|The CMJ Marathon announced the CMJ 2011 lineup today, with almost 900 additional names added to an already existing, partial lineup. araabMUZIK, Braids, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Exitmusic, Gauntlet Hair, Hindi Zahra, Islands, Jacuzzi Boys, Nina Nastasia, Outernational, Parts & Labor, Twin Shadow, Weekend, Xylos, and Young Prisms were all among names announced today. Check out a complete CMJ Marathon 2011 lineup.
CMJ Marathon dates are Oct. 18 - 22, 2011, in New York. They claim over 90,000 people attend the Marathon, which includes panels, guest speakers, a film festival, and lots of music. It's put on by the College Music Journal, a long-time publication of alternative music. CMJ tickets are on sale now at $199 to $495 depending on package. VIP tickets will cost you $750.
The 2011 CMJ Panel lineup includes titles like "That Cloud is Shaped Like a $," "Mobile Apps for Bands and Fans" and "Social Media Series: Check-In." There's a focus on how to survive and thrive in today's music industry, and right now there are abou 50 CMJ panels with more to be announced in the coming weeks.Try our Spacelab Festival Guide for more info on CMJ Marathon 2011, and the Music Festival News page for news updates.