MusicNotes from the Morning Show: CBGB Fest, New Pornographers rock Letterman and Sting goes Broadway.

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Getty Images/Neilson

The CBGB Music & Film Festival has announced their lineup from Oct. 8-12 @ various venues across NYC. Check out who’s playing & what films will be screened.

Among the headlining musical acts will be Jane’s Addiction, Devo, Robert DeLong, Surfer Blood, We Are Scientists and Macy Gray. Perry Farrell and company will be celebrating the anniversary of its classic album Nothing’s Shocking by playing it in full, while Devo’s performance will go hand-in-hand with the debut of Hardcore Devo Live, which is exactly what it sounds like.

Other films that will making their debuts at the festival include The Winding Stream, a documentary on the lineages of country music’s two biggest families—the Carters and the Cash’s—and With You, short film written and directed by DJ Dirty South to accompany his forthcoming album of the same name. Leighton Meester, Debra Messing and Billie Joe Armstrong will also star in a new drama titled Like Sunday Like Rain. Another intriguing debut will be I Need A Dodge, a documentary telling the tale of Clash member Joe Strummer’s time in Spain.

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Watch Devo perform “Beautiful World” Live- 2009

Did you see the The New Pornographers play their new song “Brill Bruisers” on David Letterman? A wall of sound and a great performance & song. Watch it here.

Sting’s music from the soon to be out Broadway show, “The Last Ship” will be out September 23rd. Read all about it here.




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