Tag: shop

May 15, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters! We hope you are all doing well and staying safe. The Ontario government has announced that we can now begin to get ready to re-open. In order for…

April 22, 2020 / Books
March 27, 2020 / Music

It’s Friday, it’s late, it’s still time for some new tunes! As much as we’d love for you to come down to Backbeat this weekend and grab some great new…

March 24, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters. As you likely heard, the Ontario government has mandated that non-essential businesses close. So effective immediately our shop is closed until further notice. We will still be checking…

March 19, 2020 / Books

Hey Backbeaters. The time has come to adjust how we operate the store to reduce health and safety risks presented by Covid-19. Do we want to make these changes? Nope.…

February 15, 2020 / Music
January 31, 2020 / Music
December 30, 2019 / Books
December 21, 2019 / Books

No, it’s not an oxymoron! You could drive into the city, circle around looking for parking, head into a hot crowded mall along with thousands of other shoppers and wait…

December 7, 2019 / Books

Word on the street is The Big Guy is coming to Perth this evening! Since he’ll be passing right by the shop, we’re helping all of you out with this…

October 29, 2019 / Books

I went away for the weekend and may or may not have come back with a trunk full of books…can’t wait to get these all priced and out! Think all…

October 16, 2019 / Books

In anticipation of Saturday’s writing workshop, I’m currently reading… …Meteorites by Julie Paul. If you weren’t lucky enough to get one of the sold out spots for her writing workshop…

September 18, 2019 / Books
September 13, 2019 / Books

One of the fun things about used book shopping is finding alternate covers. I have a soft spot for British ones in particular. They make me well chuffed!

June 28, 2019 / Music
April 26, 2019 / Music

This week we have another packed new release Friday. The latest albums from Foxygen, Local Natives, Cranberries, Mountain Goats, Aldous Harding and King Gizzard have all dropped. Plus, there’s a…

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 11, 2019 / Books
April 6, 2019 / Books
April 2, 2019 / Books

Record Store Day is now less than 2 weeks away so we’re going to start letting you in on a few details of what’s going down at Backbeat on April…

March 11, 2019 / Music
February 27, 2019 / Books

It was so fun hearing from you last week – thank you so much for all of the required reading memories! I now I have an amazing array of choices…

December 20, 2018 / Books

We’re all on a countdown and if the thought of an impossible shopping list/bad weather/spending too much is stressing you out, we’re here to help! Trust us, your loved ones…

November 21, 2018 / Books

UPDATE NOVEMBER 30, 2018 – 5:00pm – We’ve finished all our receiving for today and several Black Friday titles have (finally) arrived. We’ve updated the table further down the page…

November 9, 2018 / Music