My Morning Jacket, The Wallflowers, others set free day of CBGB Music & Film Festival
The six-day music and film extravaganza will take place Oct. 8-13 in about 175 venues throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. A free all-day concert will take over Times Square Oct. 12 as part of the festivities. That multi-stage event will take over Broadway, mixing live performers and DJs with interactive installations, like a rock climbing wall and skateboarding half-pipe.
That free event lineup will also feature Divine Fits and a special DJ set by James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem. Others performing during the six-day festival at other venues include Meat Puppets, Spank Rock, Amanda Blank, Atlas Genius, Bell X1, Lisa Loeb, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Je, Jani El Khatib, Kid Kamillion and Dirty Finger, as well as hundreds more.
More information about the CBGB Music & Film Festival, including artists taking part and tickets, is available at the event's website.