Record Store Crawl returns to US, adds first-ever European dates

Limited-Edition Record Store Crawl Vinyl Hits Shelves During Crawls – featuring Alice Cooper, The Notorious B.I.G., and Royal Blood

Audiophiles, record enthusiasts, and music lovers are invited to join Warner Music Group’s third annual series of official Record Store Crawls, happening over the next few months in various cities in the U.S. and – for the very first time – Europe. The first of this year’s Crawls will take place in both New York City and Berlin on Record Store Day, April 21st, while the remainder of the Crawls will take place from May through October.

This year, Record Store Crawl will release exclusive vinyl to coincide with the Crawls. Attendees will be among the first to have access to the limited-edition releases, which will hit shelves at indie retailers across the U.S. during each Crawl. Titles include works by Alice Cooper, The Notorious B.I.G., Royal Blood, Dio, INXS, SYML, and more.

Participants will be escorted by bus to some of each city’s best record stores, with performances from various artists along the way. Tickets can be purchased at

Record Store Crawl participants will enjoy:

• A seat on the Record Store Crawl bus
• An exclusive live performance
• Food and beverages
• A gift bag including a mystery vinyl LP and other limited-edition gifts
• Access to Record Store Crawl exclusive vinyl titles
• Discounts at participating records stores
• Various other giveaways

Artists confirmed to perform at select Record Store Crawl dates include: Lionize (The End Records), Eddie Berman (Nettwerk Records), SISTERS (Nettwerk Records), Walker County (Warner Music Nashville), Jesper Munk (Warner Music Germany), ASH (Infectious Music/BMG), Keelan Donovan (Big Yellow Dog Music), Keelan Donovan (Warner Music Nashville), Old Sea Brigade (Nettwerk Records), and more to be announced. Record Store Crawl is proudly presented in partnership with Deep Eddy Vodka.

Record Store Crawl Dates:

4/21 – New York, NY
4/21 – Berlin, Germany
5/19 – Birmingham, AL
6/23 – Orlando, FL
6/23 – Rochester, NY
6/30 – Seattle, WA
7/21 – Los Angeles, CA
7/28 – Washington, DC
8/4 – Nashville, TN
8/5 – Austin, TX
8/11 – Portland, OR
9/15 – Columbus, OH
10/6 – Phoenix, AZ
10/20 – Chicago, IL

London date to be announced later this year.

The full Record Store Crawl itinerary will be revealed the week of each crawl.

Record Store Crawl partners include: Deep Eddy Vodka; Academy Records; Amoeba Music; Antone’s Records; Austin Chronicle; Baby’s All Right; Bar of the Gods; Barely Bros Records; Birmingham Mountain Radio; Bop Shop Records; Breakaway Records; Carrigan’s Pub; Charlemagne Records; Cosmic Vinyl; D’Angelico Guitars; Dave’s Records; Do512; DoLA; doNYC; Double Nickels; Down In The Valley; Dusty Groove; East Street Records; East West Records; Electric Fetus; Elizabeth’s Records; End of an Ear; Everyday Music; Flipbin; Fond Object; Freeform Portland; Grimey’s New & Preloved Music; Halcyon; Hi-Fidelity; HiFi Records; House of Guitars; Jackpot Records; Joint Custody; KEXP; KINK; Laurie’s Planet of Sound; Lazy Moon Pizza; Light In The Attic; Lost Weekend Records; Lucy’s Fried Chicken; Magnolia Thunderpussy; Mill City Sound; Mom’s Basement; Music Millenium; Needledrop Records; New Times; Park Ave CD’s; Permanent Records; PRP; Reckless Records; Record Archive; Record High; Record Parlour; Reg’s Coffeehouse; Renaissance Records; Roadrunner Records; Rock N Roll Heaven; Rough Trade; RPM Records; Seasick Records; Shuga; Silver Platters; Smash Records; Som Records; Songbyrd Music House; Spoonful Records; Stinkweeds; Swillburger Playhouse; Tender Loving Empire; Texas Music Office; The Current; The Groove; The Matador; The Runaway; The Vinyl District; Think Indie; Third Man Records; Tortugas Pizza; Two Boots Pizza; U-Turn Audio; Uptown VWF; Used Kids Records; Vinyl Tap; W Washington DC; Waterloo; WXNA; Yucca Taproom; Zia Records; Zion’s Gate

Buddy Iahn
Buddy Iahn

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