CBGB Festival LLC 2012

Saturday 07 July 2012 – Sunday 08 July 2012Past festival

CBGB Festival LLC 2012

Wyclef Jean, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, The Pains of Being Pure At Heart, The Hold Steady, and more…
Cbgb Festival, New York, NY, US

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Doors open: 14:00

For full festival line ups and to purchase passes go to http://www.cbgb.com/

For those who don’t know, CBGB and OMFUG stands for Country, BlueGrass and Blues and Other
Music For Uplifting Gormandizers. The landmark rock club is forever a part of history as the birthplace
of punk rock. Founded by Hilly Kristal on the principle of only showcasing artists who performed original
material, by 1976 CBGB was a hot bed of what would later be considered iconic music talent including
the Ramones, Patti Smith Group, Talking Heads, Blondie, Television, The Dead Boys, Suicide and The
Fleshtones just to name a few. In the next decade, the first wave of hardcore bands played legendary
Sunday matinee line ups that included Bad Brains, Agnostic Front, The Beastie Boys, Cro-Mags, Sick
of It All, Misfits, Murphy’s Law and others. More international stars walked through the doors or
appeared on the stage at CBGB than any other venue in New York City, ranging in styles from The
Police to Green Day to Guns & Roses to Alan Jackson.