"HillyTown - in conjunction with the NY-based Battering Room - will present a 'Maine vs. New York Day Party' on October 22nd at Brooklyn's The Rock Shop in Park Slope. This free, afternoon bash will feature Maine's Phantom Buffalo, Jesse Pilgrim, and Brenda. They will be joined by four New York Acts, including Greg Jamie (of O'Death and Blood Warrior - and soon-to-be Biddeford, Maine resident), Mussels, New Numbers, and Milagres.
On Saturday, October 23rd, an official CMJ Showcase will feature the Portland, Maine music scene at Trash Bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Seven bands from Maine will play, including Foam Castles, Marie Stella, Dead Man's Clothes, The Class Machine, Holy Boys Danger Club, The Lucid, and Good Kids Sprouting Horns. This is the first Maine showcase to happen in the history of CMJ.