Bop Shop Records presents: Spring-loaded live music!

Spring is here, for sure, and that means a whole new batch of in-store performances at Bop Shop Records and concerts at Lovin’ Cup — and special Day of the Record Store events, too. We’re excited about each of these shows. For all the details, just click on the link. And we’ll see you there!



What it’s all about

City Newspaper’s Ron Netsky had nice things to say about us recently. In case you missed it, he called us Rochester’s “best ubiquitous independent concert venue”: Bop Shop Records has always been a great place to find vintage records, and the old Village Gate location sponsored adventurous jazz concerts in the atrium. But in recent years,



WE’VE GOT THE CURE FOR THE SUMMERTIME BLUES

Thanks to all who came out for Geva’s Son House project, “Journey to the Son: A Celebration of Son House.” This once-in-a-lifetime, four-day festival was a breathtaking event. The participants, the fans, the artists and staff and volunteers of Geva were amazing. After experiencing the music, theater, film, audio recordings, storytelling, photographs and lectures in



Musette Explosion performs Tuesday

There’s a great article in this week’s City Newspaper about Tuesday night’s in-store performance with Musette Explosion. We’re looking forward to having Will, Marcus and Matt play for us. Pinnacle Liquors, just down the street from us, will join us with a tasting of some French wines for the occasion.  We’ll have some nice cheeses



The Doug Meech Collection

The amazing vinyl records of the late Doug Meech, original drummer for the Chesterfield Kings, make a short visit to the Buffalo area Saturday as part of the Vinyl Mania Record Convention Night. The event, at American Legion Post #205, 3354 Delaware Ave., brings together more than 35 dealers offering all sorts of records, CDs