, with free drinks galore – and 24/7 subway service to taken your drunken ass home every night. The line-up of acts and parties may not have been the most impressive in 2013, but that just gave more time to catch the unknowns, long before they get huge (or break up), Tuesday to Saturday, October 15th to 19th:


Day 1 CMJ 2013 started off with a big Day One.
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Day 2 International & more on Day Two of CMJ 2013.
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Day 3 FADER Fort, KEXP and more on the third day of CMJ ’13.
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Day 4 Canada came to CMJ on Friday.
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Day 5 It was a light final day of CMJ 2013.
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60 bands

Ashley Allen – Day Two, Tammany Hall

American Sharks – Day Three, Cake Shop

ARMS – Day One, Living Room

Au Revoir Simone – Interview; Day Two, Highline Ballroom; Day Three, Judson Memorial Church

Baby Alpaca – Day Two, Piano’s

The Blind Boys of Alabama – Day Four, Piano’s

Bombay Show Pig – Day Four, Fat Baby

Brick + Mortar – Day Three, The Studio at Webster Hall

Jeff Campbell & Megan Stankard – Day Three, Rockwood Music Hall (Stage 1)

Chevonne & The Fuzz – Day Two, Tammany Hall

The City and Horses – Day One, Living Room

Courtesy Tier – Day Five, SPiN

Dan Croll – Day Three, Mercury Lounge

Cat Dowling – Day Three, Fat Baby

Lou Doillon – Day Two, Highline Ballroom

J Fernandez – Day Four, Piano’s

Ghost Wave – Day One, Piano’s

Glasser – Day One, Music Hall of Williamsburg

Jodi Good – Day Two, Tammany Hall

Gossling – Day One, Piano’s (upstairs)

Grandchildren – Day One, Cake Shop

Half Moon Run – Day Three, Knitting Factory

Hermitude – Day Three, NYU Kimmel Center

Holychild – Day Three, Piano’s

Isle of Rhodes – Day Five, SPiN

Joanna Gruesome – Day Three, Cake Shop

Junior Prom – Day Two, Piano’s

Kan Wakan – Day Three, Converse Rubber Tracks

Kandle – Day Four, Arlene’s Grocery

The Lawsuits – Day Two, Tammany Hall

Dorine Levy – Day Two, Fat Baby

Lily & The Parlour Tricks – Day Two, Tammany Hall

Calvin Love – Day Two, Mercury Lounge

Love Crushed Velvet – Day Two, Tammany Hall

Milagres – Day One, Piano’s

MiniBoone – Day One, Cake Shop

Morning Parade – Day Two, The Box

New Myths – Day One, The Delancey

Night Panther – Day One, The Delancey (upstairs)

Night Terrors of 1927 – Day Two, Bowery Ballroom

NONONO – Day One, Mercury Lounge

OTEP – Day Three, Marlin Room at Webster Hall

Palehound – Day Four, Piano’s

Panama Wedding – Day One, Mercury Lounge

Placebo – Day One, Terminal 5

Potty Mouth – Day Three, Converse Rubber Tracks

Jonathan Rado – Day Two, Mercury Lounge

Shark Week – Day Three, Piano’s

Ski Lodge – Day Three, Judson Memorial Church

Strange Talk – Day Three, Converse Rubber Tracks

TEEN – Day Four, Piano’s

Tops – Day Four, Arlene’s Grocery

Total Slacker – Day Four, Piano’s

Viv & The Revival – Day Two, Tammany Hall

White Denim – Day Two, Mercury Lounge

Wild Moccasins – Day Three, Living Room

Wild Yaks – Day One, Cake Shop

Wilsen – Day Four, Piano’s

Yamatanka//Sonic Titan – Day Four, Arlene’s Grocery



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