My Morning Jacket, Grizzly Bear, Divine Fits and The Wallflowers are playing a free concert in Times Square on October 12th, the centerpiece event of the 2013 CBGB Music and Film Festival.
James Murphy, of LCD Soundsystem, will DJ at the show. Some 30 bands are expected to play between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Lisa Loeb also is among the Times Square performers.
CBGB Fest, now in its second year, is the primary reincarnation of the famous punk rock club's brand. Coca-Cola, Spotify, Red Bull, MTV, Gibson Guitar, The Standard Hotel, Astral Tequila, J&R Music and Bust Magazine are sponsoring the Times Square show, which also will include a range of gourmet food vendors.
Overall, CBGB Fest will feature more than 500 bands playing at more than 125 venues over between October 9th and 13th, as well as a hefty lineup of music industry panels and music-themed film screenings.