Saturday, April 19th, 2014 by Music News Group
Posted in Music News
The seventh annual edition of Record Store Day is taking place Saturday and, in addition to the many cool limited-edition vinyl releases that will be available at independent music retailers, a bevy of artists will help celebrate the unofficial holiday by visiting select stores across North America.
Among the well-known musicians set to make special appearances are Hall & Oates singer John Oates, The Zombies, Paul Rodgers and R.E.M.‘s Mike Mills.
Oates, a newly inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, will be at Grimey’s New and Pre-Loved Music store in Nashville, where he’ll be among of bevy of artists who’ll perform for shoppers. The singer’s set is scheduled for 1:45 p.m. ET.
The Zombies will give an in-store performance of their own at Plan 9 Music in Charlottesville, Virginia, at 12:30 p.m. ET.
Rodgers will visit Sunrise Records in Toronto, Canada, where he’ll sign vinyl and CD copies of his latest album, The Royal Sessions. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET.
As for Mills, the former R.E.M. bass player will visit the Bull Moose music store in Scarborough, Maine, where he’ll sign up to two items for fans, including R.E.M.’s special four-LP Record Store Day release, Unplugged: The Complete 1991 and 2001 Sessions. The promotion will start at 2 p.m. ET.
A full list of in-store events can be viewed at RecordStoreDay.com.
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