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Read About The Time Talking Heads First Met Lou Reed, From Chris Frantz’s New Memoir

Talking Heads are, obviously, one of the most storied bands in rock history. But along the way, their tale has only really been told in…
Ryan Leas | July 21, 2020 - 10:24 am

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Target Recreates CBGB For Grand Opening Of East Village Store

Target just opened up a new store in New York's East Village. And for today's grand opening, as Brooklyn Vegan points out, the new location…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2018 - 5:45 pm

CBGB Reopening … As Newark Airport Restaurant

When the legendary New York punk club CBGB closed in 2006, people talked about it as the end of an era. Well, if any of…
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2015 - 3:25 pm

Watch My Morning Jacket And Grizzly Bear Play Times Square For CBGB Fest

This past weekend, the CBGB Festival -- which couldn't possibly have less to do with the grimy, legendary, shut-down New York club that gave it…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2013 - 10:12 am

CBGB Fest Announces Free Concert With My Morning Jacket, Grizzly Bear, Divine Fits, DJ James Murphy

Last year the people involved with the original CBGBs held a music festival and this year it's coming back again in less than two weeks.
Miles Bowe | September 30, 2013 - 1:18 pm

Watch The CBGB Movie Trailer

The Bowery has changed a lot over the past decade. The luxury condo:junkie ratio is literally probably like 100:1. The space that used to be…
Michael Nelson | August 8, 2013 - 10:57 am

Former Member Stabs, Bites Cro-Mags At CBGB Festival

Violence erupted at last night’s NYHC-stacked CBGB Festival performance at Webster Hall when former Cro-Mags bassist Harley Flanagan attacked current Cro-Mags members Mike "The Gook"
Michael Nelson | July 7, 2012 - 1:56 pm

Foos’ Taylor Hawkins Playing Iggy Pop In CBGB Movie

Last week, we posted the news that a new movie called CBGB was in the works, with Alan Rickman as club owner Hilly Kristal and…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2012 - 12:56 pm

CBGB Movie Cast Revealed

As anyone who saw The Runaways or the Germs movie What We Do Is Secret can tell you, punk-rock biopics can be a dicey proposition…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2012 - 10:12 am

CBGB Becomes A Festival, Seeks To Reopen

The New York Times reports that people involved with the original CBGB plan to throw a multi-venue festival in NYC this summer and hope to…
Corban Goble | May 8, 2012 - 2:20 pm


Dec 1973 - Oct 2006 Tonight Patti Smith sang the legendary punk club's swan song. Pics via AP... …
Scott Lapatine | October 15, 2006 - 10:12 pm


Even Gavin Rossdale can't save us? Landlord says the club's lease won't be renewed. Check flickr.com's cbgb tags and Brooklyn Vegan's…
Stereogum | August 31, 2005 - 11:02 pm