18 Apr 2013

Come out and celebrate National Record Store Day with WRIR & local, independent record stores!

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The needle drops on Saturday, April 20, as WRIR FM 97.3 partners with five local, independent record stores to celebrate National Record Store Day!

Join us at Plan 9 Music, Deep Groove, Steady Sounds, Vinyl Conflict and Turnstyle for live music, DJs, and a scavenger hunt!

Here’s the schedule so far:

Plan 9 Music (3017 W. Cary St.) ~
10am – 2pm: WRIR DJ Mike Rutz (of Activate!) and DJ Sonrisa (of Transmission from Satellite 973)
2pm – 6pm: Live performances from Julie Karr (2pm), A Tribute to Dusty Springfield with Paul Ivey & the Rubes, Herschel Stratego, and Acquaintances (3pm), Hotel X (4pm), The Mothball Fleet (5pm)

Vinyl Conflict (324 S. Pine St.) ~
2pm – 4pm: Live acoustic performances from Dorthia Cottrell (Windhand), Matt Conner (RPG), and Matt Seymour (Pedals on our Pirate Ships)

Steady Sounds (322 W. Broad St.) ~
11am – 4pm: WRIR DJs Michael Murphy (of Mellow Madness) and Michael Miracle (of The Lotus Land Show)
4pm – 6pm: Live performances and 7″ release celebration with Hoax Hunters & Snowy Owls

Deep Groove Records (317 N. Robinson St.) ~
10am – 2pm: WRIR DJs Jamie Lay (of Love & Other Crimes) and Mr. Atavist (of Sunrise Ocean Bender) spin a sidewalk party out front

Turnstyle (102 W. Broad St.) ~
12pm – 6pm: WRIR DJs Jesse Split and Joanna O (of Frequency) spin electronic music mix

Winner of the scavenger hunt will be rewarded handsomely with a prize that includes an exclusive RSD release from each record store (5 records total), a copy of Live at WRIR Vol. 1, concert tickets, and other WRIR swag! 2nd and 3rd place will also get some WRIR goodies. To win, just visit the WRIR DJs at each record store for a clue, get all 5 clues and take all 5 photos (with the same camera and featuring the same people in all), and take them to WRIR studios.

For more info, visit:

Plan 9 Records www.plan9music.com
Steady Sounds www.steadysounds.com
Deep Groove www.deepgroovevinyl.com
Turnstyle www.turnstyleonline.com
Vinyl Conflict www.vinylconflict.com