Media Alert: 2013 CBGB Fest Announces $50 Super Pass/CBGB Opening Night Premiere Oct 8th
Punks Premiere New York Style at 2013 CBGB Fest
Fest Stages $50 SUPER PASS including CBGB The Movie Opening Night Premiere Oct 8th
The 2013 CBGB Music and Film Festival announces they will be selling a $50 SUPER PASS, which includes a Red Carpet Experience for the highly-buzzed about film premiere of CBGB, a meet and greet with the filmmakers, the 2013 Music Showcase and Film Screenings Badge, which allows access to all screenings and showcases (a $50 value in itself), cool collectibles including the limited-edition 2013 Festival Poster, and infamous CBGB swag.
The festival officially kicks off with the Opening Night Premiere event at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema at 143 East Houston St. New York, NY 10002. Super Pass screening options are 8:20PM and 8:30PM.
“We are so excited to be able to bring this experience to the fans,” says CBGB Co-Owner Tim Hayes. “The movie is great, the music is great, and we are happy to be able to bring them together to really create a moment for people.”
The CBGB Music and Film Festival 2013 will present over 500 musicians in 175 venues across Manhattan and Brooklyn from October 9-13, 2013. In addition the Festival will showcase over 100 films, and 125 expert speakers during daytime conference programming. (Info/Tickets cbgb.com)
CBGB is a rock ‘n roll true story that tells the tale of the famed venue in 1973 and its iconoclastic founder Hilly Kristal, portrayed by Alan Rickman. The legendary New York City club launched dozens of cutting-edge bands through its closing in 2006 and is known globally as the home of American Punk Rock music and features 16 on-camera musical performances, the film features over 60 classic songs by the Talking Heads, The Ramones, Blondie, Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, The Police and The Dead Boys, among others.
CBGB Movie’s star-studded cast includes Malin Akerman as Blondie (The Trophy Wife), Ashley Greene as Lisa Kristal (Twilight franchise), Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory), Rupert Grint (Harry Potter franchise) and Justin Bartha (The Hangover franchise) as The Dead Boys, Stana Katic (ABC’s -Castle) as Genya Ravan, Joel David Moore (Avatar) as Joey Ramone, Freddy Rodriguez (Grindhouse), Donal Logue (Copper), Sting's daughter Mickey Sumner as Patti Smith and Taylor Hawkins of The Foo Fighters as Iggy Pop and Richard de Klerk (Repeaters), Ryan Hurst (Sons of Anarchy), Ahna O'Reilly (Fruitvale Station) and Bradley Whitford (Trophy Wife), and was directed by Randall Miller (Bottle Shock), and written by Miller and Jody Savin.
CBGB the Movie opens in theaters Oct. 11.
Limited $ 50 SUPER PASS for 2013 CBGB Music and Film Festival Opening Night Oct 8th
CBGB The Movie Premiere
Red Carpet Experience
Meet & Greet Filmmakers
2013 Music Showcase and Film Screenings Badge (which allows access to all screenings and showcases - a $50 value in itself)
Limited edition 2013 Fest Poster
Collectible CBGB Swag