CMJ is baaaaacckkkk! And if you missed the week-long music marathon last year, feel free to overbook your calendar starting this evening. With acts like Ghostface Killa and Mykki Blanco sharing stages across the city, we’ve culled down the list to get you to the places you need to be for killer sets. Happy music week!
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Robert Glasper Experiment kicks off the CMJ music marathon tonight at SOBs at 8PM!
Wednesday, October 17
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Solvillage introduces you to our new office obsession, Rachel Brown, as well as Jon Bibbs, Maritri and more at SOBs at 8PM.
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Kick your Wednesday into overdrive a little early with Roxy Cottontail, who’ll be spinning records at Webster Hall at 8:30
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Flying Lotus & Ali Shaheed Muhammad hit Le Poisson Rouge stage at 9PM.
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Kilo Kish brings R&B infused chillwave to DROM at 10PM
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Crooner Elle King will hit the Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 at 10:30PM. Fingers crossed she performs her cover of Khia’s “My Neck, My Back”.
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VICE and Noisey present Brooklyn-based hip hop duo Flatbush Zombies. They’ll take the stage at Santos House Party at 12AM
Thursday, October 18
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Cinematic and XXL team up to bring rappers Big K.R.I.T, Smoke DZA and Joey BadA$$ to SOBs at 6:30PM
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The producer behind A$AP Rocky’s “Peso”, A$AP Ty Beats, hits The Studio at Webster Hall at 2:40AM for all you night creepers.
Friday, October 19
2 Dope Boys and Shameless Showcase will take over Irving Plaza at 6PM with the likes of Jasmine Solano, Rich Kidz and Chase N Cashe and more!
Saturday Oct 20
Brooklyn based music collective Phony Ppl will hit the Gramercy Theater at 6PM, followed by Theophilus London who’ll perform at 11PM.
Mykki Blanco is bringing queer rap to CMJ (via Tumblr) at the Brooklyn Knitting Factory. Blanco takes the stage at 10PM.