RECORD STORE DAY: It's a good cause.
On Saturday, April 19, Criminal Records celebrates the first annual Record Store Day along with hundreds of independently-owned record stores across the country. Record Store Day is a national movement that's intended to raise awareness of record store culture and the mom and pop record shops across the country.
The day-long event at Criminal Records in Little 5 Points will feature performances by local acts, Anna Kramer & the Lost Cause, Andy Hull (from Manchester Orchestra), Bobby & the Soft Spots, the Bridges, the Coathangers, Club Awesome, Dead Confederate, Hope For Agoldensummer, Judi Chicago, Janelle Monae, Noot d' Noot, Ocha La Rocha, Single Malt Solution, Suitcases and Trances Arc, as well as DJ sets from DJ Sars, Zano, Chris Devoe, Tommy Chung the Selmanaires, and yours truly, Creative Loafing's very own music writer Chad Radford, between live sets.
Local indie labels Die Slaughterhaus, Douchemaster Records, International Hits, New Street Records, Rob's House Records and Stickfigure Distribution) will be on-hand to sell their goods. The Girls' Rock Camp (ATL) organizers will also have an information and registration table for their summer camp.
There will also be a vinyl record swap meet where folks can bring their unwanted albums and trade with others, in addition to the annual sidewalk sale.
Music starts at noon.
BAND SCHEDULE (subject to change)
1:00 P.M. - the Bridges
2:00 P.M. - Ocha La Rocha
3:00 P.M. - Bobby and the Soft Spots
4:00 P.M. - Suitcases
5:00 P.M. - Judi Chicago
6:00 P.M. - the Coathangers
7:00 P.M. - Anna Kramer and the Lost Cause
8:00 P.M. - Noot d'Noot
2:30 P.M. - Trances Arc
3:30 P.M. - Andy Hull (Manchester Orchestra)
4:30 P.M. - Club Awesome
5:30 P.M. - Dead Confederate
6:30 P.M. - Single Malt Solution
7:30 P.M. - Hope for agoldensummer
8:30 P.M. - Janelle Monae
For further information look online at www.criminal.com.
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