More Than Just Any Old Club

CBGBs averages 75 bands per week - every week for 31 years! Country, Blue Grass, Blues, Punk, Rock, Jazz, folk, spoken word, hundreds of art shows, dozens of plays, poetry readings and more have taken place at CBs

CBGBs has been home to it all:
Aerobics (punk rock aerobics)
Art Auctions
Art Shows
Belly Dancers
Childrens Therapy Artwork
Circus Performers
Dinner Parties
Fashion Shows
Memorial Services
Movie Screening
Poetry Readings
Puppet Shows
Record Release Parties
Sideshow Performers
Student Film Shoots
Student Intern Program from NYC High Schools
TV, Film & Photo Shoots
Weddings & Receptions

As part of the Lower East Side Community CBGBs has helped raise funds and donated to hundreds of benefits including:
American Red Cross & September 11th Fund
Animal Rights (Abused & Abandoned Animals)
Bowery Residence Committee (homeless shelters)
City Critters (Animal Shelter)
Cyrinda Foxe-Tyler
Forward Face (in memory of Brandon Chevalier-Kolling)
Foundation ForThe Blind
Fund For Johnny Blitz
Greg Palast's Investigation Fund
Kent State, Ohio Memorial
Lymphoma Research
Max's Kansas City Foundation
Needle Exchange Benefit
NY Underground Film Festival
Planned Parenthood
Pete Kollor of band Sick of It All
Punk Magazine
St. Mark's Church (post St. Marks Church Fire)
Save The Children (Tsunami)
Social Tees Animal Rescue
The Rain Forest Alliance
The Rainforest Foundation
The Rebecca Center for Music Therapy
The Strike Fund
The Suffolk County SPCA
Tsunami Disaster Relief Fund
Various Political Benefits
WTC Benefit Concert