CMJ Is Back!

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With all the lack of music happening lately it’s nice to see there are still opportunities to see some new music. Even if it is only streaming.

The New York City music marathon that is known as CMJ! The once defunct music festival is now back to digitally showcase a ton of artists all over the country.

CMJ was a New York-based music festival put on by college radio and the magazine College Music Journal since 1980.

Following the 1980 festival’s inception, every year for a week in October thousands of musicians would come to New York to play all over the city to adoring fans. That is until 2015 when the festival was canceled

In 2019, Amazing Radio acquired CMJ and announced plans to revive the festival in 2020. Recent posts on Facebook showed the festival will be launching digitally the week of October 22 at 7 pm EST.

This time no badge is needed to get into the showcase. All you have to do is go to their website.

Learn more at CMJ’s official website.

About Amazing America

Based in New York and Denver CO, Amazing America was founded in 2018. It operates a North American franchise of Amazing Radio from UK-based Amazing Media, which was founded in 2007.

Amazing Radio helps new artists get discovered and make money. Its ethical business model unearths the best new unsigned and Indie artists and helps them find an audience and make money, without getting screwed. Discoveries include Alt J, Haim, Dua Lipa and many more.

Amazing America also operates CMJ, the mythical new music festival and college radio business which has helped emerging artists for forty years. Amazing will bring The Music Marathon back to New York, mount new digital events and showcase talent in live events all over the States.

Together, Amazing Radio and CMJ have a burning mission to showcase North America’s best emerging artists and help them with their careers.

In the US, One Night Stand supports the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and in the UK, Music Venue Trust (MVT). 100% of all your donations go to help independent venues and their employees.

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