CBGB and OMFUG

Author(s): Hilly Kristal

punk & punk rock | post punk & new wave | music photography

Hilly Kristal originally intended CBGB & OMFUG to showcase the type of music his venue's notorious letters stand for - Country, Bluegrass, Blues. Little did he know when he opened his club under a flophouse on the Bowery that it would become the birthplace of a new era of music in New York City - Punk.


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Hilly Kristal is the founder and owner CBGB & OMFUG. He has contributed an introduction. David Byrne has contributed the afterword. He is co-founder of the musical group Talking Heads, and is also a successful artist with recent exhibitions at Pace/McGill in New York.

General Fields

  • : 9780810957862
  • : thames
  • : thames
  • : July 2005
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hilly Kristal
  • : -
  • : 2005
  • : 160