CMJ Daytime Schedule Announced


CMJ Music Marathon returns to New York City October 13 – 17, 2015 with it’s most innovative daytime programming schedule to-date. During the four days of daytime programming, CMJ will host intimate discussions for badge holders with the industry’s leading voices.


With a laser eye on the newest breakthroughs within the music and technology ecosystem, the conference kicks off Tuesday, October 13 with the inaugural Technology Day. The day will feature a roster of known thought leaders and edgy upstarts alike, including IBM Watson, Nuntio Technologies, Concert Window, Brooklyn Research, Firstage,oiid, Mew365, and Microsoft programs including The Cube—an innovative three dimensional art installation that reacts to movements and gestures.


One of the highlights of Technology Day will be the “Shaping The Future: Music, Technology and Creative Collaboration” masterclass, discussing the evolving role of interactive technology in the music space while going inside the creation of DELQA, an interactive installation powered by Microsoft that recently transformed the music of Matthew Dear.


CMJ badge holders will also be able to participate in exclusive YouTube-lead workshops at the YouTube Space New York in Chelsea Market—only a 2-minute walk from CMJ HQ at Dream Downtown.


Each day of the conference will see a different focus and format including the inaugural Technology Day,International, College Radio, CLE and Networking. A few of the highly regarded speakers include music supervisorRandall Poster (Vinyl, Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel), viral rapper Prince Harvey, Will Sheff (OkkervilRiver), Meredith Graves (Perfect Pussy), and Cornerstone Agency / The FADER’s Jon Cohen. All daytime conversations will take place at CMJ’s new headquarters Dream Downtown. See the full daytime programming schedule here.


CMJ Music Marathon Badges are available now and includes access to the daytime programming and showcases.CMJ Show Passes are also on sale; both Badges & Show Passes are available for purchase here.


CMJ has launched the 2015 CMJ Music Marathon App. The CMJ Music Marathon 2015 app is streamlined and intuitive, designed to put an entire city’s worth of bands and venues at your fingertips. Download it now via iTunes andGoogle Play.


Celebrating its 35th year, the CMJ Music Marathon will host five nonstop days and nights of live performances in New York City’s greatest venues, in addition to the four days of conference events with renowned speakers and new headquarters Dream Downtown. CMJ’s Artist Lounge will also make Dream Downtown its home. Performing artists will receive the VIP treatment while hanging out with Bandsintown and more throughout the week. For additional information on CMJ, visit:




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