Vinyl lovers unite: it's almost Record Store Day again. Tomorrow morning, as early as 7 a.m., independent record stores will open their doors, offering exclusive releases and, in most cases, a day full of live music performances too. Here's a quick round-up of some of the more notable RSD celebrations in the area.
Doc's Records and Vintage (open at 10 a.m.): From noon to 6 p.m., this Fort Worth store will have live performances from Sealion, Doom Ghost and Vorvon, among others. For set times and a peek at some of the titles the store will carry for RSD, visit the store's Facebook page.
Good Records (open at 7 a.m.): This Dallas institution celebrates its 13th birthday, and will play host to several area acts, including the Relatives, Blackstone Rangers, Datahowler and many more. For a full schedule and more information, visit Good Records' website.
CD Source (open at 7 a.m.): The Upper Greenville store says it will have more than 300 RSD-specific releases, and like other retailers, will have live music all day, starting at 9 a.m. Performers include Nicholas Altobelli, Dead Flowers and -topic. For a full schedule and more information, visit CD Source's Facebook page.
Forever Young Records (open at 8 a.m.): While this Grand Prairie store doesn't have any live music planned, the 11,000-square foot space will have many of the RSD exclusive releases available for purchase (check out their Facebook page, where the staff is previewing what LPs they'll have on hand tomorrow).
Mad World Records (open at 10 a.m.): Located just off the square in Denton, Mad World Records will offer a selection of RSD releases, and the store will have live music starting at 5 p.m. Scheduled performers include Spooky Folk and Pinebox Serenade. For complete info, check out the store's Facebook page.
For complete listings for all participating DFW record stores, visit the Record Store Day website.