August 17, 2010 – New York, NY – CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival has announced an exclusive partnership with Manhattan’s Hotel on Rivington. As part of this collaboration, CMJ badge holders receive a discounted rate of $309 per night on king-sized rooms from October 18 – 24. This deal is valid through September 17, so book today! To make a reservation, please call 212-475-2600 or email and reference CMJ Music Marathon. As part of the partnership, Hotel on Rivington will be hosting one of the festival’s most anticipated events, the annual Press Mixer, on Wednesday October 20th.

The Hotel on Rivington, a 21-story glass tower hotel with 360 degrees of unobstructed views, opened its doors in October 2004 at Rivington and Ludlow Sts., the crossroads of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Amenities include the critically-acclaimed LEVANTeast @ THOR restaurant, a lobby bar, internet center, private dining room/event space and a spectacular, triplex penthouse suite.

Hotel on Rivington is just steps away from a bevy of CMJ showcase venues including Fat Baby, Pianos, Arlene’s Grocery, Fontana’s, Bowery Ballroom, Mercury Lounge and many more.

As New York’s largest music event and one of the world’s most important showcases of new music artists, CMJ Music Marathon draws tens of thousands of professionals from all sectors of the music and film industry. More than 1400 artists and over 120,000 music fans will come together in the Big Apple to catch the latest buzz band, cool indie film or learn more about the ever-changing music industry from key innovators, insiders and celebrities.

CMJ Music Marathon takes over 75 venues across Manhattan, Brooklyn and surrounding environs presenting a dazzling array of new music from around the globe. Registration to CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival grants attendees entry to all daytime and nighttime offerings (venue capacity permitting). Registration for 2010 is open at with discounts still available.

Since its inception, CMJ Music Marathon has featured many of the world’s most influential and revolutionary musicians, artists, cultural and political figures at a variety of events including presentations, screenings, Q&A sessions, panel discussions and, of course, over 1,400 live music performances each year.

For more details, artist updates, discount badge registration and more information please visit:

CMJ Music Marathon: 30 Years of the Biggest Names in Music and Pop Culture
For 30 years, artists including: Arcade Fire, Muse, Lada Gaga, Daft Punk, MGMT, Passion Pit, the Hold Steady, Feist, Hot Chip, the National, B.O.B., Spoon, Sufjan Stevens, Eminem, Red Hot Chili Peppers, R.E.M, Run-DMC, the Killers, M.I.A, the Roots, Wilco, Pixies, Rage Against the Machine, Flaming Lips, Modest Mouse, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, My Morning Jacket, Green Day, Black Eyed Peas, Nas, the Mars Volta, My Chemical Romance, and Foo Fighters have performed at CMJ Music Marathon long before their commercial success.

CMJ speakers have included David Bowie, Marilyn Manson, Brian Wilson, Al Franken, KRS-One, Yoko Ono, Johnny Rotten, Tori Amos, Abbie Hoffman, Moby, Chuck D, Patti Smith, Lou Reed, Iggy Pop, Janeane Garafalo, Rev. Jesse Jackson, and Queen Latifah.

From Pulp Fiction to Borat and I’m Not There, CMJ Film Festival has screened titles such as Walk The Line, A History Of Violence, Martin Scorsese’s Bob Dylan: No Direction Home, Boogie Nights, American History X, Deconstructing Harry, Kids, Swingers, Fight Club, Hedwig And The Angry Inch and Basquiat. Leading filmmakers such as Quentin Tarantino, Michael Moore, Harmony Korine, Wim Wenders, Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Vince Vaughn, Anderson Cooper, David Cronenberg and Mike Mills have presented their films and participated in face-to-face sessions before the CMJ crowd.

About CMJ Network Inc.
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