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  CBGB - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
CBGB, also CBGB's or CB's is a club at the address 315 Bowery in New York City, New York.
CBGB was founded in 1973, by Hilly Kristal, on the site of his earlier bar Hilly's on the Bowery, which he ran from 1969 to 1972.
Though CBGB was utilized as a hot spot for touring bands to hit when they came through New York, the scene that kept the bar alive during the 1980s was New York's underground hardcore scene.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/CBGB   (809 words)

 SAVE CBGB's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The BRC never billed CBGB’s for rent increases for many years during the 1990s, and in 2001 both parties went to court to resolve the dispute.
CBGB’s has hired an expeditor to ensure that the city quickly removes the old violations from the public record within a few months.
A: CBGB’s has been in its current location for more than 31 years and had an excellent relationship with the owners of the building and previous directors of the BRC, who had been happy to renew the lease before.
www.littlestevensundergroundgarage.com /cbgb/CBsQ&A.htm   (285 words)

 The New York Times: Search > Topic: CBGB
Ever since it was announced that CBGB might lose its lease and close its doors on the Bowery, a number of people have rushed to defend the club's merits, praising the sound system, the slanted stage, the iconoclastic owner, the long list of bands whose ca...
Though CBGB, the landmark Bowery rock club he founded in 1973, is embroiled in a legal dispute with its landlord and faces eviction at the end of the month when its lease expires, there were signs, Mr.
CBGB, the famously grungy 32-year-old rock club on the Bowery that faces possible eviction when its lease expires at the end of August, is having a monthlong series of benefit concerts and an auction on eBay of rock memorabilia to support its campaign to...
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 CNN.com - Judge: Punk landmark CBGB's can't be evicted - Aug 11, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
CBGB's said it wasn't billed for the increases, but Rosenblatt said the increases were clearly stated in the lease.
In her ruling, Judge Joan Kenney praised the club's impact on the neighborhood, which she said was plagued by "destitution, degradation and substance abuse" when the club opened in 1973.
"CBGB has proven itself worthy of being recognized as a landmark -- a rare achievement for any commercial tenant in the ever diverse and competitive real estate market of New York City," she wrote in the ruling, a copy of which was provided to The Associated Press by the Save CBGB's Coalition.
www.cnn.com /2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/08/11/cbgb.eviction.ap   (399 words)

 CBGB's, RIP? - Sep 01, 2005 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The BRC had sought to double CBGB's rent from $19,000 to $40,000 and said it wouldn't enter into any talks with Kristal until he paid what the committee claimed was $91,000 in back rent.
Despite the BRC opting not to renew the lease, a Manhattan civil court judge ruled earlier this month that the historic East Village venue and popular tourist destination could not be evicted simply on the basis of a bookkeeping error that left Kristal so far behind in the rent.
CBGB' advocates vowed to battle it out with the BRC in court--which might buy the stuffy, graffiti-covered rock mecca some time until a judge settles the matter.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,17280,00.html?fdnews   (563 words)

 Never Trust a Punk Club Over 30? The Past May Not Save CBGB for Long - New York Times
Now CBGB could be near the end of its life, embroiled in a legal dispute with its landlord and threatened with eviction at the end of this month when its lease expires.
CBGB still books dozens of bands a week, including some at its smaller and more mellow gallery space and in its downstairs lounge.
The Landmarks Preservation Committee is considering granting landmark status to the CBGB building or parts of it, which would require the owner of the building to seek the committee's permission before making alterations.
www.nytimes.com /2005/08/05/nyregion/05cbgb.html?ex=1280894400&en=4739441351464355&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (964 words)

 SAVE CBGB's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
CBGB's is the legendary nightclub and internationally recognized cultural icon that was the birthplace of one of the most significant genres of Rock 'n Roll, Punk music.
CBGB's and its friends have submitted a proposal to the BRC for a new lease, which addresses and resolves every concern the BRC has expressed.
CBGB's is the last legendary rock club left in the world and holds incredible meaning to music lovers and musicians worldwide.
www.littlestevensundergroundgarage.com /cbgb/cbgbhome.html   (338 words)

 WJLA - Landlord Won't Renew Lease for CBGB Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Even the hardy CBGB supporters at the rally, where Public Enemy and Blondie were also scheduled to perform, seemed resigned to the club's demise.
CBGB is its lone commercial tenant; their rent feud dates back five years, when the committee went to court to collect more than $300,000 in back rent from the club.
CBGB won a legal decision earlier this month when a Manhattan civil court judge ruled that the club couldn't be evicted for a bookkeeping mistake that left Kristal about $100,000 behind in his rent.
www.wjla.com /headlines/0805/256431.html   (670 words)

 New York Daily News - Entertainment - Ruling rocks for CBGB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
But CBGB said it was improperly billed over that period and unfairly slapped with various penalties.
She also rejected the committee's claim that it suffered when CBGB, whose rent is $19,000 a month, made payments late.
Because the committee accepted all payments regardless of when they were made for years, its "own conduct demonstrates that time was never of the essence," she said.
www.nydailynews.com /entertainment/story/336410p-287224c.html   (377 words)

 New York Punk Clubs - Max's Kansas City & CBGB's
While its easy game to knock the yanks over their lack of history you have to give it to them here because these are two clubs who have history, atmosphere, excitement and rock'n'roll in spades and one that even still exists today.
Long and dark CBGB's was renowned for its tiny ten foot square stage.
CBGB's continues to stay open and put on bands and is major historical landmark.
www.punk77.co.uk /punkhistory/cbgbsandmaxs.htm   (461 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Music | Lease ends on defiant punk club
The landlord of the legendary New York punk club CBGB - which is threatened with closure - has insisted the lease will not be renewed.
The lease on the CBGB club expired at midnight on Wednesday, despite a final rally in Manhattan's Washington Square Park to try to save the venue.
Blondie were among the bands who performed at the rally, which attracted CBGB fans from across the generations.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/music/4203666.stm   (368 words)

 AfterElton.com - CBGB's Gay Presence: A Queer Rocker Remembers
CBGB’s gained an international reputation as the birthplace of bands like The Ramones, Television, The Talking Heads, Blondie, Patti Smith and Living Colour.
More and more published accounts are appearing that chronicle for posterity the multi-faceted and far-reaching phenomenon of the GLBT influence on music in general, and punk music specifically, for which the terms “Queercore” and “Homocore” have been coined.
Similarly, No CBGB’s remembrance or tribute--be it documentary film, coffee table book, celebrity studded concert, or park statue--will be complete without acknowledging the considerable contribution made by the GLBT community to its 30+ year history.
www.afterelton.com /music/2005/9/cbgb.html   (536 words)

 SPIN.com: Star-Studded Event Kicks Off Efforts to Save CBGB
If the graffiti-splattered, poster-covered walls of CBGB could talk, aside from asking for a good scrubbing, they might wax nostalgic about an era when they watched the Ramones grow up and fantasized as Debbie Harry sauntered across the stage.
"CBGB is the last rock'n'roll club left," said Van Zandt as he held court over the press conference on the stage, sporting his signature bandana and loud purple shirt.
CBGB owner Hilly Kristal, who spoke in more hushed tones, said he felt the BRC wanted him out specifically, and assured the crowd that rumors of the club moving to Las Vegas were untrue.
www.spin.com /features/news/2005/08/050802_cgbg   (573 words)

 CBC Arts: Court ruling helps punk venue CBGB cling to life
The legendary CBGB is clinging to life after a court ruling Wednesday.
In her decision, Kenney called the famed New York club a "pillar of the community" and an anchor to a renaissance of the surrounding Bowery neighbourhood, which had been plagued by "destitution, degradation and substance abuse" when founder Hilly Kristal opened the club's doors in 1973.
CBGB is among a number of live music clubs in the Bowery area suffering from significant rent increases as a result of an influx of apartment and high-rise buildings.
www.cbc.ca /story/arts/national/2005/08/11/Arts/cbgbcourt050811.html   (1210 words)

 Spacelab Music News - CBGB Will Turn Eviction Into Opportunity
Having been shown the end of a long and winding road, New York punk club CBGB has been informed that its long fight to stay in its current location is coming to an end.
The club was supposed to be out of its current location as of August 31st of this year, prompting a last-ditch effort and benefit show to bring attention to the situation.
CBGB is planning to have a month long series of shows in the run-up to the closing of its current location.
www.thespacelab.tv /spaceLAB/2005/12December/MusicNews06-CBGB.htm   (427 words)

 village voice > news > Bowery Bummer by Sarah Ferguson
Word that the legendary club CBGB is in danger of getting priced out of its Bowery hole-in-the-wall by a possible $20,000-per-month rent hike roiled the rock world last month.
And now CBGB is in danger of being evicted for failing to pay more than $75,000 to BRC, which runs a shelter and a drop-in center upstairs from the club.
CBGB owner Hilly Kristal contends he was paying faithfully, but blames the BRC for not notifying him of annual rent increases in the club's 12-year lease.
villagevoice.com /news/0510,ferguson,61812,5.html   (1051 words)

 brandchannel.com | CBGB + OMFUG Club Brand | Popular Icons | brands | brand | branding news
But more than any other act in its history, CBGB is known for launching the Ramones, a stroke of luck that made it the default birthplace of punk music.
Most ongoing efforts to save CBGB hinge on the reasoning that the club is a musical landmark, the embodiment of punk music.
CBGB has made the classic brand ownership mistake; just because you claim the trademark does not mean you own the brand.
www.brandchannel.com /features_profile.asp?pr_id=245   (1595 words)

 CBGB May Be Going But You'll Never Forget Your First Time - s5000.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Only when you step into CBGB’s do you feel the musical spirit left behind by all the wrong cords, missed beats, and flat notes which allowed a small group of artist to grow from nothing to legends.
CBGB has been a place where unknown artists and bands have been able to play their original music for over 32 years.
When all the CBGB’s of the world are gone they’ll be nothing left to remember about what was.
www.s5000.com /what_the_huck/917/cbgb_new_york.php   (1414 words)

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 Greg Sandow -- Matt Haimovitz at CBGB
He'd booked the club just as any rock band would, not to take it over for the night, but instead to take his place among the other acts that played there (which on Friday, for the record, were the Matt Sandy Band, the What, and the Any Surface Band).
Haimovitz should have tried some of the electronic effects that guitarists use, and as I listened to the music, coming at me from speakers, far from the CBGB stage, that sounded like a good idea.
These would be good places for a cello recital; CBGB, on the other hand, strikes me as a mistake, made possibly because Mr.
www.gregsandow.com /haimovitz.htm   (853 words)

 USATODAY.com - Supporters mount final push to save famed New York club CBGB's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of the famed rock club CBGB's are planning a last-ditch series of events to save the birthplace of punk.
There will be a show almost every night at the space during August, the last month of CBGB's lease, and a big event on the 31st at Washington Square Park, said singer/songwriter/The Sopranos star Little Steven Van Zandt, who has been involved in the preservation efforts for the last several weeks.
CBGB's, with its familiar white awning, holds a special place in the city's music history.
www.usatoday.com /life/music/news/2005-08-01-save-cbgbs_x.htm   (330 words)

 CBGB Moves To Vegas | News @ Ultimate-Guitar.Com
The owner and operator of New York's legendary CBGB club, Hilly Kristal, says by mid-October, the last drinks will have been poured and the last unsigned band will have taken the stage inside the punk-rock landmark.
I don't think Vegas is the place for CBGB, but I suppose having it in Vegas is better than not having it at all.
And as for the bands, eh...yeah...I somehow think that CBGB may become a franchise like House Of Blue and Hard Rock Cafe.
www.ultimate-guitar.com /news/general_music_news/cbgb_moves_to_vegas.html   (1430 words)

 MTV News - CBGB, Punk-Rock Mecca Of The World, On The Verge Of Extinction
Much like the bald eagle, the komodo dragon and the piping plover, New York's legendary rock venue, CBGB — the punk-rock mecca of the world — is teetering on the verge of extinction.
In 2003, after a deadly blaze at the Station nightclub in Rhode Island killed 100 Great White fans and injured hundreds more (see "At Least 96 Dead At Rock Show Fire"), New York's city council created a task force to examine the issue of building and fire safety in the city's nightclubs and music venues.
Whether CBGB's situation will change between now and the expiration of its lease is unclear.
www.mtv.com /news/articles/1497777/20050304/index.jhtml?headlines=true   (1139 words)

 CBS News | New Deal Keeps N.Y. Punk Venue CBGB Open
(AP) The legendary punk venue CBGB, known as the launching pad for influential bands such as the Ramones and Talking Heads, announced an agreement with its landlord Wednesday to keep the club's doors open through October 2006, when it must move.
CBGB's lease expired in August, with the landlord announcing it wanted the club out after a five-year fight.
The BRC is a nonprofit that houses 250 people above the club, and CBGB is its lone commercial tenant.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/12/08/ap/entertainment/mainD8EC3SGG0.shtml   (412 words)

 WJLA - Last-Ditch Rally to Save CBGB's Planned   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
But the two sides haven't spoken in weeks, and no last-minute talks were scheduled before or after the rally.
CBGB's is their lone commercial tenant; their rent feud dates back five years, when the committee went to court to collect more than $300,000 in back rent from the club.
CBGB's won a legal decision earlier this month when a Manhattan civil court judge ruled that the club couldn't be evicted for a bookkeeping mistake that left owner Hilly Kristal about $100,000 behind in his rent.
www.wjla.com /headlines/0805/256362.html   (573 words)

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