Open Tuesdays through Fridays, from noon til 6pm.
Please wear your masks, hand cleaning fluids supplied.
2 or 3 folks at a time only.
We are also at the store on Mondays, from 1 til 6pm, mostly cleaning, reorganizing and working on mail-order.
You can call first at 212-473-0043 or just knock when you get here.
Since 1988, I have been attending the annual Victoriaville New Music Festival (a/k/a FIMAV) in the countryside of Quebec. It is the one vacation I look forward to the most each
Special Winter Greetings to all DMG Newsletter Subscribers and other Serious Music Listeners worldwide. I decided to ask a dozen music journalists
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Saturday, May 1st was the actual anniversary of Downtown Music Gallery, 30 years to the day! I am immensely proud of all we’ve accomplished since we opened out doors on 211 East 5th St. in the East Village. Special thanks to all of the well-wishers who’ve written to us or come down in the past month, we do appreciate your kind words of support! We, here at DMG, are going to celebrate for the entire month with some live outdoor events, some in-store on-line events and a series of on-line epis
Last Friday, May 1st, was the 29th anniversary of the modest beginning of Downtown Music Gallery. We opened our doors on May 1st of 1991! Our first store was at 211 East 5th St., around the corner from Cooper Union. Our rent was cheap ($750) and the store was not very big (750 sq ft). There were two owners, David Yamner & Steve Popkin, and I worked for them 6 days a week. Their plan was to sell Used CD’s and vinyl while I promoted Downtown/Progressive/Avant Jazz, what I dug the most. There wer