Participants to be Escorted by Bus to Top Record Stores In LA, Austin, Nashville, NYC, Chicago, Washington DC, and Portland
Nico Yaryan, Big Jesus, Sammy Brue, Charlie Worsham, Heliotropes, Sleep On It, Good Old War and More to Perform
Audiophiles, record enthusiasts, and music lovers are invited to join the official Record Store Crawl “Summer Series”, taking place in various US cities throughout July and August. Participants will be escorted by bus to some of each city’s best record stores with performances from various artists along the way. Tickets range from $29.95 to $59.95, and can be purchased at www.recordstorecrawl.com. The event follows on the success of the recently held Record Store Day Crawl, which took place in New York in April, with performances from indie rockers, Bear Hands. The event was originally conceived in 2007 by John Kunz of Austin institution, Waterloo Records, as a local promotion with participating stores to celebrate Record Store Day.
Record Store Crawl participants will enjoy:
· A seat on the Record Store Crawl bus;
· A one-of-a-kind performance;
· Food and drinks;
· A gift bag including a mystery vinyl LP and other limited edition gifts;
· KIND Snacks throughout the day;
· Discounts at participating records stores; and
· Various other giveaways.
Record Store Crawl “Summer Series” Schedule:
7/23 – Los Angeles, CA, performance by Nico Yaryan (Partisan Records)
7/24 – Austin, TX, TBD performance
7/30 – Nashville, TN, performance by Big Jesus (Mascot Records), Sammy Brue (New West Records), and Charlie Worsham (Warner Music Nashville)
7/30 – New York, NY, performance by Heliotropes (The End Records)
8/6 – Chicago, IL, performance by Sleep On It (unsigned)
8/6 – Washington, D.C., performance by Good Old War (Nettwerk Records)
8/13 – Portland, OR, TBD performance
The full Record Store Crawl itinerary will be revealed the week of each crawl.
Record Store Crawl partners include: Amoeba, Artist & Fleas, Baby’s All Right, Bleecker Street Records, Brightest Young Things, Cheesie’s Pub & Grub, Do512, Do503, DoLA, doNYC, Everyday Music, Fond Object, Gibson Showroom, Gigantic Brewing Company, Grimey’s, HiFi Records, High-Fidelity, Illinois Entertainer, Joint Custody Records, KIND Snacks, Laurie’s Planet of Sound, Mascot Records, Music Millenium, Nettwerk Records, New West Records, Opal Divine’s, Permanent Records, Red Onion Records, Reckless Records, Rough Trade, Smash Records, Som Records, Songbyrd Music House & Record Café, Sunset Sound, The Basement East, The End Records, The Groove Nashville, The Record Parlour, The Vinyl District, The York, Third Man Records, Turn! Turn! Turn!, Two Boots, U-Turn Audio, Vinyl Tap, W Washington Hotel, and Warner Music Nashville.