We have two BIG shows this weekend. They are both early shows so it will give you plenty of time to scamper over to any of the other amazing shows happening this weekend! Saturday Dec 13th at 6PM Friends on Friends play Live in Store. Featuring Philip Shaw Bova, Matt Ouimet and Steve Boudreau playing instrumental versions of the Beach Boys albums ~ Friends and Pet Sounds. Can’t wait for this show, come early and have an Espresso.
The Second Show is Sunday night at 5PM when The Chocolate Hot Pockets featuring Ed Lister – Trumpet & Keys, Alex Moxon – Guitar – JP Lapensee – Bass Jamie Holmes – Drums play their Neo-soul / Hip Hop / Fusion Live in Store! They are playing all new Material so come on out for this early Sunday eve show!
Heads Up! Friday the 28th is Black Friday RSD and we have ordered most of the releases! We open at 10AM and have a weekend Sale planned with 15-20% off everything in the store, this includes RSD vinyl!, Two bands playing and our very first Movie Night on Saturday the 29th.
The first band is our friends Organ Eyes playing in store at 8pm Friday. Hoping to tape them to Reel to Reel! We are really looking forward to their “grungey psych-pop swirl” so hope you can make it!
Our DJ for the day is DJ Greg Reain, as usual we’ll have cookies and Espresso on the house!
Saturday our Sale continues, 15-20% off everything in the store, our friends Snowday stop by the store late afternoon for a quick in store performance before their evening show at Mugshots!
Then at 7pm our Very First Movie Night! Screening “It Might Get Loud” Limited to 50 seats, Free, Free, Free!! Popcorn and Pop too!<
More Details coming soon!
Friday the 5th of September we open our new store at 1099 Wellington St W!
Very excited about this new location in a beautifully renovated/decorated building right
next door to our old spot. The old store (at 1097 Wellington) will remain open as the The Record Centre’s Value Vinyl and will be a clearance centre for cheaper records, Books, Magazines…anything music related and is at my warehouse. This spot will also continue to sell CD’s and Blu-Rays.
Our Grand Opening Party starts at 6pm this Friday (5th Sept.) and will feature two great local bands, The SPLIT (6:30) and HILOTRONS at 8pm, Door Prizes. Cookies, Espressos and Snacks!
Hope to see you there!
We are Closed Canada Day! Open at 10AM Weds.
Have fun tomorrow, hopefully you have the day off.
We’ll be heading up to Wakefield for the day, looking forward to a day off after a busy week and several late nights at the Jazz Fest!
I’ts Official! We are Moving to 1099 Wellington St W…
NEXT DOOR! We are taking over Character Hair Design.
It’s a beautifully renovated spot with 20′ Vintage Tin ceilings, hardwood floors…Bigger…Brighter…Better Acoustics.
Our Grand Opening Date will be August 2014.
More news in the coming weeks but for now it’s Business As Usual at 1097 Wellington St W…Lots of New and Used Vinyl hitting the bins this week.
Very Excited about Record Store Day Events…
First There is the Vinyl, We have 11 Bins full of Special RSD Vinyl.
Our fill rate was Excellent and we have one of the largest selections in town this year!
The Hilotrons are Playing Live in the Store at 4PM, Their new LP is being played live for the first time and Philip Shaw Bova is helping us record it Live to Tape! DJ Zattar (Timekode) is spinning tunes all afternoon.
Our Main Prize Giveaway is a $500 Vintage Turntable Package. Also lots of Swag to hand out…From Hintonburger of course! and SuzieQ donuts…Our new Canvas Record Bags are being given out to the first 100 shoppers… Our main draw is held at 6PM and you dont have to be present, we will call the winner! Here are a few photos we shot this week….
Remember that RSD is a good time to go out and support your favorite Indie Record Store!!
Thanks to Sarah Pakuts…Our Resident Artist..for creating our latest Store Window Signage…In Chalk and Pastel!
Hope you get to spend time with your Loved Ones on Family Day!