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Oct 07, 2014, 11:51 ET

The 3rd Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival Announces Free Times Square Concert Lineup And Activities On Sunday, October 12th

 Today, the 2014 CBGB Music & Film Festival announced the lineup of its free Times Square concert, the grand finale to this annual five-day...

Sep 18, 2014, 12:23 ET
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The 3rd Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival Announces Keynote Speaker Billy Idol And Other Notable Special Events

Today, the 2014 CBGB Music & Film Festival announces Billy Idol as the keynote speaker during the five-day celebration taking place Wednesday,...

Sep 04, 2014, 09:03 ET (PRNewsFoto/CBGB)

The 3rd Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival Announces Performers And Film Premieres

 The 2014 CBGB Music & Film Festival will showcase a wide array of artists and music-focused films taking place from Wednesday, October 8th...

Aug 06, 2014, 09:02 ET

CBGB Announces 3rd Annual CBGB Music & Film Festival

 CBGB, the legendary New York venue and music icon, announces its 3rd Annual CBGB Music and Film Festival which will take place from Wednesday,...

Feb 05, 2014, 20:15 ET
Members of Pussy Riot at Barclay Center (photo credit Albert Mitchell).  (PRNewsFoto/CBGB, Albert Mitchell)

Tonight: Pussy Riot at Barclays Center to Shed Light on Human Rights Abuses in Putin's Russia

CBGB Festival Present Activists For Amnesty International To Share Stories of a Different Russia, Just Days Before Sochi Winter Games  As...

Feb 05, 2014, 15:46 ET
Flaming Lips with Sean Lennon during sound check (photo credit Albert Mitchell).  (PRNewsFoto/CBGB, Albert Mitchell)

CBGB Festival Producing Amnesty International's Human Rights Concert Tonight

Pussy Riot Members To Join The Flaming Lips, The Fray, Imagine Dragons, Cake, Colbie Caillat and Sir Bob Geldof to draw attention to human rights...

Oct 02, 2013, 07:46 ET

The CBGB Music & Film Festival Announces The Official 2013 Film Lineup

 The CBGB Music & Film Festival has announced the 2013 official film lineup, which will feature over 60 feature films and shorts...

Aug 29, 2012, 16:07 ET
Left to Right, Tim Hayes and Louise Parnassa Staley of CBGB.  (PRNewsFoto/CBGB, Gina Levay / CBGB)

CBGB Hand Delivers Letter in Support of Pussy Riot to Moscow's Prosecutor General's Office on Behalf of Amnesty International

The legendary punk institution CBGB,, has traveled to Moscow to lobby on behalf of imprisoned members of the feminist punk band...

Jul 05, 2012, 09:05 ET

CBGB Festival Confirms Superchunk, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Duff McKagan's Loaded, The Hold Steady, Upper West, Zulu Wave and GLINT To Headline Times Square on July 7th

On Saturday, July 7th, 2012, CBGB will present a historic and unprecedented multistage outdoor free concert event in Times Square as part of the...

May 23, 2012, 09:56 ET

CBGB Festival Announces Music Line Up!

Featuring over 300 bands, the CBGB Festival announces a first music line up in addition to film premieres and screenings, a distilled spirits fest...

Aug 29, 2007, 01:00 ET

CBGB Founder, Hilly Kristal Dies at Age 75

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is with deep sadness and regret that we inform you of the death of Hilly Kristal, who died on...

Jun 24, 1998, 01:00 ET

New York City's Legendary CBGB's Launches Record Label; CBGB's Records, Ltd. Brings Cutting-Edge Music to Stores Nationwide

NEW YORK, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CBGB's, the legendary club that introduced the world to groundbreaking acts like Talking Heads, Television,...