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Record Store Day 2010

Record Store Day 2010

Monday 12th April, 2010 11:44AM

This Saturday 17th April is Record Store Day, an annual event where independent record stores the world over get to celebrate themselves and all that they stand for. Record stores country wide will be participating so get along and show your support and reap the rewards.

Here's a few going ons of particular interest:

The High Seas are celebrating Record Store Day 2010 with a BBQ, specials and best of all an awesome line-up of in store performances, including: Golden Axe, The Broken Heart Breakers, Ghost Wave, Mr. Slack Jaw, Jordan O'Jordan and a rare solo acoustic performance by Stefan Neville.

The High Seas Gallery and Record Store - 12 Beresford Square, Auckland - www.thehighseas.co.nz

Real Groovy Auckland will have specials and giveaways plus special guest DJs through out the day including Flying Nun founder Roger Sheppard, Ladyhawke, Nick D, Roger Perry, Recloose, Charlotte Ryan and more. They're also putting on a gig at the Kings Arms at night that you can get into for free if you head along to RG during the day and pick up a ticket, playing will be Drab Doo-Riffs, Artisan Guns, Computers Want Me Dead and more. Click here for full details.

Real Groovy - 438 Queen St, Auckland - www.realgroovy.co.nz

Slow Boat Records in Wellington will have specials and giveaways plus instore entertainment which they've yet to reveal - we'll update this once they do.

Slow Boat Records - 183 Cuba St, Wellington - www.slowboat.co.nz

Other participating record stores:

Real Groovy Wellington and Christchurch - www.realgroovy.co.nz
Conch Records, Auckland - www.conch.co.nz
Beat Merchants, Auckland -www.beatmerchants.co.nz

Of course you should get out and support your local even if they're not officially participating including the UTR Record Store - featuring NZ only vinyl - check it out HERE.

For more info on record store day and to register if you are a record store visit: www.recordstoreday.com.


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