Celebrate Record Store Day on Saturday

, Staff

The fourth annual Record Store Day will take place this Saturday, April 16. A celebration of the art of music, Record Store Day is celebrated by independent record stores across the globe. Massachusetts has a strong showing of stores participating in the celebration once again this year,  which will give fans the opportunity to purchase special releases, limited editions and  other promotions.

Many artists have joined in on the spirit of the event this year, most notably Foo Fighters who will be releasing a covers album, Medium Rare. Other major artists with to join the celebration with a variety of releases (mostly limited vinyl editions)  include Radiohead, Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Gorillaz, The Flaming Lips, The White Stripes, Green Day, Built To Spill, Daft Punk, My Chemical Romance, Phish and many more.

A complete list of Massachusetts-based stores participating in Saturday’s Record Store Day is available below. For more information on the event, go here.

Massachusetts stores participating in Record Store Day:

Newbury Comics:; multiple locations in MA
Nuggets: Boston , MA
Armageddon Shop: Cambridge, MA
Weirdo Records: Cambridge, MA
Platterpus Records: Easthampton, MA
Tune Street: Great Barrington, MA
John Doe, Jr.: Greenfield, MA
Welfare Records: Haverhill, MA
Spinnaker Records: Hyannis, MA
Rhythm and Muse: Jamaica Plain, MA
Aboveground Records: Martha’s Vineyard, MA
Music DNA: Methuen, MA
Listen Up Music: Natick, MA
Turn It Up!: Northampton, MA
Booksmith/Musicsmith: Orleans, MA
Skippy White’s: Roxbury, MA
The Time Capsule: Seekonk, MA
Sunset Records: Somerset, MA
Record Connection: Waterville, MA
Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store: Winnipeg, MA

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