Coldplay, Ben Folds Tagged For CMJ Marathon

Yearly industry fest takes place September 13-16 in New York.

Coldplay, Ben Folds, Unwound and Sense Field are among the acts set to perform at CMJ Music Marathon in New York in September.

Also on tap for the four-day fest are Clinic, Convoy, Firewater, Charles Gayle, the Get Up Kids, God Forbid, Starsailor, the Mooney Suzuki and Turin Brakes, according to a spokesperson for the conference.

CMJ, organized yearly by the College Music Journal, will be held at the New York Hilton and Towers on September 13-16 and feature more than a thousand artists in 50 venues. Day events include panels, keynote speeches, tutorials and demo sessions.

The festival will mark one of Folds' first solo performances with his new band. The former Ben Folds Five leader will warm up with a brief string of dates in July.