Utah Record Store Day Event Listing

April 16 marks the fourth annual Record Store Day—a day when independent record stores come together to celebrate good music with exclusive releases from artists and live performances. To help you plan your record store day festivities, SLUG Magazine has organized an itinerary for every independent store in our area. To see a full list of exclusive releases visit recordstoreday.com.
Happy record shopping!

Graywhale CD Exchange
Seven locations throughout the Wasatch Front
Opens 8 a.m. for Killerwhale members,
8:30 a.m. for all other customers

All seven of Graywhale’s locations will open at 8 a.m. for Killerwhale members and 8:30 a.m. for all other customers. Some key releases will include Gorillaz, Foo Fighters, Flying Lotus, Bob Dylan and Flaming Lips.  Live local music showcases will take  place at four of Graywhale’s seven locations. KRCL 90.9FM hosts a showcase at the University store featuring The Octet. The Blaze hosts a showcase at the Taylorsville store, featuring Hour 13, Split Lid and more TBA. The Orem location will host a Utah County band showcase featuring Desert Noises, Moth & The Flame, Glowing Heads, Just a Face and In Dreaming. And finally, SLUG Magazine will host it’s fourth annual metal showcase at the Ogden Graywhale, featuring local music from Old Timer, Reviver, Beyond This Flesh, Loom and Breaux.

Groovacious Records
173 N. 100 W.
Cedar City, UT
Opens at 11 a.m.

Groovacious will have RSD exclusives available. Call store for details.

The Heavy Metal Shop
63 Exchange Place
Opens at 11 a.m.

The Heavy Metal Shop will be opening an hour earlier than usual at 11 a.m. and be head banging their way through Record Store Day with exclusive LP’s from Hank III and a long list of vinyl releases from bands that include The Velvet Underground, Bad Brains and Ozzy Osbourne.

Music to the Maxx
3090 N. Fairfield Rd.
Layton, UT
Opens at 10 a.m.

Music to the Maxx will have RSD exclusives available. Call store for details.

Randy’s Records
157 E. 900 S.
Opens at 9:30 a.m.

Randy’s will open early at 9:30 a.m. and have over 50 exclusive Record Store Day releases on hand. In addition to this, select albums by artists like Pink Floyd, Radiohead and Beastie Boys will be on sale for $19.95. All used vinyl will be 10% off.  Giveaways to the first ten customers in line and three lucky raffle winners will score in store credit in incriments of $50, $20 and $10.

Raunch Records
1119 E. 900 S.
Opens at 11 a.m.

Raunch Records will have RSD exclusives available. Call store for details.

Slowtrain Music
221 E Broadway
Opens at 10 a.m.

Slowtrain is pulling out all stops for its Record Store Day celebration. Plan on heading down early (they open at 10 a.m. on Saturday) to nab some exclusive releases from My Morning Jacket, The Kills, New Pornographers and many, many more. Get down and dirty in Slowtrain’s Subterranean Lounge hosted by the Salt Lake Film Festival, where Bohemian Brewery will be serving up cold beer to complement the good music. In the spirit of local support, Slowtrain is also hosting five Craft Lake City artist vendor booths in their backyard. Pick up handmade wares and artwork from Velo City Bags, Reclaimed Wreckage, Copper Palate Press, Steve Jarman and Kat Martin. In addition to the vendor booths there will be tasty food from Breathe Utah. Local bands, Birthquake, Plastic Furs, Desert Noises, American Shakes and many others will provide live music throughout the day. Finish up your RSD weekend at Slowtrain with a delicious potluck brunch and another fix of local music on Sunday.

Uprok Records
342 S. State St.
Opens at 11 a.m.

Live local music throughout the day from Daniel Day Trio, Sam Eye Am, Dusk One, Mark Dago & DJ Shanty, Abacus 81 & DJ Goobers, Native Son, Youth in Eyes and more TBA.