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The worldwide event is known for distributing rare and limited edition music releases, while popular and rising musicians also host meet and greets and perform at independent music stores around the world.
Some of the hot buys this year include split 7” releases from Deep Purple/Type-o-Negative, The Black Keys/Stooges, the Avett Brothers/Randy Travis and more. There will also be 7” releases from artists such as Atmosphere, Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Pink Floyd and Ty Segall. Reissued classic albums from artists like Blind Melon, Phish, Public Enemy, Miles Davis and Aerosmith will also be released.
The Exclusive Company, which boasts seven locations throughout Wisconsin, will host special appearances at select locations including A-Town Unplugged, Christopher Gold, Eric Krueger and Haunted Heads at their Appleton location. The Appleton store will also enjoy extended hours ( 8a.m. – 11 p.m.), over 400 limited releases, in-store discounts, contests to win test presses of Cory Chisel and Bob Dylan records, demo CDs, vinyl samplers, autographed records (including a Band of Horses LP), a limited supply of Record Store Day goodie bags and more.
If you go
What: Record Store Day
Where: The Exclusive Company, Appleton
When: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m., Saturday
Lineup: A-Town Unplugged 12 p.m., Christopher Gold 7 p.m., Eric Krueger 7:30 p.m., Haunted Heads 8 p.m.
Online: exclusivecompany.com, recordstoreday.com
Locations: The Exclusive Company has locations in Appleton, Oshkosh, Green Bay, Milwaukee, Greenfield, West Bend and Janesville.