CMJ Thursday: Less Last Minute

CMJ 2008

I’m staying in tonight (Thursday) but here’s what looks interesting to me:

Highline Ballroom – Sara Watkins, Donovan Frankenreiter
Hiro Ballroom – Eulogies, The Dears
Red Bull Space – Cotton Jones, The Broken West
Rehab (Organic Entertainment) – Matt Keating, Lucinda Black Bear
The Annex – Passion Pit, The Whip,Kuroma
Fontana’s (Rebel Group) – Arms, The Lovely Sparrows, Jukebox The Ghost, The Forms
Piano’s (Force Field) – Bell, Au, Crystal Stilts
MHOW (Rhapsody Rocks NYC) – Mission of Burma, King Khan, The Dutchess and The Duke, Jay Reatard
Don Pedro’s (My Open Bar) – The Muslims, Vivian Girls, LiveFastDie, Women
92Y Tribeca – Justin Townes Earle
Union Pool – Mother Mother, The Homosexuals (Late Night)

Here are some CMJ picks from the “After The Jump” folk:

Jed’s picks:
MyOpenBar presents Muslims, Women, LiveFastDie, Vivian Girls
9pm-4am, 21+, $5 with RSVP
3 hours of open SoCo bar starting at 9pm
Don Pedro’s, 90 Manhattan Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
The Annex with Passion Pit and The Whip also beckons me

Bryan’s picks:
Pianos, wishing I was at 8 other places.

Nora’s picks:
Death by Audio, and then going to sleep.

Jin’s picks:
Death By Audio for my party, no sleep till Brooklyn!

Pat’s picks:
Pianos for BrooklynVegan day party, more SoCo open bar @ Fader, no idea about official-ness, and Friction after party at Cake Shop again.


  1. Mike Douche says:

    the mission of burma show is not cmj


  2. bumpershine says:

    Well, yes, you are correct, technically MOB was not CMJ, but then again neither are any of the other unofficial parties listed here.

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