Your Guide to 2017 Record Store Day


Saturday, April 22nd is Record Store Day nationwide, encouraging people to come out and shop their local, independent record stores. Five record stores in Milwaukee are celebrating as well, with various promotions and live music in-store.

We think you should make a day out of it, and to boot, if you tag us in a picture of your Record Store Day finds on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or send us a Snapchat, you’ll be entered to win a prize package from Warner Music Group, as well as two Summerfest tickets! Here’s the schedule of promotions and events going down on Saturday:


Acme Records
2341 S. Kinnickinnic Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207

Live music schedule:
12:00: Slow Walker
1:00:  Fox Face
2:00:  Piles
3:00: The Ornerys
4:00: Red Stuff
5:00: Black Lake Ensemble
6:00: Milo
7:00: Book of Johns


Bullseye Records
1627 E. Irving Pl.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Receive one $1 tap of Lakefront or Dogfish Head at Comet Cafe with proof of purchase from Bullseye Records. You can also enter to win a new turntable, and they’ll have DJs from 11AM-4PM outside of Comet Cafe.


The Exclusive Company
1669 N. Farwell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202

You can receive 15% off all new CDs, LPs, DVDs and Blu-Rays, Excluding RSD 2017 Releases and sale items. 25% off all pre-owned CDs, LPs, DVDs and Blu-Rays (all weekend), and free goodie bag with purchase (while supplies last). You’ll also get double Exclusive Company rewards points on purchases made on 4/22/17. WMSE DJs will also be spinning throughout the day.


Off The Beaten Path
1936-38 N Farwell Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Off The Beaten Path is planning to move out of the East Side by June, so help them lighten their load, with 20% off LPs all day, and a $1 record bin sidewalk sale.


Rush Mor Records
2635 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53207

In addition to a great selection of records both inside and outside of the store, Rush Mor will have a meet and greet with the remaining members of punk legends the Dead Boys at 5:00.


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