South By Southwest Music News

Thursday Sep 25th, 2014

Music Throwback: CBGB Stories at SXSW 2010

Written by Andy Flynn

Music nightclubs are ephemeral undertakings, subject to changing tastes and property values. At 315 Bowery in New York, Hilly Kristal opened CBGB in 1973. The scuzzy room where the bar offered the only creature comfort was the center of punk rock scene, presenting the early shows of Blondie, Talking Heads,...