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Butala Emporium

Recommended by

Beat The Devil Band

on September 28th 2007

  • Info

  • Address

  • 37-46 74th Street
  • Queens
  • NY
  • 11372
  • Jackson Heights
  • Contact

  • 718 899 5590
  • Website

  • indousplaza.com
  • Opening Hours

  • Daily 10am-8:30pm
  • Directions

  • E F G R V 7 to Jackson Heights/Roosevelt Ave
  • Map

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Beat The Devil Says

Butala Emporium is in Jackson Heights, Queens. There's a couple more in Jersey but I like this one because they have all their instruments there in the basement. You can buy a fairly cheap shehnai or cheap conch shells or percussion instruments, which aren't in the best condition, but if you're beginning and you just want to hear the sounds, it's a really good spot to go. They sell bells, and even their pots and pans are really deep, solid steel so you make really good noise out of them. Once I got a snow shovel that I used to beat on one of the cans I bought from here, I liked the sound of it cause it was very hollow. I love going on adventures here. Plus it also reminds me of where my parents are from, so I like going to Jackson Heights, period, just for myself to be around that. There's also really great stores in Jackson Heights if you want good Indian music or Indian movies. —Shilpa Ray

2 Reviews

    • Darsh Anand

    • January 11th, 2008

    Can you kindly furnish me with your business address and telephone number in
    Toronto, Canada

    • Niraj Butala

    • May 28th, 2008

    Butala Emporium is the best!

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