2008 CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival

If you’re looking for the biggest and best music festival taking place in the New York City area next month, look no further than the 2008 CMJ Music Marathon and Film Festival. The event combines film with tons of music and other cultural experiences in a wonderful blend of dynamic energy and inspiring new trends.

The name behind what has become an institution in New York City is CMJ or College Media Journal. This well known music events and publishing company is well known for the work it does in various spheres of the industry. However it is best known for its annual Music Marathon and Film Festival that descends on the city of New York each year in a whirlwind of color and sounds. While the festival does cast a spotlight on various cultural activities and films, its primary focus is music. In fact the CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival is the largest and most important music event to take place in New York. That is quite easy to believe when one considers that the event lasts five days and nights and showcases more than 1000 emerging acts. Of course, all that live music action can’t take place at one venue. There are 65 different venues spread throughout the city, which host not only the live music showcases, but film premieres, parties and other special events.

The main headquarters for the event during the day is NYU’s Greenwich Village campus, the perfect setting for such a massive festival. Over the years the CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival has become such an institution that it now sees approximately 100 000 fans, filmmakers, artists and other industry professionals from a number of different countries making their way to New York City to be a part of the fun and excitement. If all that sounds like the perfect way for you to spend a week, then make sure that you get yourself to New York from October 21 to October 25 for the 2008 CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival! It would be criminal to miss out on this fantastic music event.