For five glorious days each fall, the CMJ Music Marathon presents tons of gigs throughout the city. As ever, the festival’s onslaught boasts a nice mix of established and under-the-radar acts. Between sets, kill some time by checking out other concerts in NYC, or check out some of the best parties for your late-night fix!
When is the CMJ Music Marathon?
CMJ usually occurs mid October from Tuesday–Saturday. Stay tuned for the festival’s exact dates in 2016.
Where is the CMJ Music Marathon?
CMJ takes place at various locations throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn.
How do I get tickets?
Buy tickets at the official festival website, cmj.com.
CMJ Music Marathon 2015
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