Initial Artist Line-Up Announced For CMJ Music Marathon 2014

October 21-25 in New York City
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October 21-25 in New York City

Initial Line-Up Announced For CMJ Music Marathon 2014

CMJ Music Marathon 2014 is announcing the first round of artists set to perform at this year’s event. From October 21 - 25, hundreds of bands from across the globe will perform as a part of New York City’s largest music festival.

As always, CMJ Music Marathon will feature countless impressive hopefuls alongside some knock-out CMJ veterans, all of them equipped to blow us away.

In addition to over 1,400 performances at over 80 of the best venues in New York City, CMJ 2014 will also feature over 100 professional panels and renowned speakers. Taken altogether, this year’s CMJ Music Marathon promises to be an event of epic proportions.

Highlights from this year’s lineup include:

Ballet School 

Bear’s Den 

Bombay Bicycle Club 



Cold War Kids 

Courtney Barnett 

D.D Dumbo 

Doe Paoro 


Dune Rats 

Gem Club 

Gerard Way 

Horse Thief 


Juan Wauters 

Kate Boy 

The Kills 

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard 


Matthew Dear 


Moon Duo 

Mt. Royal 


Potty Mouth 

Pro Era 



Reigning Soun 

Saint Pepsi 

Sam Roberts Band 

San Fermin 


Tom Vek 

Twin Peaks 


White Fence 

The Wytches 

Young Magic

CMJ 2014 will bring artists of every imaginable kind together for five nonstop, unforgettable days and nights. Check out the full list of artists announced so far.

Check in often at for more details on the latest festival programming, including additional artists and panelists to be announced in the coming weeks.

All programming subject to change.