Posts Tagged ‘Josh Harkavy’

Vinyl Destination: Bob Brown Left the Folk Scene Decades Ago, But His Old Records Might Beckon Him Back

On a Saturday afternoon in February, a middle-aged man walked into Adams Morgan’s Red Onion Records with his three kids. He asked owner Joshua Harkavy if the shop carried any albums by Bob Brown, a D.C. folk musician from the 1970s. Harkavy happened to have one in stock. He grabbed a mint-condition copy of Brown’s [...]

Look: Red Onion Gets a Swanky New Sign

Now that Adams Morgan's Red Onion Records has dropped the "Books" part of its name—along with most of its literary stock—owner Josh Harkavy has installed a new sign.
Designed by Landover's Jack Stone Signs, the new look is pretty swank, and definitely an improvement on the old one. Harkavy says Adams Morgan Main Street picked up [...]

Red Onion Records & Books Closing in September

Red Onion Records & Books, one of four used-record shops in Adams Morgan, is due to close Sept. 30. The subterranean shop, which Washington City Paper lauded in two consecutive Best Of D.C. issues, has attracted a loyal customer base since it opened in late 2006. But owner Josh Harkavy is ready to try his hand [...]

Red Onion Owner Josh Harkavy Spins Tonight at The Black Cat

Josh Harkavy, owner of Red Onion Records and Books, is making a rare appearance behind the turntables at the Black Cat tonight at 10. Harkavy will be spinning his favorite classic-and-current garage and soul music. "Heavier on the garage I'd say," Harkavy explains. "Some hits and some things people have never heard before. That sounds [...]