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Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB (2009)

An East Village performance space fought against the Bowery homeless shelter who threatened to shut them down. Some of the most iconic figures in music have performed here.

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Mandy Stein
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Dicky Barrett Dicky Barrett ... Self
Michael Bloomberg ... Self
Clem Burke ... Self
David Byrne ... Self
Cheetah Chrome Cheetah Chrome ... Self
Jayne County ... (as Wayne County)
Jonathan Demme ... Self
Fab 5 Freddy ... Self
Flavor Flav ... Self
Debbie Harry ... Self (as Deborah Harry)
Richard Hell Richard Hell ... Self
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Jim Jarmusch ... Self
Hilly Kristal ... Self
Kurt Loder ... Self
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An East Village performance space fought against the Bowery homeless shelter who threatened to shut them down. Some of the most iconic figures in music have performed here.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Burning Down the House: The Story of CBGB See more »

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Plain Jane Productions See more »
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