Original CBGB veteran Kristian Hoffman from the Mumps celebrates NY Punk Pioneers and their music.
CBGBs West 2 features Adele Bertei (Contortions), Cherry Vanilla, Kim Shattuck (Muffs), David Scharff (Student Teachers), Justin Tanner (Roswell Sisters), Kristi Callan (Dimebox, Cheap Chick, Wednesday Week), Steve Moramarco (Abe Lincoln Story, Hill of Beans), Abby Travis (Go-Gos, Bangles, Love Dolls), Kira Vollman (Non Credo), Liberty Larsen, Scampers (Star of Avenue 43) and Rob Zabrecky (Possum Dixon, and "Magician of the Year at the Magic Castle")!
The all star CBGBs West band includes The Millionaire (Combustible Edison, Christmas), Pierre Smith (El Vez, New Marines, Ann Magnuson Band), Kim Serene (El Vez, Ann Magnuson Band), and Joe Berardi (Non Credo, Ann Magnuson Band, Megan Mullaly band, etc.)
Kristian Hoffman has been musical director for Klaus Nomi, Ann Magnuson, Rufus Wainwright, and Prince Poppycock, toured with Dave Davies (Kinks), Joey Arias (Zumanity), El Vez, and many others. He also has four highly regarded solo albums in his own right, including his most recent, "Fop" ("It’s a 17-song masterpiece sure to blow your mind!"- Magnet )