Duff McKagan has signed on to participate in the festivities for this year’s CBGB Music & Film Festival Conference.  The former Guns N’ Roses bassist will deliver the Music Festival Keynote speech at the event, which will be held October 8-13 at more than 150 locations throughout New York City.

The lineup for the second annual event includes concerts from Atlas Genius, Cream drummer Ginger Baker and Lisa Loeb, among others.  In addition, the CBGB movie will premiere during the opening day of the fest, at 8:20 p.m. ET at Manhattan's Landmark Sunshine Theater.  The film will hit theaters nationwide on October 11.

Tickets for the CBGB Music & Film Festival Conference are on sale now at CBGB.com with packages starting at $50.