My Morning Jacket, The Wallflowers, and Grizzly Bear are all set to participate in a free concert at Times Square in New York City on October 12. Divine Fits are also appearing, and James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem will be performing a DJ set.
The concert is part of the second annual CBGB Music and Film Festival that takes place between October 8 and 13. The festival will feature a red carpet premiere of CBGB The Movie on October 8. Aside from the free concert at Times Square and the movie premiere, there are hundreds of bands playing in and around Manhattan as part of the festival. Some of the artists who are scheduled to perform include Meat Puppets, Spank Rock, Amanda Blank, Atlas Genius, and Lisa Loeb.
For more information on the festival, visit the CBGB website.