Tag: Canada

June 30, 2016 / Books

We will be closed tomorrow for Canada Day. Have a great day. See you Saturday!

May 21, 2016 / Music
May 14, 2016 / Music
April 24, 2016 / Authors for Indies
April 23, 2016 / Music

We certainly have a stack of wax to dig into today. Hundreds of used/vintage vinyl hitting the browsers plus some great new releases and new vinyl restocks. New releases now…

March 29, 2016 / Authors for Indies
March 3, 2016 / Authors for Indies

April is such a fun month here at Backbeat…not only do we celebrate Record Store Day for music lovers, we also celebrate all things book-related on Authors for Indies Day!…

February 23, 2016 / Music
October 5, 2015 / Music
August 19, 2015 / Books

Lots of great new books have arrived at Backbeat! Up there, you’ll see some great new fiction, non-fiction and kids/YA books. Here’s the rundown: FICTION: – “After Everything” by Suellen…

June 5, 2015 / Music
May 27, 2015 / Music
May 12, 2015 / Music
May 8, 2015 / Music
May 5, 2015 / Books

It’s been a while since we’ve done a new book post…all of the books went out in the sunshine for their photo op today since it’s so nice out here…

May 4, 2015 / Authors for Indies

Thanks so much to everyone who came out on the weekend to celebrate the first-ever national independent bookshop party that was Authors for Indies! We had a fantastic day at…

April 9, 2015 / Books
April 2, 2015 / Music
March 20, 2015 / Books

Backbeat Books & Music would like to congratulate Kim Thuy for winning the CBC Canada Reads 2015 competition with her barrier-breaking book Ru! We’d also like to give a big…

March 16, 2015 / Books

As an independent bookseller, we’re really excited that we can now unveil a unique upcoming event that we’re participating in…Authors for Indies! We’ve been working hard behind the scenes on this one and now…

March 11, 2015 / Books

One of the best things about living in Canada is our freedom. Not everyone’s so lucky and their reading materials can be censored or outright banned. Come and check out…

February 27, 2015 / Music
February 25, 2015 / Books

If you’re brave enough to brave the cold, you’ll be rewarded with a fresh selection of secondhand books! We just priced these and got them on the shelves last night.…

February 18, 2015 / Music

Hey folks. So the new stuff on vinyl this week isn’t so new, but some long awaited re-issues. Still waiting for a couple more Nick Cave re-issues but they should…

February 13, 2015 / Backbeat Book Club

Are you as excited as I am for this year’s round of CBC Canada Reads 2015 books? We’re just over a month out from when the winner will be announced!…