Rough Trade NYC

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Rough Trade record store in NYC

Iconic London indie-music emporium Rough Trade opened this Williamsburg outpost in 2013. Since then it has become a neighborhood goto, thanks to its impeccable selection and a snazzy regular bookings arranged by local concert conglomerate Bowery Presents.

Venue name: Rough Trade NYC
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Address: 64 North 9th St
Brooklyn
11249
Cross street: between Kent and Wythe Aves
Opening hours: Mon–Sat 11am–11pm, Sun 11am–10pm
Transport: Subway: L to Bedford Ave
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David M

Excuse me, but the "glory days" of New York record stores was not Tower Records.  It was: Sam Goody, King Karol, Record Hunter, the fab record buyer at the Doubleday's bookstore on 5th Ave. and 57th Street - and, of course, Colony.  Period.

Evelyn D

If I could open my own record store, it would be exactly like Rough Trade. Great selection of records, friendly/funny staff, they have art and music books on the second floor along with a ping pong table and area to hang out. There's also a little coffee shop inside and a music venue in the back. They have great shows here, artist signings and special events. Sometimes I stop by just to hang out. if you are into record collecting or music at all, you need to stop by!

Tim L

The venue at this shop is fantastic. Great sound, easy to nab a good spot and solid booking.