Tag: shop

September 11, 2018 / Books

I had the great opportunity to see Miriam Toews read and speak last night as part of the Ottawa International Writers Festival. If you know me at all, you know…

August 29, 2018 / Music
June 15, 2018 / Books
May 18, 2018 / Music
April 22, 2018 / Books

Well, I guess yesterday answers the question “How many people can fit in Backbeat?” A huge THANK YOU to all our amazing customers that came out to celebrate Record Store…

April 14, 2018 / Music
March 21, 2018 / Music
March 10, 2018 / Music
February 10, 2018 / Music
December 24, 2017 / Books

Perth is a winter wonderland today! If you’re finishing up your shopping, stay close to home this Christmas Eve. We’re open until 3 pm today if you still have some…

November 23, 2017 / Music
August 20, 2017 / Books

We’ve been adding a bunch of great books to the shelves this week, refreshing the stock, so we thought we’d highlight just a few recent releases available right now in…

May 29, 2017 / Books

We’re stocking our shelves with a huge fresh selection of used books at this very moment! Pictured is just a tiny sample highlighting the types of books we’re bringing in.…

May 19, 2017 / Music
April 12, 2017 / Music
April 10, 2017 / Authors for Indies

Yet another reason to visit Backbeat on Saturday, April 29th for Authors for Indies: you can enter for a chance to win an original signed print by children’s author and…

February 17, 2017 / Music
January 24, 2017 / Books

Backbeat will be closed for some much-needed mid-winter R&R from Monday, January 30th to Thursday, February 9th. We’ll be back to our usual seven days a week schedule and happy…

January 4, 2017 / Books

The best thing about secondhand shopping is the potential for discovering treasures. On that note, our latest special addition (or is that edition?) to our rare books section is this…

December 16, 2016 / Music
November 29, 2016 / Stationery

Looking for the perfect way to personalize your gifts? We just brought in these super cool stamp sets by Yellow Owl Workshop. Okay, we got a little excited and opened…

November 11, 2016 / Books

Next Thursday November 17th, come hang out with us at Backbeat in the dark. We’ll be open until 7:00pm that evening. The first five customers after 5:00pm will receive a…

October 26, 2016 / Music
October 21, 2016 / Music
October 3, 2016 / Books

When you shop for books, do you usually have something in mind or do you prefer to browse and see which books call out to you? When a customer is…