CMJ Music Marathon 2006

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./n/nThe world-renowned CMJ Music Marathon is New York City’s largest music festival attracting more than 100,000 music professionals, artists and music enthusiasts to NYC every autumn.

Since its inception in 1981 CMJ has been a springboard for the best new music talent from multiple music genres, discovering music’s future superstars years before their commercial breakthroughs including marquee artists like R.E.M. (’83), Red Hot Chili Peppers (’84), U2 (’85), The Beastie Boys (’85), Queen Latifah (’90), Green Day (’94), Wilco (’96), Black Eyed Peas (’97), Eminem (’98), Modest Mouse (’98), The Killers (’03), The Arcade Fire (’04), and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (’05).

Representing the best of the New, more than 1,000 artists from the worlds of alternative, rock, electronica, hip-hop, metal, Americana, world, jazz and so much more will invade New York during CMJ week. At CMJ, it’s virtually assured that one of 2007’s breakout bands will be playing somewhere in New York City during CMJ week in 2006.

In addition to showcasing thousands of performers in clubs all over the city to 100,000 music enthusiasts, CMJ Music Marathon hosts five days of non-stop events including panels, keynote speeches, film premieres, mentoring sessions, tutorials and a sizzling, interactive lifestyle area.

CMJ Music Marathon features over 1,000 bands performing live in over 50 of New York City's greatest music venues October 31 - November 4, 2006. Earn your place in music history: apply to play CMJ NOW!

About CMJ Network Inc.

CMJ Network connects music fans and music industry professionals with the best in new music through print, interactive media, and live events. CMJ New Music Monthly, the first consumer magazine to include a bound-in CD sampler, is the leading publication for the emerging music enthusiast. The weekly music business trade magazine CMJ New Music Report is the primary source for exclusive charts of non-commercial and college radio airplay and independent and trend-forward retail sales. CMJ Events produces the legendary CMJ Music Marathon, the largest and longest-running music industry event of its kind, and the CMJ/Rock Hall Music Fest produced in partnership with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. CMJ Access is an integrated marketing agency specializing in providing its clients unparalleled access to the college and young adult demographic and emerging music world. Log on to for more information about all of CMJ’s products and services.