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Exhibitions

31 March - 13 April

Brick Lane - an exhibition of photography by Phil Maxwell

A beautifully-produced chunky paperback of more than two hundred dramatic black and white photographs of Brick Lane in the East End of London in chronological sequence, telling the story of volatile social change on one of Britain's most celebrated streets from 1982 until the present day. Phil Maxwell is the photographer of Brick Lane . Over the last thirty years, no-one has taken more pict..
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3 March - 30 March

An Exhibition of paintings by Damien Jurado

In conjunction with his highly acclaimed new album 'Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son' Secretly Canadian Records and Rough Trade East are proud to present an exhibition of five paintings from the brush of Damien Jurado. Working in a lineage of the late twentieth century American pop artists such as Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg and Andy Warhol Jurado plays deftly with the imagery of ..
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March

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

NYC

WATER LIARS

Saturday
March 1, 2:00pm

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED**
**A ROUGH TRADE NYC IN-STORE** 
NO WRISTBAND NEEDED 

"My sisters were the heavens / My brothers were the depths / Now I'm rolling into battle with a smoke between my lips," Justin Kinkel-Schuster sings on "I Want Blood," and it's a presiding image on the self-titled third LP from Mississippi's Water Liars. Joined by GR Robinhangesson on bass a..
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NYC

Surfer Blood

Saturday
March 1, 8:00pm

**MOVED TO GLASSLANDS. ALL ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETS WILL BE HONORED. REFUNDS AVAILABLE AT POINT OF PURCHASE**
SURFER BLOOD 
**THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NEW YORK TICKETED EVENT** 

MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO BUY TICKETS HERE... 
$18 
Doors 8pm/Show 9pm 
This event is 21 and over 
A Bowery Presents event
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Arthur Beatrice

Monday
March 3, 9:30pm


**THIS SHOW HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE MERCURY LOUNGE. ALL ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETS WILL BE HONORED. REFUNDS AVAILABLE AT POINT OF PURCHASE.**

ARTHUR BEATRICE



**THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT**



MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO BUY  HERE...



Doors 9.30pm / Show 9.30pm


This event is 21 and over
Event by The Bowery Presents...
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Damien Jurado

Tuesday
March 4, 7:00pm


BUY DAMIEN JURADO'S NEW ALBUM 'BROTHERS AND SISTERS OF THE ETERNAL SON' NOW AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR ORDER THE DAMIEN JURADO BUNDLE ONLINE NOW

Damien Jurado returns with Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son, his thirteenth studio album. The album is the follow-up to 2012's critically-acclaimed Maraqopa and again features Richard Swift producing..
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CHEATAHS

Tuesday
March 4, 8:30pm

**THIS SHOW HAS MOVED TO BABY'S ALL RIGHT. ALL ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETS WILL BE HONORED. REFUNDS AVAILABLE AT POINT OF PURCHASE.**
CHEATAHS 
Doors 8:30pm/Show 9:00pm 
$10 
INFORMATION ON HOW TO BUY HERE... 
This event is 21 and over 
A Bowery Presents event
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East

We Are Scientists

Wednesday
March 5, 7:00pm


BUY WE ARE SCIENTISTS' NEW ALBUM 'TV EN FRANCAIS' FROM MONDAY 3rd MARCH AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME

The new long player was recorded in New York City over the last year with producer Chris Coady (Smith Westerns, Beach House, Gang Gang Dance, Blonde Redhead), and will land in the middle of the band's five month tour of Europe, America & Australia. A sum..
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NYC

SWEARIN'

Friday
March 7, 8:00pm

**THIS SHOW HAS BEEN MOVED TO MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG**

ALL ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETS WILL BE HONORED. REFUNDS AVAILABLE AT POINT OF PURCHASE.

SWEARIN' 
MARVIN BERRY AMD THE NEW SOUND (support) 
CERTAIN SPIDERS (support) 
**THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT** 
$10 advance/$12 day of show 
MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO BUY HERE
Doors 8pm/Show 9pm 
T..
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UNKNWN

Saturday
March 8, 2:00pm

**THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED**
"Moody, overcast bass" - Pitchfork 

"Post-dubstep soundscapes" - Spin

"Dark, languid, aquatic atmosphere" -  Clash Magazine 

"Forceful, garage-embodied tracks, covered in the kind of underground aesthetic you'd tend to associate with Burial" - DIY

UNKNWN are the sum of two parts:

Unknown is a young Bass producer from Belfast who..
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Jungle

Saturday
March 8, 8:00pm

**THIS SHOW HAS BEEN MOVED TO THE KNITTING FACTORY*

ALL TICKETS FOR ROUGH TRADE NYC WILL BE HONORED. REFUNDS AVAILABLE AT POINT OF PURCHASE.

JUNGLE 
Doors 8pm/Show 9pm 
$10 
MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO BUY HERE... 
This event is 21 and over 
A Bowery Presents event
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East

Metronomy

Sunday
March 9, 7:00pm


THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT. NO WRISTBAND, NO ENTRY!
BUY METRONOMY'S NEW ALBUM 'LOVE LETTERS' FROM THE DAY OF THE INSTORE AT ROUGH TRADE EAST  AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME
Down a quiet driveway in East London is an old-fashioned studio. It's the home of analogue sound, of warm, dusty machines, where the ambitions of independent-minded artists get turned into classic r..
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East

Dan Croll

Tuesday
March 11, 7:00pm

BUY DAN CROLL'S DEBUT ALBUM 'SWEET DISARRAY' FROM MONDAY 10th MARCH AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE DAN CROLL BUNDLE  ONLINE NOW


"Dan Croll is a name to remember for 2014" - CLASH MAGAZINE 


"Star of 2014 - A hint of Vampire Weekend exoticism and Grizzly Bear harmonies, with smooth running melodies ensure moments remain as in..
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Gallon Drunk

Wednesday
March 12, 7:00pm


BUY GALLON DRUNK'S NEW ALBUM FROM MONDAY 10th MARCH AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE GALLON DRUNK BUNDLE ONLINE NOW

After the critical success of their acclaimed Clouds Hill label 2012 album The Road Gets Darker From Here, Gallon Drunk have returned to their producer Johann Scheerer's Clouds Hill studio in Hamburg. Together with new bassist ..
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East

BFI presents... The Big Melt Film Screening - A Film By Martin Wallace and Jarvis Cocker + In Conversation with Martin Wallace and Luke Turner

Friday
March 14, 6:30pm


NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE EVENING

Pre-Order DVD here



The Big Melt is a feature length elegy to the men and women who toiled in Sheffield's steelworks during the last century, and a hymn to Britain's proud industrial past. Working together, Sheffield's own musical hero Jarvis Cocker and acclaimed director Martin Wallace have produced an exquisite audio-visual tapestry ..
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East

DIY Gamer Workshop - Technology Will Save Us

Saturday
March 15, 10:00am


Ever wondered how an LED display works? How to create images by programming them, and create your a video game using buttons?



Well come and spend 3 hours developing, discovering and acquiring some of the skills to program your very first LED display and see how it can be used to create a game game! Learn and enhance your understanding of game mechanics and the world of programming and how ..
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NYC

THE DAMNWELLS

Saturday
March 15, 7:30pm

**MOVED TO BABY'S ALL RIGHT**

ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETS WILL BE HONORED. REFUND AVAILABLE AT POINT OF PURCHASE.

THE DAMNWELLS 

w/ Joshua Fletcher
**THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT** 
MORE INFO ON HOW TO HERE...  
$20 
Doors 7:30PM/Show 8PM 
This event is 21 and over 
A Bowery Presents event
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White Fang

Monday
March 17, 7:00pm


BUY WHITE FANG'S NEW ALBUM 'FULL TIME FREAKS' FROM MONDAY 17th MARCH AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE WHITE FANG BUNDLE ONLINE NOW



"A testament to why grabbing a bunch of instruments with your friends and creating music - whether it's in our basements or a $100-an-hour studio - is so therapeutic for so many of us." - PITCHFORK



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Lyla Foy

Tuesday
March 18, 7:00pm


BUY LYLA FOY'S DEBUT ALBUM 'MIRRORS THE SKY' FROM MONDAY 17th MARCH AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE LYLA FOY BUNDLE ONLINE NOW



In most aspects of life, it's usually a good idea to keep your options open, lest you deny yourself the opportunity to explore avenues that might lead to transcendence or, at the very least, a little bit more ha..
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MELT YOURSELF DOWN

Tuesday
March 18, 7:00pm

THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND MOVED TO BABY'S ALL RIGHT.

MORE INFO HERE... 

THERE WILL ALSO BE A SHOW AT PIANOS ON MONDAY MARCH 17th

"Someone contact the Mercury prize people: jazz just went bananas. The year's best party band just jumped off a stage near you." - The Guardian



"Melt Yourself Down's debut is direct and infectious, jostling with harmonic and rhythmic allus..
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NYC

GLASS TOWERS

Wednesday
March 19, 8:00pm


**THIS SHOW HAS BEEN CANCELLED**
REFUNDS AVAILABLE AT POINT OF PURCHASE.

GLASS TOWERS


w/GANG OF YOUTHS


THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT


INFO ON HOW TO PURCHASE HERE...


$10


Doors 8PM / Show 9PM


This event is 21 and over


A Bowery Presents event
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Joana Serrat

Friday
March 21, 6:30pm


BUY JOANA SERRAT'S NEW ALBUM 'DEAR GREAT CANYON' FROM MONDAY 17th MARCH AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE JOANA SERRAT BUNDLE ONLINE NOW



Joana Serrat is a singer and composer from Vic (Barcelona) who from an early age has been attracted to folk music and rock with American roots. This was largely due to the vast family record collection wi..
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NYC

RATHBORNE

Friday
March 21, 8:00pm

RATHBORNE 
w/STREETS OF LAREDO
MORE INFO ON HOW TO BUY TICKETS HERE... 
$10/$12 
Doors 7:30PM/Show 8PM 
This event is 21 and over 
A Bowery Presents event
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HOW TO DRESS WELL / FOREST SWORDS

Friday
March 21, 10:30pm

HOW TO DRESS WELL / FOREST SWORDS  
**THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT** 
MORE INFO ON HOW TO BUY HERE...
$15/$17 
Doors 10:30PM/Show 11:30PM 
This event is 21 and over 
A Bowery Presents event
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ELYSIAN FIELDS

Saturday
March 22, 8:00pm

ELYSIAN FIELDS 
**A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT** 
INFO ON HOW TO BUY HERE...  
$15

Doors 
8PM/Show 9PM 
This event is 21 and over 
A Bowery Presents event
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GENESIS BREYER P-ORRIDGE IN CONVERSATION WITH JG THIRLWELL + SIGNING SESSION

Sunday
March 23, 2:00pm

NO WRISTBAND REQUIRED FOR GENESIS BREYER P-ORRIDGE IN CONVERSATION WITH JG THIRLWELL. BUY GENESIS BREYER P-ORRIDGE'S SELF-TITLED BOOK OR ANOTHER GENESIS BREYER P-ORRIDGE RELATED ITEM IN THE STORE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT FOR THE SIGNING.
**THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC EVENT** 

FIRST THIRD BOOKS releases an ambitious new project on the life of Genesis Breyer P-Orridge - music pioneer..
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RAC

Monday
March 24, 8:00pm

RAC

**THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT**

MORE INFO ON HOW TO BUY HERE...

$20

Doors 8:00PM/Show 9PM

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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THE COLOURIST

Tuesday
March 25, 8:00pm

THE COLOURIST 
w/NIGHT TERRORS OF1927 and WIND AND THE WAVE 

**THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT** 
MORE INFO ON HOW TO BUY HERE...
$12/$14 
Doors 8:00PM/Show 9:00PM 
This event is 21 and over 
A Bowery Presents event
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DIY Instrument Workshop - Technology Will Save Us

Wednesday
March 26, 7:00pm


The DIY Instrument workshop introduces you to the wonderful hands on world of DIY technology, whilst making an awesome light to sound musical instrument.



Join a group of like minded soon to be tinkerers, hackers and makers during this easy and fun workshop. We will teach you the art of soldering to combine 15 simple electronic components with a beautiful custom-cut acrylic shape. You'll ..
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NYC

IN THE VALLEY BELOW

Wednesday
March 26, 8:00pm


IN THE VALLEY BELOW


**THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT**



MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO BUY  HERE...



Doors 8pm / Show 9pm


This event is 21 and over

Event by The Bowery Presents...
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Nathaniel Rateliff

Thursday
March 27, 7:00pm


BUY NATHANIEL RATELIFF'S NEW ALBUM 'FALLING FASTER THAN YOU CAN RUN' NOW AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE NATHANIEL RATELIFF BUNDLE ONLINE NOW


On January 20th 2014 the astounding US songsmith Nathaniel Rateliff will make his hugely welcome return with the sublime new album 'Falling Faster Than You Can Run' released on Mod y Vi Records/Thir..
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ALLAH-LAS

Thursday
March 27, 8:00pm

Grain Audio Presents:
ALLAH-LAS 
w/SPIRES and THE BLACK HOLLIES 
**THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT**
MORE INFO ON HOW TO BUY HERE... 
Free/Sold Out 
Doors 8:00PM/Show 9:00PM 
This event is 21 and over 
A Bowery Presents event
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THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART

Friday
March 28, 8:00pm

THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART
**THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT**
MORE INFO ON HOW TO BUY HERE... 
$15 
Doors 8PM/Show 9PM 
This event is 21 and over 
A Bowery Presents event
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Band Of Skulls

Monday
March 31, 7:00pm


BUY BAND OF SKULLS' NEW ALBUM 'HIMALYAN' FROM THE DAY OF THE INSTORE AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE BAND OF SKULLS BUNDLE ONLINE NOW



In a year which has taken rock heavyweights Band of Skulls around the world, the three-piece announce their third studio album 'Himalayan' will be released in Spring 2014 on Electric Blues Recordings.


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