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Keshav Music Imports

24 Rutgers St., New York, NY 10002 40.713 -73.990
nr. Henry St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-228-7864 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Boutique
  • Products & Services: Books, CDs/Records, Decorative Accents, Musical Instruments
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Tue-Sat, 1pm-8pm; Sun-Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

F at East Broadway

Product Guide


  • Decorative Accents


  • Books
  • CDs/Records
  • Musical Instruments


After years of selling instruments out of his apartment, East Village native Keshav opened this eponymous Eastern instrument shop in 2002, offering an impressive collection of Mukta Das’s tablas (Indian drums) and schruti boxes, one-chord accordions popular for Shabbat services. Originally trained in guitar, Keshav began playing the harmonium and sitar as a teenager, and spent the nineties touring with Krishna Das, a noted vocalist of Indian devotional music. The shop is frequented by Eastern music enthusiasts and professionals seeking repairs, new instruments, or vintage sitars from the sixties and seventies. The décor mimics the merchandise’s Zen-like vibe, with a carpeted couch, deep blue linoleum floors, and yellow walls adorned with portraits of Hindu deities Krishna and Ganesh.