Love vinyl? Luckily for you, Record Store Day is finally upon us! On June 12th, celebrate the culture of independently owned record stores as the day brings together fans, artists, and the thousands of record stores across the globe. What started as an insider’s record club has become a huge phenomenon drawing in thousands of people nationwide to their local record shops to get a piece of the action. Here’s a list of some groovy places be this Record Store Day…
Places To Check Out This Record Store Day
Located in Downtown St. Petersburg, FL., Plat Retro carries a huge selection of clean, used vinyl along with new releases. Their specialty is punk and underground goodies, but they have a wide range of all types of music. “Quality over quantity, always.” 🔥
226 Martin Luther King Jr Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33705
Twist & Shout
Probably the best broad based record store in the city, carrying new and used CD and vinyl products along with music and pop-culture lifestyle goodies, toys, posters, and the like, Twist & Shout is a staple you have to checkout if you’re in Denver.
2508 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80206
Wax Trax Records
Originally owned by Jim Nash and Dannie Flesher who sold the store in the late 70’s to move to Chicago, Wax Trax Records is a legendary store and record label that spawned the likes of industrial music icons like Ministry, Revolting Cocks, My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult, etc., and has a long-awaited documentary being released this Spring. Meanwhile, the original store where a young Eric Bouchard bought his first Iggy Pop and Ramones records, inspiring him to become Jello Biafra still exists to serve indie rock and punk fans physical product needs.
638 E. 13th Ave
Denver, CO 80262
Kingfish Records the place for record collectors in the Tampa Bay area to shop for the best value in collectible vinyl , CD’s and music memorabilia.
“Pick up your official RSD poster while supplies last on Record Store Day, this Saturday June 12th at Kingfish Records, opening at 8AM (outside tents at 7AM with 1,000’s of records and CD’s priced at $3 each or 2 for $5) there will be lots of giveaways, drawings and store wide sales with one of the largest selections of RSD special releases of vinyl records for sale on the west coast of Florida (over 1.000 records). // More info on their Facebook event page, here.
26024 US Hwy 19 N
Clearwater, FL 33763
RPM Records is an awesome vinyl boutique is located close to the city’s main commercial and cultural area. You can enjoy music, coffee, books and a great time this Record Store Day. #SesionesRPM
RPM is a shop with a love for vinyl records, for those who love recorded music in analog format and great sound quality for everyone to enjoy.
Carrera 14 # 83-04
Sparta Records offers unique titles, but limited quantities this Record Store Day. Sparta Records is a place where you can find the most “hard to find” titles, groups, artists in formats like CD, DVD and Vinyl. “There’s nothing impossible for us! Just let us know if you need some “impossible” title that you couldn’t find at: firstname.lastname@example.org”
Rough Trade NYC
This independent record store is the place to be for obscure & mainstream CDs & vinyl. Plus, they boast live music & a bar to match.
“Record Store Day returns in 2021 across not one, but two ‘Drop’ days. Put a firm mark in your diaries for Saturday 12th June and Saturday 17th July and join us at your local Rough Trade to shop and explore the brilliant variety of limited edition vinyl titles on sale this year.” // Learn more about it on their website.
64 N 9th St
Brooklyn, NY 11249
The Groove offers new & used LPs, 45s & CDs in diverse genres, plus pre-owned stereo equipment. Of course, on Record Store Day, The Groove is going in.
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1103 Calvin Ave
Nashville, TN 37206
Daddy Kool Records
New, and used vinyl, new CDs, new DVDs, T-shirts, posters, concert tickets, gift cards, accessories, books, and more — Daddy Kool has something for everyone, and chances are everyone will find several somethings they didn’t even know they were looking for. From punk, indie, metal and hip-hop to classic soul, country, funk, Americana, contemporary hits and beyond, we’ve got one of the most diverse collections of music for sale anywhere.
2430 Terminal Drive S. Side B
SAINT PETERSBURG, FL 33712
For more info on finding places near you who are also participating this Record Store Day, check out the official RSD site for all the juicy details.