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Exhibitions

25 June - 3 August

Our Woodland Birds - an exhibition by Matt Sewell

Matt Sewell will be showcasing work from his latest book. ..  Our Woodland Birds . Signed copies will be available from Wednesday 25th June. We've also managed to secure a handful of copies of Matt's brand new children's book too entitled 'Tigers Teas Don't Come With Peas.'
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July

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

East

Sound System Culture Book Launch with Toddla T & Don Letts

Thursday
July 24, 7:00pm


BUY SOUND SYSTEM CULTURE FROM MONDAY 21st JULY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT TWO WRISTBANDS AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE SOUND SYSTEM CULTURE BUNDLE ONLINE NOW

Following the success of Clarks in Jamaica, One Love Books proudly presents Sound System Culture, Celebrating Huddersfield's Sound Systems, a new book produced as part of a Heritage Lottery Fund/Arts Council England project d..
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NYC

RANDY'S EXOTIC ANIMALS / FOLDING LEGS

Friday
July 25, 8:00pm


RANDY'S EXOTIC ANIMALS / FOLDING LEGS

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More info on how to purchase here...

$10 advance / $12 day of show

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

HEAT

Saturday
July 26, 2:00pm


THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC IN-STORE EVENT. NO WRISTBAND REQUIRED. JUST COME BY THE STORE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT TO GET IN.
The Sound of Heat is the sound of confusion. Tuneful but tone-deaf; beat-down and
blown out of proportion. It's a neat scotch and a mess of a life. You can find it
scrawled on bathroom walls, hastily jotted down on cocktail napkins, deleted from
your browsing history, ..
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NYC

DRENGE

Saturday
July 26, 8:00pm


DRENGE

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More info on how to purchase tickets here...

$10 advance / $12 day of show

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

ALVVAYS

Monday
July 28, 7:00pm


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

Alvvays are two women, three men, a crate of C-86 tapes and a love of jingle-jangle.



Molly Rankin and Kerri MacLellan grew up as next-door neighbours in Cape Breton, lifting fiddles and folk-songs. Heartbreaks of different shades soon entered their lives, as did the music of Teenage Fanclub and Belle & Sebastian. Similar noi..
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East

Blues Pill

Tuesday
July 29, 1:00pm


THIS IS A LUNCHTIME INSTORE

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE DAY

Pre-Order Blues Pill album here...



"Blues Pills convince everyone of their growing pedigree. And 'Devil Man' wouldn't have sounded out of place in 'Easy Rider'. A sign of their authenticity." - Malcolm Dome, CLASSIC ROCK



It's been a long, hard and winding road for mankind, but in December 2011 the momen..
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West

Jonah Tolchin

Tuesday
July 29, 6:00pm


THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE WEST INSTORE

NO WRISTBAND NECESSARY, JUST COME DOWN ON THE EVENING

Clover Lane marks the Yep Roc debut for Americana singer-songwriter, Jonah Tolchin.

The album, recorded spontaneously in Nashville, Tennessee with producer Marvin Etzioni (Lone Justice), engineer Mike Anderson and an impressive cast of characters that include Chris Scruggs, Steve Berlin (Los Lobos..
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NYC

NAOMI SHELTON & THE GOSPEL QUEENS

Tuesday
July 29, 6:30pm


THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC IN-STORE EVENT. NO WRISTBAND REQUIRED. DJS MIKEY "CUSTODIAN OF SOUL" POST AND NYDIA INES START PROMPTLY AT 6:30PM

DAPTONE WILL BE GIVING AWAY AN AUTOGRAPHED COPY OF THE MUCH SOUGHT AFTER NAOMI DAVIS  & THE KNIGHTS OF FORTY FIRST STREET "FORTY FIRST STREET BREAKDOWNE" (DESCO) ORIGINAL 45! RECEIVE A RAFFLE TICKET WHEN YOU PURCHASE THE NEW ALBUM AT ROUGH TRADE ..
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East

Land Observations

Wednesday
July 30, 7:00pm


BUY LAND OBSERVATIONS' ALBUM 'THE GRAND TOUR' FROM MONDAY 28th JULY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE LAND OBSERVATIONS BUNDLE ONLINE NOW



The Grand Tour is the follow up to 2012's critically acclaimed debut album, Roman Roads IV-XI. Where that was concerned with the roads of communication and conquest that stretched across the former Roman..
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East

Future Days: Krautrock and the building of Modern Germany - In conversation with Author David Stubbs, John Doran (The Quietus) & Jono Podmore (Kumo)

Thursday
July 31, 7:00pm


BUY FUTURE DAYS: KRAUTROCK AND THE BUILDING OF MODERN GERMANY BY DAVID STUBBS FROM MONDAY 28th JULY AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT TWO WRISTBANDS AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE FUTURE DAYS BUNDLE ONLINE NOW



'Future Days does not capture Krautrock so much as unleash it. At long last, the definitive book on the ultimate music.' - Simon Reynolds



Faust, Neu!, Cluster, Ash Ra T..
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NYC

AVAN LAVA

Thursday
July 31, 8:00pm


AVAN LAVA

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More info on how to purchase here...

$15

Doors 8pm / Show 8:30pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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