Wednesday, August 31, 2005

CBGB's Rally August 31, Washington Square Park, NYC

RALLY
"CBGBS FOREVER" THE WORLD UNITES IN HOPE OF SAVING LEGENDARY CLUB Washington
Square Park , NYC AUGUST 31
Today, on the last day of CBGBs current lease, legendary musician and actor Steven Van Zandt along with CBGB owner Hilly Kristal, will host an unprecedented rally in Washington Square Park to "Save CBGB." This event, which will take place from 3-7 pm, will serve as a tremendous rallying cry for New Yorkers to save this national treasure. Speakers will include City Councilmen Alan Gerson and Bill DeBlasio, Talking Heads' Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth, filmmaker Jonathan Demme, actor and musician Jared Leto, The Ramones' Marky Ramone and actor and co-President of the Creative Coalition, Joe Pantoliano as well performances by world-renowned musicians including a rare performance by Blondie. Other performers include Gavin Rossdale, The Bouncing Souls, Chesterfield Kings, The Charms, and other special surprise guests. for more information: www.savecbgb.org