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Exhibitions

 

October

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

NYC

RTNYC CMJ SHOWCASE: TWIN PEAKS, WYTCHES, HAPPYNESS, SPRING KING, NAI HARVEST

Thursday
October 23, 1:00pm


JOIN US FOR ROUGH TRADE NYC'S CMJ SHOWCASE ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23RD AT 1PM.



1PM NAI HARVEST

2PM SPRING KING

3PM THE WYTCHES

4PM HAPPYNESS

5PM TWIN PEAKS


TWIN PEAKS: Don't bother asking Twin Peaks about the deeper meaning of their band name. They simply thought it sounded cool, which explains why their second album Wild Onion (out August 5th on The Grand Jur..
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EAST

VESSEL

Thursday
October 23, 7:00pm



BUY VESSEL'S NEW ALBUM 'PUNISH, HONEY' FROM THE 15TH SEPTEMBER INSTORE AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER VESSEL'S BUNDLE ONLINE 

"Punish, Honey" the follow up to Vessel's critically acclaimed debut album "Order of Noise" finds the always unpredictable Bristol based producer continuing to challenge himself and listeners alike. Wishing to mo..
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NYC

CMJ: MOSES SUMNEY

Thursday
October 23, 7:00pm


CMJ: MOSES SUMNEY

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

Info on how to purchase here...

$14

Doors 7pm / Show 8pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

CMJ: RTNYC SHOWCASE DAY 2: JAMES, OSCAR, PINACT, SEPTEMBER GIRLS, ADULT JAZZ

Friday
October 24, 12:30pm


THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC IN-STORE. NO WRISTBAND REQUIRED.



12:30 ADULT JAZZ

1:15 SEPTEMBER GIRLS

2 PM PINACT

2:45 OSCAR

3:30 JAMES 

ADULT JAZZ A single-note drone fills the air, joined by a lilting, pitch-shifted vocal. The mercurial melody falls between folk, plainsong, pop and jazz, the words trigger equally beguiling images and the voice has an uninhibited, frees..
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EAST

STERLING ROSWELL

Friday
October 24, 7:00pm

BUY STERLING ROSWELL'S NEW ALBUM FROM MONDAY 6th OCTOBER AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE STERLING ROSWELL BUNDLE ONLINE NOW.  
Any attempt to categorize Sterling Roswell, runs the risk of misrepresenting a true radical. Artist, musician, poet and producer, Roswell is all of these and more and over the years he has embraced a myriad of art..
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NYC

CMJ: AQUARIUM DRUNKARD PRESENTS KEVIN MORBY, TWIN PEAKS, MODERN VICES, GERONIMO GETTY

Friday
October 24, 7:00pm


CMJ: AQUARIUM DRUNKARD PRESENTS KEVIN MORBY, TWIN PEAKS, MODERN VICES, GERONIMO GETTY

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT
Info on how to purchase here...
$15
Doors 7pm / Show 8pm
This event is 21 and over
A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

CMJ: TROUBLE IN MIND: THE PAPERHEAD, ULTIMATE PAINTING, DOUG TUTTLE, ESTROGEN HIGHS, NEGATIVE SCANNER

Saturday
October 25, 1:00pm


CMJ: TROUBLE IN MIND RECORDS PRESENTS: THE PAPERHEAD, ULTIMATE PAINTING, DOUG TUTTLE, ESTROGEN HIGHS, NEGATIVE SCANNER

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

Info  here...

FREE

Doors 1pm / Show 2pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

CMJ: Alisa Loog and Austin Psych fest Present

Saturday
October 25, 6:00pm


CMJ: ALISA LOOG AND AUSTIN PSYCH FEST PRESENT

A PLACE TO BURY STRANGERS, WHITE FENCE, MOON DUO, GIZZARD AND THE LIZARD WIZARD, WAMPIRE, BO NINGEN, SPIRES, THE WYTCHES, PAPERHEAD

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

Info on how to purchase at roughtradenyc.com

$12 advance / $14 day of show

6pm doors / 7pm show

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

DARK BLUE

Sunday
October 26, 1:30pm


THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC IN-STORE. NO WRISTBAND REQUIRED.


Doors 1:30pm / Event 2pm

All ages

Sharp on the heels of their debut single for the Jade Tree label, that Philadelphia trio Dark Blue consisting of John Sharkey III (Clockcleaner, Puerto Rico Flowers), Andrew Mackie Nelson (Ceremony, Paint It Black) and Mike Sneeringer (Strand Of Oaks, formerly of Purling Hiss) deliver the goods..
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WEST

FRENCH FOR RABBITS

Sunday
October 26, 3:00pm


NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE NIGHT

BUY FRENCH FOR RABBIT'S SPIRITS ALBUM HERE .

Hailing from New Zealand, haunting dream-pop duo French For Rabbits have been quietly building a reputation around the world for their growing collection of songs clouded in eerie instrumentation, and sea-misted lyricism. Alongside courtesy of the venerable Lefse Records imprint. The a word-of-m..
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NYC

THE THURSTON MOORE BAND

Sunday
October 26, 8:00pm


THE THURSTON MOORE BAND

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

Info on how to purchase here...

$15

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

JESSIE WARE SIGNING

Monday
October 27, 7:00pm


THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC SIGNING. PURCHASE THE NEW JESSIE WARE ALBUM, TOUGH LOVE, STARTING AT 11AM ON TUESDAY 10/21 TO RECEIVE ONE WRISTBAND FOR THE SIGNING ON MONDAY 10/27. MUST BE PURCHASED IN THE BROOKLYN STORE, CANNOT BE PURCHASED ONLINE.

It's a sizzling day in suburban south London and Jessie Ware is still in holiday mode. She strolls in her back garden, grass between her toes, occasio..
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NYC

LAURA CANTRELL

Monday
October 27, 8:00pm


LAURA CANTRELL

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

Info on how to purchase here...

$12

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

DROWNERS

Tuesday
October 28, 8:00pm


DR MARTENS STAND FOR SOMETHING TOUR 2014: DROWNERS

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

Info on how to purchase here...

$15

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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WEST

JINSKI

Wednesday
October 29, 1:00pm


NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE NIGHT OR BUY THE JINSKI 'DOWN HERE' ALBUM HERE.
Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne JINSKI are two highly talented individual guitarists/ musicians with strong distinctive voices. With a wealth of great original songs that draw upon acoustic roots and country music whilst remaining resolutely modern. JINSKI play songs that tell stories of love, joy, lone..
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EAST

SUPERFOOD

Thursday
October 30, 7:00pm

BUY SUPERFOOD'S NEW ALBUM 'DON'T SAY THAT' ON THE DAY OF THE INSTORE AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE SUPERFOOD BUNDLE ONLINE .
Superfood first knocked sonic boots in the depths of a sweaty house club called Face. "It's where dreams are made," deadpans the band's guitar player Ryan of the low-lit venue. In dingy Digbeth warehouse space The Rain..
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EAST

ULTIMATE PAINTING

Friday
October 31, 7:00pm


BUY ULTIMATE PAINTING'S NEW SELF TITLED ALBUM ON THE DAY OF THE INSTORE AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE ULTIMATE PAINTING BUNDLE ONLINE.
Jack Cooper & James Hoare are Ultimate Painting. The two formed a fast friendship when Jack's band Mazes were on tour supporting James' band Veronica Falls, sharing similar tastes in music, art & fil..
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NYC

MEAT PUPPETS / CASS MCCOMBS

Friday
October 31, 8:00pm


MEAT PUPPETS / CASS MCCOMBS

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

Info on how to buy here...

$20

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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