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Unique shop opens in Tarrytown’s Music Hall; what they’re selling – Yahoo News

Summary

The Tarrytown Music Hall has added a new shop where visitors can find vintage records and more.

Marquee Records, a popup record shop located on the Music Hall’s second floor, offers records — including 45’s, 12-inch records, and 78’s — in a variety of genres such as rock, pop, show tunes and more. The shop also sells record players, tape players, CDs, posters of various bands and performers, music memorabilia, and more.

Proceeds from sales at Marquee Records will go to the Tar…….

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The Tarrytown Music Hall has added a new shop where visitors can find vintage records and more.

Marquee Records, a popup record shop located on the Music Hall’s second floor, offers records — including 45’s, 12-inch records, and 78’s — in a variety of genres such as rock, pop, show tunes and more. The shop also sells record players, tape players, CDs, posters of various bands and performers, music memorabilia, and more.

Proceeds from sales at Marquee Records will go to the Tarrytown Music Hall, which is a non-profit. The store, run completely by volunteers, will accept donations of records and CDs.

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Greg Jacquin, who runs, Marquee Records, a used record shop located above the Tarrytown Music Hall, and Bjorn Olsson, Executive Director of the music Hall, stand amidst the hundreds of used records, CD’s, and cassette tapes on sale at the shop Nov. 17, 2021. Jacquin, who has volunteered at the music hall for years, started the record shop earlier this year as a way to raise money to support the concert venue. Most records are sold for $2 each. Since opening in April of this year, the record shop has made over $8,000.

It was the idea of life-long Tarrytown resident Greg Jacquin, a Hudson Valley singer and songwriter, who frequently volunteers at the theater as both an usher and performer. He even recorded a music video for his song “Highways and Hotels” on the venue’s stage.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, when the Music Hall was forced to shut down, Jacquin performed livestreams to benefit the theater. When the theater reopened, he and some of his friends performed the “Greg Jacquin and Friends, Singer-Songwriter Showcase” to over 200 audience members

The marquee of the Tarrytown Music Hall, photographed Nov. 17, 2021. Greg Jacquin, who has volunteered at the music hall for years, started Marquee Records, a used record shop above the music all earlier this year. He created the shop as a way to raise money to support the concert venue. Most records are sold for $2 each. Since opening in April of this year, the record shop has made over $8,000.

“I was willing to do pretty much anything for the music hall,” Jacquin said. “When they shut down, I thought maybe we could do a record drive.”

The staff started to collect donations for their first record drive which brought in $2,069. The event was so successful they decided to host a second drive, which raised $5,900, but left the Tarrytown Music Hall with hundreds of unsold records, CDs, etc.

“I said we should figure out what to do with them,” Jacquin said. “…….

Source: https://news.yahoo.com/unique-shop-opens-tarrytowns-music-100310112.html