Every music lover knows what the 3rd Saturday in April means, right? If not, you faux music lover you, then here’s your reminder: it’s Record Store Day! Inaugurated in San Francisco in 2008, this holiest of holy days is now celebrated by music fiends across the globe.
We here at IndyMojo have compiled a list of home town happenings on this sacred day in Indy. There will be music purchased. There will be beer drank, and there will most certainly be live performances. Hold onto your butts kids, because this Saturday is going to be glorious! Here’s a list of local RSD celebrations:
Luna Music: Block Party Stylee
5202 N. College Ave
Time: 8 am- 9 pm
Sidewalk sale consisting of thousands of $2 vinyls and $1 CDs.
Free grab bags full of special music loving goodies. Oh yeah, they’re free!
Upland Brewery’s specially formulated RSD IPA: Vinyl Tap!
Plenty of RSD special releases!
Live music right behind the store!! Hosted by DMA and Abby Golddust.
NOON Sedcairn Archives
1PM Sirius Blvck
2PM The Icks
3PM Margot & The Nuclear So and So’s
4PM Sleeping Bag
5PM We Are Hex
Here’s a peep from last year’s Luna festivities. It’s Ancient Slang:
Indy CD & Vinyl:
806 Broad Ripple Ave
Special RSD releases including, but not limited to: oodles of new material and an expansive selection of vinyl supplies.
The fabulous folks at Sun King Brewery, 92.3, Musical Family Tree, and DO317.com have sponsored an outdoor music tent. This ain’t just any old tent, though, it’s staffed by The Rock Lobster crew who’ll be pouring up drinks for those 21+.
Indoor and outdoor performances by some of Naptown’s finest including:
10am David Peck
11am DJ Helicon
Noon DJ Lockstar
1pm: Duchess -B2B- Boketto
2pm Cool Hand Lex
3pm DJ MetroGnome
4pm-8pm Deckademics DJ School students and instructors
Noon Raw McCartney
1pm The Bonesetters
2pm Greg Mullen & MaryAnn
3pm No Coast
4pm White Moms
5pm Jay Brookinz hosts a producer’s showcase
6:30pm Sirius Black
1051 E 54th St
First RSD celebration since 2012! Yay!
Sponsored by Gloryhole Records.
Live music commencing at Music noon (not in chronological order):
Ancient Slang (see previous video)
Three Man Band
People of Indianapolis, as you can tell, there is a helluva a lot of stuff going on in honor of Record Store Day. Show your favorite independent record shop some love and come out to support this admirable cause! Let the countdown begin!