As promised on Sunday, here is Part II of our CMJ preview. If you missed our picks for Tues, Weds, and Thurs of next week, you can click right here to see ’em. Friday and Saturday are going to be hot mess factories, so take a look-sie at what we think will be the best shows for the final two days of the music marathon.
Godspeed my children!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24th
1. Panache Showcase @ The Knitting Factory, 8 pm — Monotonix, The Mae Shi, AIDS Wolf, DMBQ, The Apes, Akimbo, The Homosexuals, Shellshag, Catcall, Yip Yip, Sole, Aa, Fiasco, Screens
2. Sub Pop/Suicide Squeeze Showcase @ Pianos, 8:30 pm — Wolff, Pretty Good Dance Moves, Nickel Eye, The Ruby Suns, Oxford Collapse, sBACH, The Duchess & The Duke, Death Vessel, Cotton Jones
3. 7 pm @ Mercury Lounge — The Virgins, Eagle Seagull, Delta Spirit, Ambulance Ltd., Wild Light, Mother Mother, Other Lives
4. Social Registry Showcase @ Santos Party House, 8 pm — Gang Gang Dance, Growing, Psychic Ills, Slan Alice Group
5. Chouette Showcase @ Cake Shop, 1 pm — Phosphorescent, City Center, Castanets, King Darves, Endless Boogie, Julianna Barwick, Viking Moses, Virgin Forest, Donovan Quinn, Doug Paisley
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25th
1. Merge Records Showcase @ Mercury Lounge, 8 pm — Oakley Hall, The Rosebuds, The Broken West, Portastatic, Wye Oak, The Music Tapes
2. IheartComix CMJ Party @ Music Hall of Williamsburg, 8 pm — The Toxic Avenger, NinjaSonik, Heartsrevolution, Team Robespierre, Totally Michael, Shout Out Out Out Out, Designer Drugs, Juiceboxxx, Franki Chan, Lauren Flax
3. Crashin’ In/K9/Polyvinyl Party @ Public Assembly, 4 pm — Sky Larkin, PRE, Radio 4, Holy Hail, The Muslims, Shock Cinema, The Mae Shi, Cut Off Your Hands, Johnny Foreigner, The Uglysuit, Drink Up Butter Cup, Jean on Jean, Anni Rossi, Cale Parks, Frances
4. Oh My Rockness/Oya Festival Show @ Cake Shop, 6:45 pm — The XYZ Affair, Lukestar, Royal Bangs, Casiokids, The Uglysuit, Ingrid Olava
5. R5 Party @ Glasslands, 9 pm — Jay Reatard, Crystal Antlers, Amazing Baby, Women