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Monday, August 3, 2009

What do CBGB and OMFUG stand for?

: omfug

Why: In the trailer for Bandslam, the kids stand outside it... and then apparently go inside, according to this clip:

Answer: CBGB = Country, Blue Grass, and Blues

OMFUG = Other Music For Uplifting Gormandizers. A gormandizer is someone who devours ravenously - food, or in this case, music.

Source: Wikipedia

The More You Know: The club, at Bowery and Bleecker, was founded by Hilly Kristal in 1973. Patti Smith performed the final concert in 2006.

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