Tag: Ontario

April 25, 2019 / Books

I’ve mentioned previously that I’m participating in a book challenge this year. One of the challenges was to read a book about books, so I chose The Prison Book Club…

April 20, 2019 / Music
October 13, 2018 / Music
January 19, 2018 / Music
November 23, 2017 / Music
September 18, 2017 / Books

You’ll want to visit Backbeat Books and Music in Perth, Ontario this week because… It’s the “We’ve Never Had a Sale in September So We’re Having a Sale in September…

December 16, 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…

February 23, 2016 / Music
February 4, 2016 / Books
November 22, 2015 / Books

What’s an absolute must-have in a book and music store? Books about music! We’ve got autobiographies and biographies written by and about rap stars, country singers, jazz artists, riot grrrls,…

October 21, 2015 / Music - Vinyl
August 6, 2015 / Books
May 8, 2015 / Music
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!…

November 1, 2014 / Books

Are you interested in local history? If so, you might be interested to know that local author, John McKenty just released another book. This one’s titled St. Crispin’s Legacy: Shoemaking…

August 30, 2014 / Music
June 27, 2014 / Books
June 20, 2014 / Books

We just wanted to highlight a couple of local books that have recently come to our shop. Both are great choices for gift-giving, for tourists or for proud Perth residents.…

April 24, 2014 / Books

Please join Backbeat Books & Music for a fun, casual reading to celebrate the launch of Greg Bechtel’s debut book Boundary Problems, on Saturday, May 10th. Secrets, paranoia, conspiracies, and…

March 15, 2014 / Books

When the content of a book transports you somewhere magical and its cover is also enticing to look at, it’s a thing of beauty. Today’s round-up of magical journeys and…

October 16, 2013 / Books

Congratulations to Ontario-born Eleanor Catton for winning the prestigious Man Booker Award! Her sweeping second novel, “The Luminaries” just won this year’s competition. We currently have a copy of her…

June 13, 2013 / Music