Second Annual Record Store Crawl revealed

Audiophiles, record enthusiasts, and music lovers are invited to join the second annual series of official Record Store Crawls, taking place in various U.S. cities throughout the next few months. The first of this year’s Record Store Crawls takes place in New York City on Record Store Day, April 22nd, while the remainder of the cities’ Crawls will take place from June through August.

Participants will be escorted by bus to some of each city’s best record stores, with performances from various artists along the way. Tickets range from $34.95 to $59.95, and can be purchased at

Record Store Crawl participants will enjoy:

  • A seat on the Record Store Crawl bus
  • A one-of-a-kind performances
  • Food and drinks
  • A gift bag including a mystery vinyl LP and other limited edition gifts including David Bowie and Metallica slipmats
  • Discounts at participating records stores
  • Various other giveaways

Bands confirmed to perform at select Record Store Crawl dates include Savoire Adore (Nettwerk Records); Craig Brown Band (Third Man Records); Four By Fate (The End Records); The Sweeplings (Nettwerk Records), Angelica Garcia (Warner Bros. Records), Ryan Kinder (Warner Music Nashville), Steff and the Articles (independent), and more to be announced. Record Store Crawl is proudly presented in partnership with Pabst Blue Ribbon.

Record Store Crawl Schedule:

4/22 – New York, NY
6/10 – Minneapolis, MN
6/17 – Phoenix, AZ
6/24 – Chicago, IL
6/24 – Rochester, NY
7/8 – Seattle, WA
7/22 – Los Angeles, CA
7/29 – Birmingham, AL
7/29 – Washington, DC
8/6 – Austin, TX
8/12 – Portland, OR
8/26 – Nashville, TN

Third Man Records, Amoeba Records, High Fidelity, Grimey’s, Domino Records, Smash Records, Rough Trade and many more record stores are participating.


Buddy Iahn
Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites. Email: