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Monday, May 4, 2020

Record Store Day postponed to three separate dates, with the first in late August

Posted By on Mon, May 4, 2020 at 12:19 PM

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Bowing to the inevitable, Record Store Day 2020 as one big, mass gathering of vinyl junkies packed into record stores all around the country is not happening. However, you can still support your favorite mom-and-pop record emporiums and the bands offering RSD-exclusive releases, just in a socially distanced kinda way, as there will now be a trio of drop dates for RSD loot at participating record stores later this year.

Record Store Day Drops of quantities of select exclusives will happen in phases on Aug. 29, Sept. 26 and Oct. 24. The list of which exclusive releases will be available on which dates will be released on June 1 on the RSD website, and as you can imagine, the list of participating stores will be a work in progress between now and August. As of this writing, for the first time, record stores will be allowed to do day-of online sales of exclusives as well as in-person purchases. Obviously there will be a lot of planning yet to be done to ensure potential customers' safety.

We'd suggest following this Record Store Day Drops event page for updates, as well as the Record Store Day Facebook page.

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