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09/01/2015

Our Hole in the Wall: An Oral History of the CBGB Scene

"When we started building CBGBs as a place to play, it was because there was no [other] place to play for people like us. There was no place in New York City in 1973 for a poet improvising with a guitar player and a piano player. The only things there were were maybe some gay cabarets that were really too sophisticated."- Patti Smith. Read on for more first hand accounts from pivotal artists who built the CBGB scene from the ground up....
08/21/2015

10 Classic Moments that helped define the birthplace of punk

"10 Classic Moments that helped define the birthplace of punk" Fotrty-one years have passed since iconic music club CBGB (aka the undisputed birthplace of punk) opened its doors. And even though only a handful of artifacts remain at the site of the club that once hosted music legends including the Ramones, Patti Smith, Blondie, Guns N Roses and Talking Heads, lets look back at the memories that will forever remain at 315 Bowery in New York City....