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Your Guide to the Best Free & Cheap CMJ Shows in Bushwick & Beyond

CMJ festival is the music lover's mid-fall holiday

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CMJ festival is the music lover's mid-fall holiday. With hundreds of shows spread across 50+ venues, it's six days of showcases from all your favorite blogs, publications, booking agencies, and venues. $500 all-inclusive badge in hand or pocket change at the ready, you'll be prepared to take on a tidal new wave of epic music with our handy day-by-day guide to all things CMJ!!!! Ready...setty....ROCK!

TUESDAY OCT 13

Day Drifting...

#1 New Zealand at CMJ @ Baby's All Right, 146 Broadway, South Williamsburg (6PM, $10)

with Lontalius, Anthonie Tonnon, Marlon Williams, Carb On Carb

New Zealand at CMJ

....And into the evening:

#1 FNL Presents: The Novo Showcase @ Friends and Lovers, 641 Classon Ave, Bed Stuy (TUES 8pm, $FREE)

with Loose Buttons x Robbing Millions x BETS x Caravela

#2 Bayonet Records x Couple Skate CMJ Showcase @ Baby's All Right, 146 Broadway, South Williamsburg (TUES 9PM, $10)

with Frankie Cosmos, Mega Bog, Sheer Agony, Laced

#3 Paradigm / AM Only / Windish Present CMJ @ Rough Trade, 64 N 9th St, Williamsburg (TUES 7PM, $12)

with Vaults, Methyl Ethel, Gilligan Moss, Steven A Clark, Leikeli47, No Wyld

Vaults, Methyl Ethel, Gilligan Moss, Steven A Clark, Leikeli47, No Wyld

#4 FREE SHOW @ Union Pool, 484 Union Ave, Williamsburg (TUES 6pm, $10)

with Heaters, Love as Laughter & Beech Creeps

#5  “EL GOODO” #13 CMJ Official @ Muchmore's, 2 Havemeyer St (TUES 8pm, $7)

with Milk Dick, Left & Right, Parlour Walls, Cigarette Burns, NO ICE, Junk Boys, The Meaning Of Life, Oxen Free

WEDNESDAY OCT 14

Day Drifting...

#1 Burger Records Day Party @ Baby's All Right, 146 Broadway, South Williamsburg (WED 12PM, $FREE)

with Cotillon, Michael Rault, Step-Panther, Warbly Jets, The Gooch Palms

Burger Records presents Cotillon, Michael Rault, Step-Panther, Warbly Jets, The Gooch Palms

....And into the evening:

#1 Panache Showcase @ Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave, Williamsburg (TUES 8PM, $12)

with Ezra Furman (12:30am), Juan Wauters (11:45pm), Drinks (11pm), Slim Twig (10:15pm), Sheer Agony (9:30pm), Babe Rainbow (8:45pm), Gramma's Boyfriend (8pm)

#2 Official CMJ 2015: Treefort / Duck Club Touring Showcase @ Cameo Gallery, Williamsburg (8PM, $FREE with Pass or $8/10)

with Willis Earl Beal Magic Sword, Street Fever, Sun Blood Stories, Foul Weather + more!

#3 PopMatters CMJ Showcase @ Tender Trap, 66 Greenpoint Ave, Greenpoint (WED 8PM, $FREE)

with Dead Leaf Echo, Autodrone, Veda Rays, Magic Shoppe and Parlor Walls

#4 Wichita Records 15th Anniversary Party @ The Silent Barn, 603 Bushwick Ave, Bushwick (8PM, $8)

with Advaeta, Cheatahs, Oscar, Murals, Dreamcrusher

#5 Iron Pier Official CMJ Showcase 2015 @ The Acheron, 57 Waterbury St, East Williamsburg

with Wildhoney (11pm), Expert Alterations (10:15pm), Weed Hounds (9:30pm), Pill (8:45pm)

THURS OCT 15

Day Drifting:

#1 CMJ Day Party @ Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave, Williamsburg (THURS 1PM, $FREE)

with Holly Miranda (solo - 5:30pm), Morningsiders (4:45pm), Frankie Cosmos (4pm), Ben Abraham (2:30pm), Alice Phoebe Lou (1:45pm), Mail The Horse (1pm)

#2 Live Filming of Our CMJ Whiskey Sessions @ Paul Smith, 280 Grand St, Williamsburg (THURS 10 AM, $FREE)

With The Joy Formidable, Ewert and the Two Dragons, Fraser Gorman, Alberta Cross, The Jungle Giants

#3 Rough Trade Presents CMJ @ Rough Trade, 64 N 9th St, Williamsburg (THURS 1PM, $FREE)

John Grant, Ezra Furman, Georgia, Shopping, Hooton Tennis Club

John Grant, Ezra Furman, Georgia, Shopping, Hooton Tennis Club

....And into the evening:

#1 Burger Records & KXLU CMJ Showcase @ Palisades, 906 Broadway, Bushwick (THURS 8PM, $FREE)

with Michael Rault, Cool Ghouls, Dirty Ghosts, Slim Twig, Modern Vices, Howardian, UNSTOPPABLE DEATH MACHINES

#2 School Night @ The Living Room Brooklyn, 134 Metropolitan Ave, Williamsburg (THURS 8PM, $FREE with CMJ badge, $7 with RSVP, $20 without)

With Miya Folick, Methyl Ethel, Hooton Tennis Club, Monika, Big Moon, Skaters, Sofi Tukker, Gilligan Moss

School Night

#3 Distiller Promo Showcase 2015 @ Union Pool, 484 Union Ave, Williamsburg (THURS 7pm, $FREE)

with DEATH BY UNGA BUNGA, WORRIERS, LINE AND CIRCLE, GOSPEL MACHINE, PALEHOUND, LAURA GIBSON, THE GREAT AMERICAN CANYON BAND, VALLEY MAKER

Distiller Promo Showcase 2015

#4 CMJ @ Pine Box Rock Shop,12 Grattan Street, Bushwick (THURS 8PM, $FREE)

Happy Lives, Luxley, Toy Cities, Monograms, Like Herding Cats, Plains, Bent Denim, Hypoluxo

#5 Official 2015 Campers Rule Records CMJ Showcase @ The Flat, 308 Hooper St, South Williamsburg (THURS 8PM, $?)

w/ Soft Sirens, Spirit Plate, Gunfight!, Holy Tunics, Gingerlys, Shana Falana

FRIDAY OCT 16

Day Drifting:

#1 Exploding in Sound Records Official CMJ Showcase + Fourth Birthday Party @ Palisades, 906 Broadway, Bushwick (FRI 1PM, $8)

with Palehound, Big Ups, The Spirit Of The Beehive, Greys, Palm, Stove, Washer, Dirty Dishes, Dirty Dishes, Swings, Flagland, Leapling, LVL UP

Exploding in Sound Records Official CMJ Showcase + Fourth Birthday Party

#2 Bella Union / Iceland Airwaves @ Rough Trade, 64 N 9th St, Williamsburg (FRI 1PM, $FREE)

with Mammut, DOOMSQUAD, Landshapes, Fufanu, DJ Flugvel og Geimskip

Mammut, DOOMSQUAD, Landshapes, Fufanu, DJ Flugvel og Geimskip

#3 CASCINE X ARBUTUS CMJ HAPPY HOUR @ WYTHE HOTEL, 80 Wythe Ave, Williamsburg (FRI 5-8PM, $FREE)

with DJs Sean Nicholas Savage, Lemonade, Yumi Zouma, Promise Keeper, Better Person

....And into the evening:

#1 THE WILD HONEY PIE PRESENTS THE BEEHIVE (AT CMJ MUSIC MARATHON) @ The Wick, 260 Meserole St, East Williamsburg (FRI 6:30PM,$5)

with FRANKIE COSMOS, PHONY PPL, DENT MAY (SOLO), LAZYEYES, FRASER A. GORMAN, STONE COLD FOX, THE BRITANYS, ACID DAD, BUFFALO RODEO, SAM COHEN, PIERS

The Wild Honey Pie Presents The Beehive (At CMJ Music Marathon)

#2 Panache CMJ Showcase @ Baby's All Right, 146 Broadway, South Williamsburg (FRI 7PM, $12)

with The Men, Destruction Unit, Michael Rault, Celestial Shore, Dirty Ghosts, Beach Baby

#3 Portals and Stadiums + Shrines @ Church Lutheran of The Messiah, 129 Russell St, Greenpoint (FRI 8PM, $2)

Mitski, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Long Beard, Mal Devisa, johnny_ripper

#4 BirdDog CMJ Slammer @ Alphaville, 140 Wilson Ave, Bushwick (FRI 8PM, $8)

with Beth Israel, Mild High Club, Total Slacker, Paperhaus, Dances, Gemma, Sam Kogon, Velo, Future Punx (DJs)

#5 Secret Songs with Ryan Hemsworth @ Palisades, 906 Broadway, Bushwick (FRI 11:55PM, $FREE, SOLD OUT?)

with Ryan Hemsworth & Lucas (Secret Songs), Lontalius (Partisan Records), dd elle (Slow Release)

#6 FlatBox + Made in Colombia Presents CMJ Showcase @ Baranquilla Studios, 595 Central Ave #1 (FRI 9PM, $5)

with Lodro, Acid Dad, Decorum, Crosss, Dead Leaf Echo

#7 SUPERCRUSH STUDIO, GREENPOINTERS.com AND CARABELLA PRESENT: OUR 2015 CMJ FESTIVAL SHOWCASE! @ Bar Matchless, 557 Manhattan Ave, Greenpoint (FRI 8PM, $7)

With Spritzer, Tall Juan, Holy Tunics, Ben Katzman's Degreaser, Winstons

#8 R.I.P. SVT SHOWCASE @ Union Pool, 484 Union Ave, Williamsburg (FRI 7pm, $FREE with badge or $8)

with PC WORSHIP, STRANGE WILDS, LUSHES

R.I.P. SVT SHOWCASE

#9 King Pizza Records CMJ @ Don Pedro, 90 Manhattan Ave, East Williamsburg (FRI 8PM, $5)

with THE RIZZOS / SWEET SPIRIT (TX) / BEST BEHAVIOR / GROWWING PAINS (DET) / THE ROYAL THEY

#10 BEDFORD SLIMS & OLD FLAME RECORDS Unofficial CMJ Roof Party @ Vulcan Room, 55 Meadow Street, East Williamsburg (FRI 7PM, $FREE)

with Surf Rock is Dead, Little Racer, The Teen Age, Sodium Beast, Raccoon Fighter, The MorguesBest Behavior, Monograms

SATURDAY OCT 17

Daytime Drifting

#1 Ad Hoc Car Wash @ Hand & Detail Car Wash Center, 646 Lorimer St, Williamsburg (SAT 12PM, $10)

Destruction Unit (7 PM), Perfect Pussy (6:15 PM), Porches (5:30 PM), Downtown Boys (4 PM),Pity Sex (3:15 PM), Potty Mouth (2:30 PM), Protomartyr (1:45 PM), Sheer Mag (1 PM), Whitney (12:15 PM)

#2 RIOT ACT MEDIA OFFICIAL 2015 CMJ HAPPY HOUR SHOW @ Pete's Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St, Williamsburg (SAT 4PM, $FREE)

with Nai Harvest (7:45pm), Baeb Rxxth (7pm), Diet Cig (6:15pm),Hethers (5:30pm), Light Music (4:45pm), Last Good Tooth (4pm)

#3 Unblinking Ear Unofficial CMJ Showcase@ Union Pool, 484 Union Ave,Williamsburg (SAT 2pm, $10)

with The Gotobeds, Big Quiet, Snowmans of Love, Spray Paint

Unblinking Ear Unofficial CMJ Showcase

...And into the Evening:

#1 Our Wicked Lady does CMJ @ Our Wicked Lady, 153 Morgan Ave, East Williamsburg (FRI 7PM, $FREE)

The Bushwick Hotel (12am), Tall Juan (11:15pm), Jamie Register (10:30pm), Slim Wray (9:45pm), Brook Pridemore (9pm), Bree and the Whatevers (8:15pm), Out of System Transfer (7:45pm), Dreams of June (7pm)

#2 Levitation & Alisa Loog Present @ Rough Trade, 64 N 9th St, Williamsburg (5:30PM, $15)

with Ringo Deathstarr, Shannon and the Clams, Drinks, Mild High Club, Whitney, Cheatahs, Stealing Sheep, Murals, Cloud Castle Lake, Residuels with Drippy Eye Projections

#3 Team Clermont CMJ Showcase 2015 @ Union Pool, 484 Union Ave, Williamsburg (7pm, $FREE with badge or $8)

with  SHANA FALANA, CHRISTIAN LEE HUTSON, J FERNANDEZ, TUFF SUNSHINE

Team Clermont CMJ Showcase 2015

#4 New Island Entertainment @ The Shop, 234 Starr St, Bushwick (SAT 6:30 PM, $10)

with Summer Cannibals, The Big Moon, The Ghost Ease, Vomitface, Garden of Elks, Dirty Frigs

#5 CTRL Presents BEWARE!!! - A CMJ Showcase @ Paper Box, 17 Meadow St, East Williamsburg (5PM, $10)

SUNDAY OCTOBER 18

Just a little Hair of The Dog....

#1 Father/Daughter Records @ Palisades, 906 Broadway, Bushwick (SUN 12pm, $8)

with Bethlehem Steel, Fern Mayo,Diet Cig, Downies, Comfy, PWR BTTM, I Tried To Run Away When I Was 6, Vagabon, Hiccup, Sports, ROMP,Nicholas Nicholas

#2 Dull Tools & Wild Wild Life @ Silent Barn, 603 Bushwick Ave, Bushwick (2PM, $5)

Future PunxPillEaters, Beth Israel, Heaven's Gate,Steep Leans, MPHO, Sneaks, WALL, Final Bloom, Justin Frye, Order of Operations

#3 WNYU Bluesberry Jam & Invertebrate Showcase @ Cameo Gallery, 93 N 6th St, Williamsburg (SUN 7pm, $8)

with Talullah Ruff, Nick Cianci And The Heights, The Misters, Altopalo, The Walters

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