RSD

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Record Store Day Black Friday returns November 24, 2017! Once again we take a day to celebrate independent record stores and our favorite physical music format! Plus food, live music, sales, giveaways, and as always the exclusive, super limited-edition releases.

Not sure what Record Store Day is? Here's info straight from #RSDBF: 

"We work year-round to shine a light on the independent businesses in your local community that sell you records and other things that make you happy, make you smile, make you sing, bring you comfort, bring people together. And all those things you find at a record store make great gifts so being part of that holiday shopping season, and the biggest shopping day of the year makes sense to us. So we work with labels, artists, managers and distribution companies who feel the same, and put together a list of titles for that season that are available at participating record stores. They come out on Black Friday (11/24) but may be available at record stores throughout the rest of the year, because record stores are the best place to go when you're filling out or filling in a Holiday Wish List. Record stores sell nothing but great gifts.." Read the whole thing here! 

See the list of special releases you can find at record stores on Black Friday here or download the list in a handy PDF Wishlist FormRSVP on Facebook for the latest details, or here's some of what you can expect:

Record Store Day line at darkside records- We open at 10am! Previous years have seen a line- so plan ahead, but we now have a dedicated parking lot with room for all. RSD is first come first serve, and we will post our menu of everything we will have in stock the night before (See the complete rules below).

- Hear live music- last year's lineup included 
Mike Hamel, American Film History (aka Frank McGinnis), Cold Hands, a Hudson Valley Homegrown showcase featuring Logan Callahan and Frances Dean, an O Positive Festival Poughkeepsie showcase, and DJ sets from DJ Perly and Sleptembers!!

- There will be food onsite- Last year featured amazing eats and gourmet Fried Chicken and Waffles from G$, Ice Cream from Ben & Jerrys, and Chocolates from Bittersweet Candy Co.  

- We had a beer sampling from North River Hops and Brewing at 4pm where you can get an early taste of the exclusive craft brews they'll be bringing to TAP New York Craft Beer & Food Festival! 

- There will be fun- meet the folks from 92.7 & 96.9 WRRV and 91.3 WVKR, take a photo with cosplayers from the Hudson Valley Comic Con, and more!

We also post our RSD Leftovers list on the site the day after record store day, with all the exclusive titles we still have in stock. And yes, at this point we are happy to hold and ship! It's a great day for us and we hope to continue to offer a great day of specials and sales! See all the RSD rules below.

If you aren't on our email list, get on it- we'll be sending out exclusives, updates, and freebies. and RSVP on facebook!