Cold Specks added to NME’s CMJ 2011 Showcase

Friends, King Krule, Bleeding Knees Club and Fidlar also play Brooklyn's Shea Stadium venue

Cold Specks have been added to the line up for NME‘s showcase party at this year’s CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival on Saturday (October 22).

The hotly-tipped London-based act will open proceedings at Brooklyn‘s 300-capacity Shea Stadium venue tomorrow evening, playing before Bleeding Knees Club, Fidlar, King Krule and Friends.

The night runs from 9pm until 1am local time, with CMJ badge holders able to get into the gig for free. Tickets are also available on the door.

The line up, including set times, for NME’s CMJ Showcase is as follows:

Cold Specks (9pm – 9:30)
Bleeding Knees Club (9:45 – 10:15)
Fidlar (10:30 – 11pm)
King Krule (11:15 – 11:45)
Friends (12am – 12:30)

Check the NME New Music blog throughout the week for updates from the festival, plus buy the November 5 issue of the magazine to read our definitive verdict on the most essential new bands from the bash.