Record Store Day: A roundup of local Record Store Day retailers

Andy Downing, Columbus Alive

Record Store Day, a vinyl-fetishist holiday designed to celebrate local music retailers, takes place on Saturday, April 18. Here's a quick roundup of the area music shops offering everything from expanded hours to special one-day sales. Take note, and best of luck beating the online auctioneers to the prime, limited-edition pressings.

Ace in the Hole Music Exchange

1153 Kenny Centre Mall, Upper Arlington

614-457-5666

aceintheholemusic.com

Offering: A selection of Record Store Day-exclusive titles; drawings for concert tickets.

Broken Records and Beehives

1517 Hess St. #100., Grandview

614-564-9411

facebook.com/brokenrecordsandbeehives

Offering: A selection of Record Store Day-exclusive titles; sales on select vinyl LPs; in-store performances; an outdoor arts tent; refreshments.

Elizabeth's Records

3037 Indianola Ave., Clintonville

614-569-6009

elizabethsrecords.webs.com

Offering: 25 percent off used titles; 15 percent off new titles; in-store performances starting at 4 p.m.

Lost Weekend Records

2960 N. High St., Clintonville

614-268-8423

lostweekendrecords.com

Offering: A selection of Record Store Day-exclusive titles; 33 percent off used LPs; 45 percent off used 45s; $0.78 78s; 10 percent off new merchandise (RSD titles excluded); 20 percent off used titles; raffles for test pressings and concert tickets (grand prize: weekend passes for the Nelsonville Music Festival); food trucks beginning at 6 a.m.; free swag bags for the first 65 customers.

Magnolia Thunderpussy

1155 N. High St., Short North

614-421-1512

thunderpussy.com

Offering: A selection of Record Store Day-exclusive titles; in-store giveaways (T-shirts, posters, etc.)

Records Per Minute

2579 N. High St., Old North

facebook.com/recordsperminute

Offering: A selection of Record Store Day-exclusive titles.

Roots Records

1357 N. High St., Short North

614-294-7611

rootsrecords.com

Offering: A selection of Record Store Day-exclusive titles; guest DJs in-store; refreshments; sales on CDs, T-shirts, etc.

Spoonful Records

116 E. Long St., Downtown

614-586-1918

spoonfulrecords.blogspot.com

Offering: A selection of Record Store Day-exclusive titles; 20 percent off used vinyl; in-store raffles; food trucks; free swag bags for the first 100-150 customers.

Strange Loop Records

1421 W. Third Ave., Grandview

614-230-2386

strangeloopvinyl.com

Offering: A selection of Record Store Day-exclusive titles; 20 percent off all new and used vinyl (RSD titles excluded).

Used Kids Records

1980 N. High St., Campus

614-421-9455

usedkidsrecords.com

Offering: A selection of Record Store Day-exclusive titles; in-store performances beginning at 11 a.m.; refreshments; sales on used merchandise.