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Exhibitions

13 May - 27 May

Emerald Holloway - An Exhibition by Stanley Donwood

Rough Trade East are pleased to announce an exhibition by the artist Stanley Donwood . Known for his collaborations with Radiohead, Donwood's most recent creation was the eighteen-foot-long lino cut 'Lost Angeles' - the sleeve for Atoms For Peace's debut album, AMOK - a scene of armageddon in modern Los Angeles.   The exhibition entitled 'Emerald Holloway' features imagery from the..
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29 April - 12 May

Travail Famille Party - An Exhibition Of Photographs by SO:ME celebrating 10 years of Ed Banger Records

To celebrate Ed Banger Records 10th Anniversary, artistic director of the label SO:ME has collected a book full of photographs documenting the last decade with the iconic French label. Travail Famille Party will run from Monday 29th April until Sunday 12th May.
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28 May - 30 June

Punk + - An exhibition of photos by Sheila Rock

PUNK+ , an independently produced, limited edition, superb quality book that presents a fresh view of the punk movement, through the lens of renowned photographer Sheila Rock. Rock was party to numerous intimate moments of punk. Her unique perspective comes through her portraits of influential acts including The Clash, The Jam, Generation X, Siouxsie & the Banshees, The Subway Sect, The D..
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May

 
Forthcoming in-store performances, events and signings at Rough Trade East, Rough Trade West and Rough Trade New York.

East

A One Eyed Man In The Kingdom Of The Blind Film Screening

Wednesday
May 1, 7:00pm

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE EVENING

A One Eyed Man In The Kingdom Of The Blind is a neo-noir psycho-geographical detective story set in Jersey and London. 
Cormac O'Connell, a Soho based detective, is hired by a widow to retrieve information from a mysterious one eyed man who resides in the island of Jersey.

Cormac travels to Jersey and so begins a psycho-geograph..
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East

The Charlatans - Mountain Picnic Blues Film Screening

Thursday
May 2, 7:00pm

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE EVENING
Made by the same team who put together the critically acclaimed films on Arthur Lee and Love as well as the more recent Mott The Hoople documentary. Mountain Picnic Blues is a documentary on The Charlatans' 1997 LP Tellin' Stories. Featuring the hit singles "One To Another" and "North Country Boy", the LP was a number one hit and a creative..
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East

An Evening With Ed Banger featuring Justice, Breakbot, Busy P & SO:ME

Friday
May 3, 5:00pm

NO WRISTBAND NECESSARY, JUST TURN UP ON THE EVENING

To celebrate Ed Banger Records 10th Anniversary, head honcho Busy P is taking his musical family on a 10 date world tour this year.

As a warm up event to their Forum gig that night, the Ed Banger crew including Justice, Breakbot & Busy P himself will be taking over the record decks at Rough Trade East for the afternoon.

Ed Banger's a..
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East

Major Lazer

Sunday
May 5, 7:00pm

*****WRISTBANDS HAVE SOLD OUT******


NO WRISTBAND, NO ENTRY FOR TONIGHT

"The great appeal of Major Lazer is watching these dancehall concoctions transform, as elements of dub and hip-hop and reggae are also smashed into one freaky, juiced up mutant (kinda like the fictional Major Lazer himself)." - PITCHFORK



Since its inception in 2009, the one-armed cartoon Jamaican renegade k..
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West

Denai

Monday
May 6, 5:00pm

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN AT 5PM THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE WEST IN-STORE

An unassuming 19-year old from Stratford, the non-trendy part of East London, if you were to pass Denai Moore on the street you would mistake her for a regular teenager.

But what you might not guess is that she is the voice and songwriting talent behind the music that can make grown men cry. All wrapped up in com..
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East

Savages

Monday
May 6, 6:00pm

BUY SAVAGES' DEBUT ALBUM 'SILENCE YOURSELF' FROM MONDAY 6th MAY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE


If pre-ordering via mail order...Upon checkout please indicate in the notes section whether you would like to collect the album on the evening along with a wristband. If ..
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East

Gabriel Bruce

Tuesday
May 7, 7:00pm

BUY GABRIEL BRUCE'S NEW ALBUM 'LOVE IN ARMS' FROM MONDAY 6th MAY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE



If pre-ordering via mail order... Upon checkout please indicate in the notes section whether you would like to collect the album on the evening along with a wristban..
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East

Solder Your Own Musical Instrument

Wednesday
May 8, 7:00pm

The Lumiphone workshop introduces you to the wonderful hands on world of DIY technology, whilst making an awesome light to sound muscial instrument. 
Join a group of like minded soon to be tinkerers, hackers and makers during this easy and fun workshop. Learn the art of soldering, begin to understand the electronic components that make up most of the technology in our lives and make ..
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East

Bill Ryder Jones

Thursday
May 9, 7:00pm

BUY BILL RYDER JONES' NEW ALBUM 'A BAD WIND BLOWS IN MY HEART' NOW AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE


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East

Little Boots

Friday
May 10, 6:30pm

BUY LITTLE BOOTS' NEW ALBUM 'NOCTURNES' FROM MONDAY 6th MAY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE



If pre-ordering via mail order...Upon checkout please indicate in the notes section whether you would like to collect the album on the evening along with a wristband. If ..
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East

Late Night Tales presents Bill Brewster DJ Set

Sunday
May 12, 4:00pm

BUY LATE NIGHT TALES PRESENTS AFTER DARK FROM SUNDAY 5th MAY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE



If pre-ordering via mail order...Upon checkout please indicate in the notes section whether you would like to collect the album on the evening along with a wristband. If..
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West

Triptides

Tuesday
May 14, 6:00pm

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN AT 6PM THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE WEST IN-STORE



Glenn Brigman is the singer songwriter, guitarist and frontman of Bloomington, Indiana sunshine pop/psych outfit Triptides. He makes his UK debut in this intimate setting, showcasing songs from the excellent Sun Pavilion album , released on Stroll On Records in late 2012. There will also hopefully be a sneak..
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East

Caught By The River and Faber & Faber presents Holloway..

Tuesday
May 14, 7:00pm


BUY A COPY OF 'HOLLOWAY' BY ROBERT MACFARLANE, STANLEY DONWOOD & DAN RICHARDS FROM MONDAY 13th MAY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE



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East

The Phoenix Foundation

Wednesday
May 15, 7:00pm

BUY THE PHOENIX FOUNDATION'S NEW ALBUM 'FANDANGO' FROM MONDAY 29th APRIL AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE

If pre-ordering via mail order...Upon checkout please indicate in the notes section whether you would like to collect the album on the evening along with a wrist..
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East

Patty Griffin + Very Special Guest Vocalist

Thursday
May 16, 7:00pm

BUY PATTY GRIFFIN'S NEW ALBUM 'AMERICAN KID' FROM MONDAY 13th MAY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE



If pre-ordering via mail order...Upon checkout please indicate in the notes section whether you would like to collect the album on the evening along with a wristban..
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West

Stagecoach

Saturday
May 18, 4:00pm

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN AT 4PM THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE WEST IN-STORE


Alcopop! Records are proud to announce Say Hi To The Band - the long awaited debut album from Stagecoach, out May 13th. Produced by Rory Atwell (Palma Violets, The Vaccines, Yuck), the album will be released digitally as well on CD and vinyl. In keeping with the Stagecoach tradition of embracing unusual format..
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East

Parquet Courts

Monday
May 20, 7:00pm

BUY PARQUET COURTS' NEW ALBUM 'LIGHT UP GOLD' NOW AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE


If pre-ordering via mail order...Upon checkout please indicate in the notes section whether you would like to collect the album on the evening along with a wristband. If you do not d..
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East

Koreless

Wednesday
May 22, 7:00pm

BUY KORELESS' DEBUT EP 'YUGEN' FROM MONDAY 20th MAY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE


If pre-ordering via mail order...Upon checkout please indicate in the notes section whether you would like to collect the album on the evening along with a wristband. If you do not d..
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East

Is Tropical

Friday
May 24, 6:30pm

BUY IS TROPICAL'S DEBUT ALBUM 'I'M LEAVING' FROM MONDAY 20th MAY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE If pre-ordering via mail order...Upon checkout please indicate in the notes section whether you would like to collect the album on the evening along with a wristband. ..
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Introducing Arduino: A little programming & electronics...a lot of pleasure

Saturday
May 25, 10:00am

What could be better than spending time learning about Arduino , the favorite open source hardware hacking platform for designers, artists and hobbyists.


Join Technology Will Save Us for an evening workshop to get you started. Aimed at anyone and everyone who wants to learn the basics of Arduino, and get an introduction into simple electronics and building interactive projects.


This is a..
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East

Gabrielle Aplin

Monday
May 27, 6:00pm


BUY GABRIELLE APLIN'S DEBUT ALBUM 'ENGLISH RAIN' FROM MONDAY 13th MAY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE



If pre-ordering via mail order...Upon checkout please indicate in the notes section whether you would like to collect the album on the evening along with a..
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East

Punk+ Book launch and signing with Sheila Rock & Don Letts

Wednesday
May 29, 7:00pm


NO WRISTBAND NECESSARY, JUST TURN UP ON THE NIGHT

PUNK+ , an independently produced, limited edition, superb quality book that presents a fresh view of the punk movement, through the lens of renowned photographer Sheila Rock.

Rock was party to numerous intimate moments of punk. Her unique perspective comes through her portraits of influential acts including The Clash, The Jam, Generation..
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East

Charlie Boyer & The Voyeurs

Thursday
May 30, 7:00pm

BUY CHARLIE BOYER & THE VOYEURS DEBUT ALBUM 'CLARIETTA' FROM MONDAY 27th MAY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME, ANY REMAINING WRISTBANDS WILL BE GIVEN OUT 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE STAGE TIME...ONE PER PURCHASE



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East

Enjoy The Experience Book Launch with Johan Kugelberg In conversation with Bob Stanley

Friday
May 31, 6:30pm

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE EVENING


"The greatest coffee table book ever made" - Larry Clark

"The recordings collected here are artifacts of a media universe that no longer exists. They were created, against very high odds, in a world in which both the means of production and the means of distribution were held as near-complete monopolies by the 'record' industry." - Willia..
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