Rough Trade record shops are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year and will be throwing very special celebratory concerts featuring some unique collaborations. So far they're all in London (stay tuned for NYC) but are all very cool, starting with an October 22 show at The Barbican featuring John Grant with Wrangler (ft. Stephen Malinder of Cabaret Voltaire), Scritti Politti with Hot Chip's Alexis Taylor, and The Pop Group with Protomartyr. Then on November 3 at Islington Assembly Hall, Angel Olsen will do a collaborative performance with The Raincoats.

More information on Rough Trade's 40th Anniversary shows is here, and the full lineup and schedule is below.

Rough Trade 40th Anniversary Shows

10-22 The Barbican
John Grant and Wrangler [ft. Stephen Mallinder]
Scritti Politti and Alexis Taylor
The Pop Group and Protomartyr

10-26 Rough Trade East
Ten Fé
Aldous RH

10-30 Shacklewell Arms
Baba Naga

11-02 Rough Trade East
Happy Meal Ltd.
Goat Girl

11-03 Islington Assembly Hall
The Raincoats and Angel Olsen

11-05 Moth Club | Sat 5 November

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