Long Before American Idol There was CMJ

October 16, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
When Billboard is mentioned, music of all forms come to mind. When CMJ is said music at its finest is at the forefront. CMJ has been synonymous with innovate and cutting edge music for several decades. Long before American Idol came along, CMJ was discovering the future stars.

In its 26th year, the CMJ Music Marathon will be dominating the New York scene from October 31st - November 4th at the Lincoln Center and at venues across New York City.

With over 1,000 bands, representing various music genres from Americana, jazz, hip-hop and rock performing at over 50 venues around New York, CMJ Music Marathon is certain to rock the music world to its very core.

In addition to music, a group of top name music industry personnel such as Jaci Rae, Moby and Janeane Garofalo have been rounded up to cover such topics as Getting Exposure on the Tube, Hiring and Managing an Entourage and Indie Touring 101: How to Make a Profit on a Tight Budget.

But seeing is believing. Whether you're a fan or musicians ready to learn the inside scoop on the music industry, you won't want to miss a beat. "CMJ Music Marathon – the Sundance of rock ‘n’ roll." The Associated Press "Impressive… a musical gatekeeper…" New York Times

For more information on CMJ Music Marathon, please go to http://www.cmj.com. For more information on Jaci Rae and her appearance both at the festival and other major events, television shows and radio, check out: http://www.jacirae.com and click on the tour button.