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Berklee College of Music, Heavy Rotation Records (HRR), and the Berklee Internet Radio Network present their second annual CMJ Music Marathon showcase on Saturday, October 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Knitting Factory Tap Bar. The showcase features rock, indie-pop, funk, folk, and ambient music by alumni and HRR artists Teletextile, Christopher Barnes (HRR), Lucius, Tiny Animals, Annie Lynch and the Beekeepers (HRR), and Turkuaz (HRR).

The event is all-ages and open to both CMJ badgeholders and the general public free of charge. For more information, please call 212 219-3132 or visit berklee.edu. The Knitting Factory is located at 74 Leonard St. (between Broadway and Church), New York, New York. Now in its 28th year, the CMJ Music Marathon is New York's largest music event, attracting bands, fans, and music industry professionals from around the world.

MC'd by Berklee alumnae Jenn Mundia and Andrea Setaro, the showcase also includes free raffles for two badges to attend next year's CMJ Music Marathon and SanDisk Sansa mp3 players. Free copies of student-run label HRR's latest CD, Dorm Sessions Volume 5, featuring showcase artists Turkuaz, Annie Lynch and the Beekeepers, and Christopher Barnes, will also be available at the event.

The BIRN will air interviews and in-studio performances by Berklee showcase artists in the week leading up to the event, and will be on hand to record performances and interviews at the showcase for later broadcast on its Air Alumni channel. Beyond Berklee's showcase, The BIRN also plans to phone in promos and updates from the trade show during CMJ. Check it out at thebirn.com.

Official Website: http://www.berklee.edu/news

Added by MargotBerklee on October 8, 2008

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