Tag: shop

May 24, 2014 / Books

We now have the Rock-Ola 496 (1988) jukebox setup up and loaded with 45s at the shop. Since it is an 80s vintage we decided to put mostly 80s music…

May 23, 2014 / Music

A few new releases to talk about and a bunch of new additions to our regular inventory. We are getting tight on space for vinyl right now, but are making…

May 1, 2014 / Books

Just a tiny shipment of new titles today – the rest of the box contained re-stocks of favourite titles. New books to the shop span rubber bands, invention, peculiar children,…

April 15, 2014 / Backbeat Book Club

Just a small order came in today, but we’ve got some great titles encompassing such diverse topics as suicide, walking, bikers, South Africa, demons and moons: – “All My Puny…

April 8, 2014 / Books
March 28, 2014 / Books
March 27, 2014 / Books

When you think of secondhand books, do you think of musty old behind-the-times books with ragged edges and faded covers? The above picture is just a sample of recent secondhand…

March 20, 2014 / Books

Just a small book shipment arrived today, but is it ever diverse! In addition to the books listed below, we also have some reorders of popular CBC Canada Reads 2014…

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…

March 15, 2014 / Books

Attention Canadian Book Lovers! Backbeat Books & Music is about to start a book club…and you’re invited! Since our focus here at the shop has been promoting and celebrating Canadian…

March 12, 2014 / Music
March 7, 2014 / Books
February 5, 2014 / Books
February 1, 2014 / Books

We’re not going to keep you guessing any longer…it’s time for the: We <3 Our Customers Book Sale at Backbeat! Buy one book, get the second for 50% off*! The…

January 23, 2014 / Books

It’s been a while since we’ve posted news from the book side of the shop. So it doesn’t feel left out, we’ve brought in some new goodies. Whether you want…

December 23, 2013 / Books
December 19, 2013 / Books

…extended Christmas shopping hours! Now you can be on the warm, cozy side of the window, rather than out on the sidewalk with your nose pressed up against it. Just…

December 16, 2013 / Books
December 7, 2013 / Books
December 1, 2013 / Books

Don’t miss out on our biggest sale of the year…you’ll regret it for sure if you do. Save on CDs, vinyl, books and come in for the absolute best deals…

November 10, 2013 / Music

The day after American Thanksgiving is that crazy crazy shopping day we all see go down on the news where people still getting over all the indulgence of Thanksgiving line…