Contact & Location

Backbeat Books and Music

STORE HOURS
Wednesday – Saturday – 11am–5pm
Sunday – 11am–4pm

613-466-0663
866-873-1507

info@backbeatperth.com

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6 Wilson Street W
Perth, Ontario, Canada
K7H 2M5


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  • 5 star review  First visit to your location and definitely will not be my last. The shop is well organized and clean. Picked up some records and an Okki Nokki RCM. Great experience, worth the drive. Already looking forward to the next visit.

    Gil Tenn Avatar Gil Tenn
    March 25, 2017

    4 star review  First visit there today. Very friendly and good prices. I will be back in the fall. Well worth the trip

    Kevin Maunder Avatar Kevin Maunder
    July 29, 2015

    5 star review  Books & music. What more could one ask for? The especially great thing about this place is that it is curated properly. Of course they have all the usual suspects on vinyl- the Beasties, Bowie and the Hip- but other lesser known gems as well like Car Seat Headrest and Jason Isbell and all the genres including jazz, rock, indie, soul and rn'b. There are high quality turntables, record sleeves and vinyl travel cases, used cds, used 45"s, lp's and cassettes (blanks & classics). The second half of the store is done up in a similar fashion- new, used, classics, kids, y/a and book related stuff like journals and cards. Although the description of the book section is shorter it is still just as awesome as the music side. I left with 4 books and no vinyl. That's unusual for me but a true testament to the excellence that is Backbeat. Oh, and dude is very knowledgeable and nice and was playing the Stone Roses debut. It may not be gigantic but there is always something that makes u stop and say, "aw man, i gotta have that." What more could one ask for in a book/record store? Nuthin'.

    David J Balcer Jr Avatar David J Balcer Jr
    July 7, 2017
  • 5 star review  These guys are amazing. Never have had a better shopping experience, and you turn me omto music and books I would have never even known existed. Thanks as always for the service with a smile. A trip in to Backbeat always brightens my day.

    Coral Sproule Avatar Coral Sproule
    December 22, 2016

    5 star review  Great selection, Well priced, and good quality of vinyl!

    Jon Ward Avatar Jon Ward
    August 25, 2017

    5 star review  One of my go to shops. Well organized and rarely any problem with quality and if there is they'll make it right. Highly recommended!

    David Smith Avatar David Smith
    January 11, 2018
  • 5 star review  Amazing owners, fantastic prices, and a wide selection. Made my first purchases this weekend and will be back.

    Matthew Caldwell Avatar Matthew Caldwell
    November 5, 2017

    5 star review  Amazing store, great selection of vinyl , books and new and used equipment, can't wait to return!

    Trevor McLean Avatar Trevor McLean
    May 27, 2016

    5 star review  Everything you could want in a used book and record store. Alphabetical order..really..so awesome. All the latest record players..record cleamers ect..i'm only visiting but i.ll make it out again

    Dan Brissette Avatar Dan Brissette
    June 15, 2017

 

  • star rating  Knowledgeable staff, great selection of new, used and rare vinyl. Plus a nice selection of used books as well as new and used turntables.

    avatar thumb Suzanne C
    7/11/2015

    star rating  A great store for new and used vinyl, as well as new and used books. I make the trip regularly from Ottawa and it's always worth it - Great selection... read more

    avatar thumb Chuck B
    9/09/2014

    star rating  This is the coolest little shop! They sell new and used books for all ages and interests. They sell new and used vinyl. They sell new and used turntables and... read more


    5/14/2015
  • star rating  This is the coolest little shop! They sell new and used books for all ages and interests. They sell new and used vinyl. They sell new and used turntables and... read more

    avatar thumb toughgirl
    5/14/2015

    star rating  Knowledgeable staff, great selection of new, used and rare vinyl. Plus a nice selection of used books as well as new and used turntables.


    7/11/2015

    star rating  A great store for new and used vinyl, as well as new and used books. I make the trip regularly from Ottawa and it's always worth it... read more


    9/09/2014

 

  •   Love this place!  The owner is a true small business owner who cares a lot about customer service - he jotted my name down months and months ago for an album I wanted, and actually contacted me when it came in!  Very impressed, and I will never, ever visit Perth without making this my first stop!  This place is absolutely wonderful.  Thanks again for Astral Weeks - its a beauty.

    Justin from Toronto

    thumb Justin G.
    10/30/2014