April's First Friday events included the opening of Beaute Box and re-opening of Spice Paradise, A Kentucky-Derby themed fashion show put on by BRIM and Clash, and a 35th anniversary party for Omega Music. Yellow Cab Tavern hosted its annual Crafty Con featuring over 30 artisans, while the Dayton Visual Arts Center previewed its annual Art Auction. Another local artist, photographer Laura James, held an opening reception for her space at Crane Studios Market. PHOTO / TOM GILLIAM PHOTOGRAPHY
Photo: Tom Gilliam
Photo: Tom Gilliam

How to celebrate National Record Store Day in Dayton

There’s nothing quite like jamming to some vinyl.

Saturday, April 13 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.

April's First Friday events included the opening of Beaute Box and re-opening of Spice Paradise, A Kentucky-Derby themed fashion show put on by BRIM and Clash, and a 35th anniversary party for Omega Music. Yellow Cab Tavern hosted its annual Crafty Con featuring over 30 artisans, while the Dayton Visual Arts Center previewed its annual Art Auction. Another local artist, photographer Laura James, held an opening reception for her space at Crane Studios Market. PHOTO / TOM GILLIAM PHOTOGRAPHY
Photo: Tom Gilliam

OMEGA MUSIC

Omega Music will have limited-edition vinyl releases for sale, live music plus a special Warped Wing beer tasting. 

>> Omega Music is celebrating Record Store Day with limited-edition releases, beer tastings and huge prizes

The special Warped Wing tasting is the brand new Brainiac Pale Ale that’s simultaneously being released the very same day at the brewery. “We’ll have 6pk cans of Brainac for sale in the morning (while supplies last!) and we’l also be holding a beer tasting in the store at 5 p.m. Proceeds from the beer sales to benefit our friends at Five Rivers Youth Rugby Foundation,” according to the Omega events page

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Shoppers can stop by Warped Wing after purchasing new records to play them on a turntable in the Taproom.

WANT TO GO?

WHAT: Record Store Day 2019 at Omega Music 

WHEN: 8 a.m.- 10 p.m. Saturday, April 13

WHERE: Omega Music, 318 E. 5th St., Dayton

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

TOXIC BEAUTY RECORDS

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

There will be limited-edition releases including Greta Van Fleet, Cheech & Chong, Pearl Jam, Rolling Stones and more, concert ticket giveaways, a scavenger hunt and more. See Toxic Beauty’s Facebook page for more specifics on some of the albums up for grabs.

Want to go?

WHERE: 220 Xenia Ave., Yellow Springs

WHEN: Saturday, April 13 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

SKELETON DUST RECORDS

The store will be stocked with new and used titles of all kinds and there will be special releases, giveaways, food from La Pampa mobile and Billie Gold bubble tea truck. There also will be free pour-over coffee from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Wandering Dog Bean Juice & Micro Roastery. DJs will be spinning records all day long to add to the festivities.

Want to go?

WHERE: 133 E. 3rd St., Dayton

WHEN: Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

INFO: WebsiteFacebook

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