Preview: A guide to Record Store Day around Columbus

Chris DeVille, Columbus Alive

Some independent record shops - Magnolia Thunderpussy and Records Per Minute among them - are counting on hundreds of limited edition releases to get people in the door Saturday for Record Store Day. Others have planned giveaways, concerts and snacks. All of them will be buzzing.

Ace In the Hole

Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Refreshments: Probably

Entertainment: Ticket giveaways for PromoWest concerts

Dreadful Sounds

Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sales: 15 percent off "wall" records; 25 percent off regular used vinyl, tapes and CDs; 35 percent off T-shirts

Refreshments: Yes

Entertainment: Dead Girlfriends, Pretty Pretty, Dirty Mouth, Gamma World


Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sales: Starting Friday, 25 percent off all used vinyl

Giveaways: Local products and gift certificates, local LPs, Nix Comics

Entertainment: David Murphy and Raymond Schwab DJ sets

Lost Weekend

Hours: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Sales: Friday-Monday 33 percent off used LPs, 45 percent off used 45s

Refreshments: Free Jeni's for the first 50 people in line

Giveaways: Raffle for prizes including weekend passes to Nelsonville Music Festival, tickets PromoWest shows, signed records by Steve Earle and Hot Tuna, Connections test pressing

Entertainment: Winter Makes Sailors busking set

Magnolia Thunderpussy

Hours: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Records Per Minute

Hours: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sales: $2 used LPs as usual, select new titles on sale


Hours: 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Sales: 20 percent off used vinyl

Giveaways: Grab bags for first 60 paying customers, Passion Pit and The xx/Grizzly Bear tickets

Used Kids

Hours: Noon-11 p.m.

Sales: 20 percent off all used LPs and CDs

Refreshments: Pizza and beer

Giveaways: Yes

Bands: Farnsworth, Savory Chickens, Nom Tchotchkes, Quiet Pepsi, Ryan Jewell, Lieutenant Dance, Sex Tide, Gamma World, Estee Louder, Obnox, Hexers, weird games

Vinyl Frontier

Hours: 9 a.m.-Midnight

Sales: Buy three used, get one free

Refreshments: Free Brioso coffee until noon

Music: The Rubicons, Year of the Buffalo, Jetpack Bandits, Profes and more