Keith Wildman, owner of the Record Café, said: "It's been a really busy day".
In addition to opening early - the doors of Marsh's store will be unlocked at 8 a.m. - the day features live music from local artists, Record Store Day T-shirts and bags, a barbecue, coffee and cake, and other refreshments.
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Dodds Record Shop participated in the annual Record Store Day parade in downtown Grand Rapids. So many babes have gotten involved, including our faves at So Young Magazine who have collaborated with RSD to bring you a glorious exclusive design that we're slightly obsessed with. And you're also not alone!
As the sales of vinyl records continue to grow, Record Store Day is a great way to get into collecting and supporting small businesses all at the same time. It has increased our contact with music lovers through out the region, allowed us to build our network of musicians locally and nationally, promote music and playing music to people that hadn't considered playing an instrument. Live music begins at 12:45pm and includes the fabulous local band Dirt Royal who won a competition to be the opening act.
Ella Fitzgerald. The two-LP set Ella Live at Zardi's, released a year ago, can be had on jazzy pink and blue vinyl. "Wonderland's fave mega-babe Florence Welch and her glorious ensemble have teamed up with Record Store Day to give fans a limited edition double-A-sided 7" vinyl of her new single "Sky Full of Song".
The bar is open until midnight today, with live music and records on sale until the bar closes. The set, from 1956, includes songs Cry Me A River, Gone With The Wind, and I've Got A Crush On You.
Ed Graves, 53, of Bradenton, looks through a shelf of records on April 21, 2018, for Record Store Day at Daddy Kool Records. It's inherently important for us as an instrument store, the less people explore music, the less people that take up playing and in the long term our business would suffer. And if that doesn't do it for you, Bristol and music world legend Big Jeff Johns will be DJing from 5pm - 6:30pm in all his curly haired glory. "Everything being released is an exclusive limited edition". Visiting a record store is a fun experience where people can hold something in their hands.
In the past five years, vinyl has made its way back to popularity, and with its newfound attention, vinyl has become mainstream again, with even big box stores like Best Buy selling records. Added bonus, you can also recreate Oasis' (What's The Story) Morning Glory cover which was shot down there!