CMJ Announces Band Showcase Schedule

The 2008 CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival will be held in New York City from October 21-25 and the full schedule of performances has finally been released.

What shows will you be attending? Let us know your picks of the fest here.

After several lineup updates, the CMJ folks have finally released the fest’s computerized schedulematron via the fest website, letting you know just when and where you’ll be zigging and zagging around the Big Apple next week. You can break down your time at CMJ by day, venue, and band; as for how you’ll swing both Róisín Murphy at Mansion and Jay Reatard at Bowery Ballroom on October 24, well, you’re on your own there.

Here’s a sampling of some of the bands that will be in attendance.

What a marathon it will be!

CMJ ’08 will feature four unique performances by Coheed & Cambria at Terminal 5 during Marathon. Bear Hands, Crystal Antlers, De Novo Dahl, Emmy the Great, George Clinton and the Gangsters of Love (w/ special guests RZA, Shavo Odadjian, El Debarge), Passion Pit, Southside Johnny w/ the LaBamba Big Band: the Songs of Tom Waits, Pattern is Movement, Saves The Day and The Ruby Suns also join the hundreds of recently announced artists, highlighted by:

A Place To Bury Strangers, Beach House, Broken Social Scene, Cool Kids, Crystal Castles, Del McCoury Band, Deerhoof, Donavon Frankenreiter, Gang Gang Dance, Jay Reatard, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Lykke Li, Minus The Bear, Roisin Murphy, The Dears and Yo Majesty.

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