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Exhibitions

 

September

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

NYC

BLONDE REDHEAD

Tuesday
September 2, 6:30pm


THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC IN-STORE. PURCHASE BLONDE REDHEAD'S NEW ALBUM "BARRAGAN" STARTING AT 11AM ON 9/2 AT ROUGH TRADE NYC (64 N. 9TH ST, BROOKLYN, NY) AND RECEIVE TWO WRISTBANDS FOR THE IN-STORE PERFORMANCE THAT EVENING.  CANNOT BE PURCHASED ONLINE.

  DOORS 6:30PM / SHOW 7PM / SIGNING FOLLOWING PERFORMANCE

Maybe after a couple of decades, things start to become clearer.
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Arc Iris

Tuesday
September 2, 7:00pm


NO WRISTBAND NECESSARY, JUST TURN UP ON THE NIGHT.

BUY ARC IRIS' RECENT SELF TITLED ALBUM HERE

Before founding the eclectic new collective Arc Iris but after a brief stint as a NASA researcher, the Providence, RI-based Jocie Adams was a fixture on the indie rock circuit as a member of The Low Anthem. Trained as a classical clarinetist and pianist, Adams was able to explore a vast varie..
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NYC

ROCCO DELUCA

Tuesday
September 2, 8:00pm


ROCCO DELUCA

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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DO/BOOK event with James Victore

Wednesday
September 3, 7:00pm


NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE NIGHT


James Victore is a self-taught independent artist and designer. Described as 'part Darth Vader, part Yoda' James is widely known for his timely wisdom and impassioned view about design and its place in the world. He reaches thousands online with his weekly Burning Questions video series and leads workshops and seminars that help creative typ..
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NYC

THE WHIGS

Wednesday
September 3, 8:00pm


THE WHIGS

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

Info on how to purchase tickets here...

$15

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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WEST

Benjamin Booker

Thursday
September 4, 6:00pm


NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE NIGHT
BUY BENJAMIN BOOKER'S SELF TITLED ALBUM HERE
Benjamin Booker is a young New Orleans based singer-songwriter. He is a well-mixed musical cocktail of punk, folk, and New Orleans blues - Think The Gun Club, Blind Willie Johnson, and T. Rex. Benjamin's self-titled debut album was produced by Andrija Tokic (Alabama Shakes, Hurray For The Ri..
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HYPERDUB 10TH ANNIVERSARY

Thursday
September 4, 7:00pm


BUY THE EXCLUSIVE BURIAL 12" REPRESS AT ROUGH TRADE EAST ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE BURIAL BUNDLE ONLINE NOW

THIS IS A SPECIAL EVENT TO CELEBRATE HYPERDUB'S 10TH ANNIVERSARY WITH KODE9, JESSY LANZA & SCRATCHA DVA
7.00pm - KODE9 (dj set)
7.30pm - JESSY LANZA (LIVE)
8.00PM - SCRATCHA DVA (dj set)
Hyperdub, is a Lon..
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EAST

Pulled Apart By Horses

Friday
September 5, 6:30pm


BUY THE NEW PULLED APART BY HORSES' ALBUM 'BLOOD' FROM MONDAY 1ST SEPTEMBER AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE PULLED APART BY HORSES' BUNDLE ONLINE NOW
Returning British rock giants Pulled Apart by Horses will slay the store in this intimate one-off in support of their new album, Blood'. With huge riffs and massive choruses, as demonstrated b..
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NYC

SOME WEAR LEATHER, SOME WEAR LACE BOOK PANEL

Saturday
September 6, 2:00pm


SOME WEAR LEATHER, SOME WEAR LACE PANEL DISCUSSION ON 1980S GOTH SUBCULTURE (FASHION, MUSIC, EVOLUTION) IN THE US/NYC - MODERATED BY KATE EICHHORN. FRANKIE TEARDROP SPINNING RARE POSTPUNK AND GOTH VINYL. NO WRISTBAND REQUIRED.


A book about the music, the individual, and the creativity of a worldwide community rather than theoretical definitions of a subculture, Some Wear Leather, Some Wear..
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JADED INC.

Saturday
September 6, 8:00pm


JADED INC.

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

FAMY

Monday
September 8, 6:00pm


NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE NIGHT

PRE-ORDER THE DEBUT FAMY ALBUM 'WE FAM ECONO' HERE

Three boys who grew up together in the South of France, although one of them is Italian and two of them are English. The band recently recorded their debut album with legendary Sultan of Sound Miti Adhikari (Nirvana, Radiohead) and exist within their own creative world built on punk ethi..
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NYC

MUSIC: DEBORAH FEINGOLD Q&A WITH ANTHONY DECURTIS

Monday
September 8, 7:00pm




COME CELEBRATE ROCK PHOTOGRAPHER DEBORAH FEINGOLD'S FIRST PHOTOGRAPHIC COLLECTION MUSIC . SHE'LL BE IN CONVERSATION WITH ANTHONY DECURTIS ON 9/8 AT 7PM. NO WRISTBAND REQUIRED


One of photographer Deborah Feingold's earliest darkrooms was actually a prison cell. After graduating from Emerson College in the early 1970's, she was awarded a grant to teach photography to troubled youth in ..
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BANKS

Tuesday
September 9, 6:30pm



THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC IN-STORE.

PURCHASE "GODDESS" STARTING AT 11AM ON 9/9 AT ROUGH TRADE NYC (64 N. 9TH ST, BROOKLYN) TO RECEIVE A WRISTBAND GOOD FOR ENTRY TO THE IN-STORE THAT EVENING AT 7PM. CANNOT BE PURCHASED ONLINE.  

DOORS 6:30PM / SHOW 7PM / SIGNING FOLLOWING PERFORMANCE



Some things don't need to be defined. Some aren't meant to be in a box, held in proverbial ca..
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East

Show Us Your Vinyl with Bob Stanley, Jonny Trunk & Spencer Hickman

Wednesday
September 10, 7:00pm


SHOW US YOUR VINYL....
An exhibition, with special guests and listening room launch

Bob Stanley ( Saint Etienne's pop and vinyl expert), Jonny Trunk (Trunk Records), Spencer Hickman (Death Waltz Recordings) share their obsession for record collecting and play the one record that epitomises their passion to celebrate the opening of our bespoke listening room.



Photographic exhibition..
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Nick Waterhouse

Wednesday
September 10, 8:00pm


NICK WATERHOUSE

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

Info on how to purchase here...

$18 day of show / $20 advance

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

2ND ANNUAL POLARIS SALON

Wednesday
September 10, 8:00pm

THIS EVENT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. NO WRISTBAND REQUIRED.



U.S. Music Critics Discuss Polaris Music Prize Short List

The Polaris Music Prize has confirmed the second annual Polaris Salon critics panel to be held on September 10th at Brooklyn's Rough Trade (8-9pm). This panel discussion - led by Polaris founder Steve Jordan and featuring five leading American music critics: Nick Murray..
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East

Blonde Redhead

Thursday
September 11, 7:00pm


BUY BLONDE REDHEAD'S NEW ALBUM FROM MONDAY 1st SEPTEMBER AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE BLONDE REDHEAD BUNDLE ONLINE NOW

"There are the swoons and moans of shoegaze here, the latticework percussion of krautrock there, and a little amorphous psych to smooth out the seams...['No More Honey'] feels a more adventurous than anything they've un..
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NYC

SYLVAN ESSO

Thursday
September 11, 8:00pm

SYLVAN ESSO

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More 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

GEMMA RAY

Saturday
September 13, 1:30pm


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


Doors 1:30pm / Show 2pm


Berlin-based British artist Gemma Ray has been calmly earning a cool reputation on the international independent scene since 2008. And with a new self-produced album titled Milk For Your Motors - which features collaborations with Alan Vega (Suicide), Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg, Howe Gelb (Giant..
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NYC

VANCE JOY

Sunday
September 14, 2:00pm


THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC IN-STORE. STARTING ON 9/9 AT 11AM PURCHASE ONE COPY OF THE NEW ALBUM, DREAM YOUR LIFE AWAY, AT ROUGH TRADE NYC (64 N. 9TH ST, BROOKLYN, NY) AND GET TWO WRISTBANDS FOR THE IN-STORE ON 9/14 AT 2PM. CANNOT BE PURCHASED ONLINE.


Doors 1:30 / Show 2pm

For Melbourne-based singer and songwriter Vance Joy, his
songs began as a collection of loose threads, which over ..
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NYC

A MAD WORLD CONVERSATION WITH MIDGE URE: ULTRAVOX, VISAGE, BAND AID & BEYOND

Sunday
September 14, 5:00pm


THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC LITERARY EVENT



Mad World Author Lori Majewski will host a conversation with Midge Ure at Brooklyn's Rough Trade on September 14th. The event is free and open to the public.

"I'm a huge fan of Midge's music, so I'm thrilled to be hosting this event with him at Rough Trade. Midge is not only one of the most influential artists to come out of the post-punk/new w..
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East

Allah-Las

Monday
September 15, 7:00pm


BUY ALLAH-LAS' NEW ALBUM 'WORSHIP THE SUN' ON THE DAY OF THE INSTORE AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE ALLAH-LAS BUNDLE ONLINE NOW

Worship The Sun is an apt title for the second album from the LA-based group Allah-Las, the follow-up to their self-titled 2012 debut.
When The Distillery, the all-analogue studio in which their eponymous debut a..
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NYC

STRAND OF OAKS

Monday
September 15, 8:00pm


STRAND OF OAKS

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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Vance Joy

Tuesday
September 16, 7:00pm


BUY THE NEW VANCE JOY ALBUM 'DREAM YOUR LIFE AWAY' FROM 15TH SEPT AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE VANCE JOY CD BUNDLE OR LP BUNDLE ONLINE NOW 
The past 18 months for Vance Joy read like a dream. In addition to a plethora of local achievements, including being dubbed Fearne Cotton's song of 2013, and a Top 10 UK single, whilst back ho..
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NYC

LITTLE DAYLIGHT

Tuesday
September 16, 8:00pm


LITTLE DAYLIGHT

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

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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ERASED TAPES NIGHT

Wednesday
September 17, 7:00pm


BUY THE NEW DOUGLAS DARE  ' CAROLINE/IF ONLY ' 10" ON THE DAY OF THE INSTORE OR THE NEW RIVAL CONSOLES 'SONNE'  EP FROM MONDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT TWO WRISTBANDS AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER EITHER THE DOUGLAS DARE BUNDLE OR THE RIVAL CONSOLES BUNDLE ONLINE NOW


Rough Trade East presents an ERASED TAPES In-Store Release Show:



7.00pm - DO..
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NYC

MARCO BENEVENTO

Wednesday
September 17, 8:00pm


MARCO BENEVENTO

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More info on how to purchase tickets here...

$20

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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East

THE BIG MIDWEEK - LIFE INSIDE THE FALL BOOK LAUNCH + Steve Hanley, Olivia Piekarski and special guests in conversation

Thursday
September 18, 7:00pm


BUY THE BIG MIDWEEK - LIFE INSIDE THE FALL BY STEVE HANLEY & OLIVIA PIEKARSKI FROM MONDAY 15th SEPTEMBER AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT TWO WRISTBANDS AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER STEVE & OLIVIA THE BIG MIDWEEK BUNDLE ONLINE NOW
STEVE & OLIVIA WILL BE JOINED BY EX-FALL MEMBERS BRIX SMITH-START AND SIMON ROGERS 
"Steve Hanley has seen one of British music's most perp..
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NYC

HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER

Thursday
September 18, 8:00pm


HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More info on how to purchase here...

$13 advance / $15 day of show

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

AVI BUFFALO (SOLO)

Saturday
September 20, 1:30pm


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

DOORS 1:30PM / SHOW 2PM

Embarking upon a sophomore effort can be a daunting task for any young upstart, and there's no denying Avi Buffalo 's own bar was set quite high with 2010's celebrated eponymous debut. Fear not, dear fans/family/friends/friends of friends/newcomers, there's nothing in this tale about The Second Album-..
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NYC

JUSTIN CURRIE

Saturday
September 20, 7:30pm


JUSTIN CURRIE

w/ THE MASTERSONS

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

INFO ON HOW TO PURCHASE HERE...

$25

Doors 7:30 / Show 8pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

THE CAVE SINGERS

Saturday
September 20, 10:30pm


THE CAVE SINGERS

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More info on how to purchase here...

$15

Doors 10:30pm / Show 11pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

CHARLIE HUNTER AND SCOTT AMENDOLA DUO

Sunday
September 21, 7:00pm


CHARLIE HUNTER AND SCOTT AMENDOLA DUO

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

Info on how to purchase here...

$20

Doors 7pm / Show 8pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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East

The Lost brothers

Monday
September 22, 1:00pm


THIS IS A LUNCHTIME INSTORE

NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE DAY

Order The Lost Brothers album here...

"Once in a while you hear voices that stop you in your tracks. The Lost Brothers are the real deal. They have the most beautiful harmonies around, and what sets them apart is that they have the songs to back it up." - Willy Vlautin (author, Richmond Fontaine, The Delines)
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YACHT

Monday
September 22, 8:00pm


YACHT

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

More info on how to purchase here...

$16 advance / $18 day of show

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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Lowlakes

Tuesday
September 23, 1:00pm


NO WRISTBAND NEEDED, JUST COME DOWN ON THE DAY. PRE-ORDER LOWLAKES' DEBUT ALBUM 'ICEBERG NERVES' HERE


Lowlakes wrote and recorded their debut album Iceberg Nerves around its title track. The song embodies elements special to the band and is indicative of their sound as a whole with its sense of other-worldliness and space. Around it they created a conceptual album that "listeners c..
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AN EVENING WITH NUMERO

Tuesday
September 23, 7:00pm


BUY THE NEW NUMERO 'TINMINE SOUL SUPPLY' COMPILATION  FROM THE 19th SEPTEMBER AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT TWO WRISTBANDS AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE TINMINE SOUL SUPPLY BUNDLE ONLINE NOW
THIS IS A SPECIAL EVENING IN CONVERSATION WITH THE NUMERO GROUP FOUNDER'S KEN SHIPLEY & ROB SEVIER FOLLOWED BY THEM PLAYING RECORDS
The Numero Group is an archival record label fou..
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NYC

MILAGRES

Wednesday
September 24, 8:00pm


MILAGRES

THIS IS A ROUGH TRADE NYC TICKETED EVENT

Info on how to purchase here...

$12 advance / $15 day of show

Doors 8pm / Show 9pm

This event is 21 and over

A Bowery Presents event
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NYC

KENDRA MORRIS

Saturday
September 27, 8:00pm


KENDRA MORRIS

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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East

The History Of Apple Pie

Monday
September 29, 7:00pm


BUY THE HISTORY OF APPLE PIE'S ALBUM 'FEEL SOMETHING' ON THE DAY OF THE INSTORE AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE HISTORY OF APPLE PIE BUNDLE ONLINE

'Feel Something', the follow up to last year's 'Out Of View' debut, features ten brand new tracks including forthcoming single 'Tame' and was recorded over the last few months at Sublime Studios i..
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Robyn Hitchcock

Tuesday
September 30, 7:00pm

BUY ROBYN HITCHCOCK'S NEW ALBUM 'THE MAN UPSTAIRS' FROM 25TH AUGUST AT ROUGH TRADE EAST AND COLLECT YOUR WRISTBAND AT THE SAME TIME OR PRE-ORDER THE ROBYN HITCHCOCK BUNDLE ONLINE NOW

The Man Upstairs sees psychedelic troubadour Robyn Hitchcock uniting with legendary producer Joe Boyd (Nick Drake, Fairport Convention, R.E.M.) for one of the most unique outings of his already quite distincti..
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NYC

X AMBASSADORS

Tuesday
September 30, 8:00pm


X AMBASSADORS

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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