what to see during CMJ

It’s that time of year again…the CMJ Music Marathon comes to NYC and we’ll be covering it with photographer Helen Pearson who’s shot bands for pretty much every major music publication there is (you can see a bit of her work to the left). We always look forward to CMJ because of the new bands that break plus we’re obsess over what’s coming next. Last year we did a weekend of shows with our friends at FIXED, and this year promises to be even better. Read on.

Tuesday:
SALEM w/ Men (jd sampson) @ Santos Party House

Wednesday:
Marnie Stern, Wild Nothing, DOM, Tamaryn, Lower Dens, Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr @ Santos Party House- FREE with RSVP

Thursday:
Frankie & The Outs, Reading Rainbow, Woven Bones @ Don Pedros – Free
Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Blow @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
Keepaway, Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr, French Horn Rebellion @ Webster Hall

Friday:
Nada Surf, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Francis and the Lights, Reptar, JBM, Blair, Ume Mercury Lounge
Fader Fort 38 Delancey at Forsyth

Saturday:
AAM Day Party @ Knitting Factory – Crocodiles, Francis & The Lights, Maximum Balloon – FREE (and free hot dogs)
Candy Claws, Oberhofer, Keepaway – Cameo Gallery – Free
FIXED PRESENTS MAKING TIME – Matthew Dear, Holy Ghost Live, Crocodiles, and more.

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