The Tarrytown Music Corridor has added a brand new store the place guests can discover classic information and extra.
Marquee Data, a popup file store situated on the Music Corridor’s second flooring, presents information — together with 45’s, 12-inch information, and 78’s — in quite a lot of genres resembling rock, pop, present tunes and extra. The store additionally sells file gamers, tape gamers, CDs, posters of assorted bands and performers, music memorabilia, and extra.
Proceeds from gross sales at Marquee Data will go to the Tarrytown Music Corridor, which is a nonprofit. The shop, run utterly by volunteers, will settle for donations of information and CDs.
It was the thought of life-long Tarrytown resident Greg Jacquin, a Hudson Valley singer and songwriter, who continuously volunteers at the theater as each an usher and performer. He even recorded a music video for his tune “Highways and Accommodations” on the venue’s stage.
Through the COVID-19 pandemic, when the Music Corridor was compelled to close down, Jacquin carried out livestreams to learn the theater. When the theater reopened, he and a few of his buddies carried out the “Greg Jacquin and Buddies, Singer-Songwriter Showcase” to over 200 viewers members.
“I used to be prepared to do just about something for the music corridor,” Jacquin stated. “After they shut down, I assumed perhaps we may do a file drive.”
The workers began to gather donations for his or her first file drive which introduced in $2,069. The occasion was so profitable they determined to host a second drive, which raised $5,900, however left the Tarrytown Music Corridor with tons of of unsold information, CDs, and many others.
“I stated we should always determine what to do with them,” Jacquin stated. “We may promote them in bulk for pennies so (Bjorn Olsson, govt director of the Tarrytown Music Corridor, and Karina Ringeisen, the music corridor’s Theatre Supervisor) gave it a room.”
And identical to that, Marquee Data was born.
“Even people who find themselves not a part of the brand new, hip vinyl crowd are taken in, everybody cracks a smile after they see a roomful of LPs,” Olsson stated. “There appears to be a lot love and affection for these treasures.”
In accordance with Olsson, when the workers finds information by those that have carried out at The Music Corridor, the performers will typically signal them, giving the file retailer a “‘collector’s merchandise’ to vie for.”
For now, Marquee Data is simply open to ticket holders on present nights. Nevertheless, public hours will likely be out there quickly, although they are going to change primarily based on volunteer availability. You should definitely regulate Marquee File’s Fb web page for the hottest hours.
“It is good to see a resurgence (within the recognition of information),” Jacquin stated. “And we’re in place to promote something music associated since we’ve got such a deep historical past within the music trade.”
Go: Tarrytown Music Corridor, flooring 2, 13 Primary St., Tarrytown; 914-631-3390; fb.com/marqueerecordstarrytown.
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