CMJ 2010: Initial Lineup Announced

The initial artist lineup for the 2010 CMJ Music Marathon in NYC was announced today. Many more acts to be announced soon, but the top of the lineup is definitely some interesting stuff and shows worth seeing if you’re in the area. Passes are on-sale now.

CMJ 2010 Initial Artist Lineup

DeVotchKa
Surfer Blood
Two Door Cinema Club
School of Seven Bells
Bad Books (feat. Kevin Devine and Manchester Orchestra)
Four Tet
The Drums
Ghostface Killah
Greg Dulli
Helmet
Lissie
Foreign Exchange
Katzenjammer
Kristen Schall And Friends
Dean And Britta
Bayside
Senses Fail
Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit
Salem
The Blow
Small Black
Big Freedia
Dominique Young Unique
Angus And Julia Stone
Frankie And the Heartstrings
Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr
Langhorne Slim

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CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival, the world’s most important platform for the discovery of new music, dominates downtown New York City with five nonstop days and nights of over 1,200 live band performances and dozens of the most cutting edge films in 75 of New York City greatest nightclubs and theaters. New York City’s largest music festival brings together more than 120,000 fans, music business professionals, artists and filmmakers with exclusive nighttime music, parties, daytime exhibit area, panels, film premieres, seminars, and special events.