The Birdman of Bank Street

Punk promoter, music maniac, and record store owner John Westhaver unlocks the airwaves for up-and-coming bands

By Jessica Crowe
Rock posters and LP covers adorn the music shop’s deep purple walls.

A huge selection of CDs and records line one side of the store, while across the way an aloof clerk with many piercings sits by the cash register.

This is the kind of shop that might intimidate a musical dunce. read more

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