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Ultimate CBGB Playlist

Can you make the ultimate CBGB playlist?

We want you to put together the most extreme set of American punk and new wave, centered around CBGB of course, and share it with us!  The most-liked playlist will win our fan prize, and we’ll pick our favorite(s) to take home some classic CBGB swag.

From the Ramones and Television to Agnostic Front and Cro-Mags, the choice is yours!

Here’s how you enter:

  1. Create Your Ultimate CBGB Playlist on Spotify
  2. Share your playlist on CBGB’s Facebook Page
  3. Get your friends to “like” your post on our wall
  4. The playlist with the most “likes” will win our Fan Prize

Need help creating your Spotify Playlist?

  1. Login to Spotify (if you don’t have an account you can join HERE)
  2. On the left hand column, choose “New Playlist”
  3. Search for your favorite CBGB bands/songs
  4. Drag them into your playlist in the left-hand column
  5. When your playlist is complete, copy the share link
    1. Right click (command +click on mac) on your playlist
    2. Choose “copy http link”
    3. Share your playlist on our Facebook Wall


  • One (1) Fan Prize will be awarded to the playlist with the most “likes.”  Winner will receive one (1) CBGB Prize Pack.
  • One (1) Grand Prize winner will be awarded to the entrant whose CBGB playlist is deemed the favorite of CBGB.  Winner will receive one (1) CBGB Prize Pack.
  • CBGB Prize Packs will include Badges to the festival, CBGB T-Shirts, Festival Posters, Times Square Concert Posters, and/or Stickers.

Contest runs from Tuesday, October 1 - Tuesday, October 8.

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