Record Store Day in St. Louis: What's Going on at Vintage Vinyl, Apop Records and Euclid Records?


[Update, April 14, 3 p.m.: Now updated with info on what's going on at Slackers!]

On Saturday, April 17, record stores around the country are celebrating Record Store Day -- a time to unplug from iTunes, eMusic and Amazon MP3 (or torrent sites) and purchase tunes in-person. As enticement, Record Store Day features a slew of limited-edition/exclusive releases -- a comprehensive list can be found here -- that are available on April 17. Three record stores in town are participating in RSD. Besides selling these exclusives listed above, they've assembled sweet events during the day and at night. In alphabetical order:

Apop Records (2831 Cherokee Street) (Facebook event page) *Free beer thanks to New Belgium *BBQ (veggie included) *A photobooth *Freezerburn Industries' Mr. Ben's RSD-only music zine, with a DVD of local Lepers TV footage *Between-band DJs Jeff Hess (KDHX's Wednesday Afternoon Delight) & Jeremy Kannappell (Ghost Ice) Performances! 1 p.m. Pretty Little Empire 1:45 p.m. SKR (SkakreKrau Radio) 2:30 p.m. Burn The Mute 3:15 p.m. .e 3:45 p.m. Bob Reuter 4:15 p.m. Egg Chef 4:45 p.m. Half Gay 5:30 p.m. Maximum Effort 6:15 p.m. Shaved Women 6:45 p.m. Strangulated Beatoffs 7:30 p.m. Glowdick

After-party, location TBA, featuring Fashion Dictator, Raglani, Soceress, Dino & Nic (Facebook event page)

Euclid Records (601 East Lockwood) *A store-wide sale, with 10 percent off "virtually everything in the store," they say *A sidewalk sale Performances! Noon: The Nevermores Luca Brasi 1 p.m.: 33 on the Needle 2 p.m. Adoring Heirs 3 p.m. Art Majors 4 p.m. Finn's Motel 5 p.m. Sleepy Kitty 6 p.m. Troubadour Dali 7 p.m. The Bottle Rockets Vintage Vinyl (6610 Delmar Boulevard) In addition to the limited-edition "Don't Quit Your Day Job!" employee compilation for sale, VV will have free PBR and Monster Energy Drink.

Guest DJs: 12 p.m. Kevin Johnson (Post-Dispatch) 1 p.m. Christian Schaeffer (Riverfront Times) 2 p.m. Donnie Fandango (KPNT) 3 p.m. DJ Coreyography 4 p.m. Tom "Papa" Ray (KDHX, Vintage Vinyl) 5 p.m. Sylvester The Cat (KDHX) 6 p.m. Eric Hall ( 7 p.m. Anacrusis (

Live music under the store's marquee:

12 p.m. Felili 1 p.m. Blondiegrunt (St. Louis) 2 p.m. Kentucky Knife Fight (Edwardsville, IL) 3 p.m. Hooten Hallers (Columbia, MO) 4 p.m. Nomo (Michigan poly-rhythmic, danceable goodness) 5 p.m. Beat Street (DJ Needles, DJ Alejan, DJ G-Wiz, Da Fly D-Ex) Slackers (various locations; check its website) *The stores will have live performances at the following stores:

St. Charles, Missouri 12 p.m. Serapis 1 p.m. Models Need Sleep 2 p.m. Ockum's Razor 3 p.m. Building Rome 4 p.m. Jailbox 5 p.m. Spelling Bee 7 p.m. Steve Ewing (of the Urge) 8 p.m. Aaron Mansfield

Glen Carbon, Illinois 5 p.m. Descending New Angels 6 p.m. The New Translation 7 p.m. Super Fun Yeah Yeah Rocketship

Columbia, Missouri 1 p.m. the Hanukkah Jones Band 5 p.m. Nonreturner 7 p.m. Steven Carrel & The Goldbugs 8 p.m. Warantula

Slackers also notes:

If you have a band and are interested in playing at our Glen Carbon or Columbia locations on Record Store Day, send an e-mail to!
In addition, the store will have RSD exclusives and deals:
* Buy 2 get 1 free on used CDs and vinyl (lowest priced item is free) * Music related T-shirts for 1/2 off regular prices * All Music Videos for 20% off regular prices