New York - CMJ 2015 Day 4 & 5

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    Night Beds perform at Elvis Guesthouse on Oct. 16.
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    Ruen Brothers perform at Mercury Lounge on Oct. 16.
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    Eternal Summers performing at Pianos on Oct. 16.
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    Alex Vargas performs on Oct. 16.
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    Good Morning performing at The Delancy on Oct. 17
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    BØRNS performs at Music Hall of Williamsburg

CMJ is back! Celebrating its 35th year, the five day Music Marathon showcases hundreds of artists big and small across various NYC venues. Here are a handful of acts #GRAMMYNYC was able to catch this year. You can check out the full roster and other daily programing on CMJ's official site.

Day Four, October 16

No stage, no problem - Night Beds made the entire floor space of Elvis Guesthouse their stage as frontman, Winston Yellen, wandered in and out of the crowd while he and brother, Abe, played an electro-fied indie-folk/ R&B set. Full Off The Stage interview and performance recap HERE.

Another set of siblings, this time from the U.K. - the Ruen Brothers do a beautiful job bringing back sounds of rock's past with their own modernization and throaty vocals at Mercury Lounge.

Eternal Summers bring some fun "noise pop" to a full house at Pianos.

London based singer, Alex Vargas, mesmerized everyone at Rockwood with his grizzly soulful vocals sailing over his guitar and keyboards.

Day Five, October 17

Good Morning brought some chill psychedelic-rock to a very much needed Saturday afternoon at the Aussie BBQ Showcase at The Delancy.

Closing out our Saturday at CMJ, BØRNS, gave the crowd a fun and light whimsical display of lovelorn pop songs tinged with elements of soft rock and funk at Music Hall of Williamsburg.

Be sure to check out Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3 galleries for more great artists!

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