How to celebrate National Record Store Day in Dayton

There’s nothing quite like jamming to some vinyl.

Saturday, April 21 is National Record Store Day, and there are a few places you have to check out if you’re into finding rarities or building your collection.

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Omega Music will have limited vinyl releases for sale plus a special Warped Wing beer tasting (at 4 p.m.) of a limited edition beer, brewed especially for Record Store Day 2018. It’s a 2XLP Double India Pale Ale (bottles will be for sale while supplies last). Proceeds from beer sales will go to Five Rivers Youth Rugby Foundation. In addition, bring a book donation for Project READ and receive the chance to spin the prize wheel. 

Enjoy: Free swag bags for early bird customers, beer tastings, prize wheel and live music. Shantz Express will arrive at 11 a.m. to serve up their Angus burgers, wings and ‘dogs to hungry record lovers.

Listen: Enzo plays at 4 p.m., followed by Farnsworth at 5 p.m., ROAD EYES at 6 p.m., Freakquency at 7 p.m., Lioness at 8 p.m. and SKRT at 9 p.m.

Want to go?

WHERE: 318 E. 5th St., Dayton

WHEN: Saturday, April 21 from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

INFO: Facebook

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Toxic Beauty Records in Yellow Springs will be open at 9 a.m. on April 18 to celebrate Record Store Day. Josh Castleberry / Contributed

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Celebrate record store day at Yellow Springs’ only independent record store.

Enjoy: There will be limited-edition releases, concert ticket giveaways and more. 

Want to go?

WHERE: 220 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs

WHEN: Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

INFO: Facebook

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Luke Tandy recently opened Skeleton Dust Records at 133 E. 3rd St., downtown Dayton. Tandy shared his ideal 'last meal' in Dayton with us. Contributed photo

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The store will be stocked with new and used titles of all kinds. According to their Facebook event page, Skeleton Dust looks forward to celebrating our love of music with other like-minded individuals. DJs will be spinning records all day long to add to the festivities.

Enjoy: There will be limited-edition releases, concert ticket giveaways and more. 

Want to go?

WHERE: 133 E. 3rd St., Dayton

WHEN: Saturday, April 21 from 12 to 8 p.m.

INFO: Facebook

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Caleb Colbert and Brian Brownlow are craft-beer enthusiasts who were frustrated about the lack of a craft-beer store in the region and opened BC's Bottle Lodge, a combination lounge and retail store that recently opened at 7121 Liberty Centre Drive, Liberty Twp. GREG LYNCH / STAFF (Greg Lynch)

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BC’S Bottle Lodge Liberty 

Celebrating Record Store Day with Dogfish Head all day. There will be records playing all day on a Dogfish Head Record Player, as well as giveaways. Bring in a record you'd like to play, and you’ll get a trade for a Dogfish Head Glass. With your first pour of a Dogfish beer, you'll get a Record Store Day poster and sticker. 

Want to go?

WHERE: 7121 Liberty Centre Drive, West Chester Township

WHEN: Saturday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.

INFO: Facebook

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