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CBGB Festival takes over Times Square

Divine Fits -- Dan Boeckner and Britt Daniel

(Credit: Newsday / Glenn Gamboa)

Divine Fits singer/guitarist Britt Daniel smiled as he looked at the crowd gathered in front of him on Broadway in Times Square on Saturday afternoon.

“I didn't see how it could happen,” said Daniel, near the end of the band’s excellent set that bridged the gap between dance music and indie rock. “But it happened.”

That pretty much summarized the second CBGB Festival, which brought the...

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