The Tarrytown Audio Corridor has included a new shop in which people can uncover vintage records and more.
Marquee Documents, a popup record store positioned on the Tunes Hall’s 2nd ground, delivers records — including 45’s, 12-inch information, and 78’s — in a wide variety of genres these types of as rock, pop, present tunes and extra. The store also sells record players, tape gamers, CDs, posters of various bands and performers, tunes memorabilia, and much more.
Proceeds from gross sales at Marquee Documents will go to the Tarrytown New music Hall, which is a nonprofit. The store, run completely by volunteers, will accept donations of documents and CDs.
It was the plan of daily life-prolonged Tarrytown resident Greg Jacquin, a Hudson Valley singer and songwriter, who commonly volunteers at the theater as both an usher and performer. He even recorded a audio movie for his tune “Highways and Hotels” on the venue’s stage.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, when the New music Corridor was forced to shut down, Jacquin done livestreams to reward the theater. When the theater reopened, he and some of his pals done the “Greg Jacquin and Mates, Singer-Songwriter Showcase” to above 200 audience associates.
“I was willing to do fairly much just about anything for the music hall,” Jacquin said. “When they shut down, I thought possibly we could do a history travel.”
The employees commenced to collect donations for their first document generate which introduced in $2,069. The occasion was so thriving they made a decision to host a next travel, which lifted $5,900, but left the Tarrytown Songs Corridor with hundreds of unsold data, CDs, and so on.
“I stated we really should determine out what to do with them,” Jacquin said. “We could offer them in bulk for pennies so (Bjorn Olsson, govt director of the Tarrytown Songs Hall, and Karina Ringeisen, the music hall’s Theatre Manager) gave it a area.”
And just like that, Marquee Information was born.
“Even men and women who are not part of the new, hip vinyl group are taken in, every person cracks a smile when they see a roomful of LPs,” Olsson stated. “There appears to be so significantly love and passion for these treasures.”
In accordance to Olsson, when the employees finds documents by people who have carried out at The Tunes Corridor, the performers will often signal them, giving the file shop a “‘collector’s item’ to vie for.”
For now, Marquee Records is only open up to ticket holders on present nights. However, public hrs will be out there before long, nevertheless they will adjust primarily based on volunteer availability. Be confident to retain an eye on Marquee Record’s Fb web page for the most up to day several hours.
“It can be fantastic to see a resurgence (in the acceptance of records),” Jacquin said. “And we are in a great location to sell everything audio connected given that we have such a deep historical past in the audio marketplace.”
Go: Tarrytown New music Hall, flooring 2, 13 Key St., Tarrytown 914-631-3390 facebook.com/marqueerecordstarrytown.
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