RECORD STORE DAY 2020!
Songbyrd and Record Store Day Present
Upstairs, All Ages
DOORS: 8:00 AM // SHOW: 8:00 AM
June 20, 2020
Record Store Day
Stay tuned here for details and happenings at #RSD2020 including announcements on all the special RSD titles we'll be carrying and live in-store performances!
Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. The first Record Store Day took place on April 19, 2008. Today there are Record Store Day participating stores on every continent except Antarctica.
This is a day for the people who make up the world of the record store—the staff, the customers, and the artists—to come together and celebrate
the unique culture of a record store and the special role these independently owned stores play in their communities. Special vinyl and CD releases
and various promotional products are made exclusively for the day. Festivities include performances, cook-outs, body painting, meet & greets with
artists, parades, DJs spinning records, and on and on. In 2008 a small list of titles was released on Record Store Day and that list has grown to include
artists and labels both large and small, in every genre and price point. For several years, 60% or more of the Record Store Day Official Release List
came from independent labels and distributors. The list continues to include a wide range of artists, covering the diverse taste of record stores and