Record Store Day Roundup

Categories: Local Music, Vinyl
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This Saturday, April 18, Record Store Day will be celebrated in independently-owned shops across the country, reminding us once again to close down our iTunes browsers and walk into a real, live record store while we are still lucky enough to have several at our disposal. A handful of local shops will be participating in Record Store Day, many of which are offering exclusive 7" records and CDs in addition to a slew of in-store performances. Here's a rundown of everything you can do locally to celebrate the day.

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Eclipse Records

In-Store Performance
His Mischief CD-release show
with Central Girls Badminton Team and Kristoff Krane
All ages, $5, 7 p.m.

Hours on Saturday
11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Location
1922 University Ave. W.
St. Paul, Minnesota



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The Electric Fetus

Prizes and Special Edition Products
"Each of our three stores will have free food and beverages, give away "goody bags" of CD samplers, stickers, buttons, etc.; and hold hourly drawings for prize packs of 7" singles, autographed posters, CDs, DVDs, gift cards, and KOSS and Skullcandy headphones."

Click here for a full list of limited-quantity, special Record Store Day products that the Electric Fetus expects to receive for tomorrow's sale.

In-Store Performances
Minneapolis:
2:30 p.m. Chris Cornell Meet and Greet/Signing
4:00 p.m. Bad Plus In-Store Performance

Duluth:
3:00 p.m. Danny Schmidt In-Store Performance (Red House Records)

St. Cloud:
4:00 p.m. Aby Wolf In-Store Performance

Hours on Saturday
9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Locations
2000 4th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55404

12 E Superior St.
Duluth, MN

28 S 5th Ave.
St. Cloud, MN


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Fifth Element

Prizes and Special Sales
"Everything in the store will be 15% off (excluding tickets) along with discounted vinyl and other promotional items! We'll be doing a drawing for a pair of Soundset '09 VIP Tickets and some special guests in to assist in the store so come in and say what's up!"

In-Store Performances
5:00 p.m. Eyedea and Abilities
Live DJs spinning all day

Hours on Saturday
1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location
2411 Hennepin Ave. S.
Minneapolis MN 55405



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Roadrunner Records

Special Edition Products and Sales
* Exclusive, limited edition RSD-only LPs and CDs
* Hundreds of fresh used LPs, making their shelf debut on RSD
* Thousands of used records priced 25 cents - $2.00
* Other discount items
* Free food and drink items

Hours on Saturday
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Location

4304 Nicollet Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55409



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Treehouse Records

Special Edition Products and Sales
* Exclusive, limited edition RSD-only LPs and CDs
* Hundreds of fresh used LPs, making their shelf debut on RSD
* Thousands of used records priced 25 cents - $2.00
* Other discount items
* Free food and drink items

Hours on Saturday
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Location
2557 Lyndale Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55405






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