The CMJ Marathon has named its second wave of acts for the 2011 CMJ lineup, with names like J Mascis, Shonen Knife, Gang Gang Dance, Zomby, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Casiokids. Check out a complete CMJ Marathon 2011 lineup
The 2011 CMJ Panel lineup includes names like"Making Free Music Pay," "Be Your Own Label" and "How To Launch a Music Start-Up." There definitelty seems to be a focus on how to survive and thrive in today's music industry. Talib Kweli, Zola Jesus, Handsome Furs, Dum Dum Girls and Eleanor Friedberger were among artists named in the first wave of the CMJ 2011 lineup.
It's set to go down on the dates of Oct. 18 - 22, 2011, in New York. It's put on by the College Music Journal, a long-standing publication of alternative music. They claim over 90,000 people attend the Marathon. It's got all of the requisite stuff like panels, guest speakers, a film festival, and lots of music
CMJ tickets are on sale now at $149 to $305 depending on what package you choose.
Try our Spacelab Festival Guide for more info on CMJ Marathon 2011, and the Music Festival News page for news updates.