CMJ Music Marathon New York
BBC Introducing presenter Huw Stephens announced on BBC Radio 1 the artists performing the joint BBC Introducing and PRS Foundation showcase at New York’s CMJ festival are:
Clean Cut Kid 22.30
The Big Moon 20.50
The Jacques 20.00
The showcase will take place at Rough Trade NYC on Thursday 15th October. Video highlights from the event will be available on the BBC Introducing website and here the following week, and Huw Stephens will be bringing listeners all of the highlights during his 10pm-1am Radio 1 show from Monday 19th October.
Jason Carter, Head of International, Commercial and BBC Music said: “We are very pleased to be able to export some of the finest new UK talent for their first shows with BBC Introducing at CMJ, New York. BBC introducing’s remit is to support the brightest new talent nationally, and working in partnership with PRS For Music, we now continue to extend those opportunities internationally too.”
Joe Frankland, Senior Grants and Programmes Manager at PRS for Music Foundation said: “We’re very excited to be supporting these talented UK artists to perform at our BBC Introducing and PRS Foundation showcase at CMJ. It’s a fantastic opportunity and platform for them to take those early steps into the North American music market.”
CMJ Music Marathon is celebrating its 35th year as a platform for the discovery of new music and has previously welcomed the likes of Bombay Bicycle Club, Bear’s Den, The Horrors and Courtney Barnett to their line-up.