Since launching last year, our sister site Do617 has been crushing it in providing compass on what to do around Boston, shining a light on nightlife while hosting local music shows and other cool events around town. Much of the focus has been on what to do at night, but now they’re flipping the script, setting the alarm clock before noon, and hosting their first-annual Pop-Up Record Shop.
The all-ages, DIY record faire goes down Saturday, April 18 at Brighton Music Hall, is free with your RSVP, and features a wide array of vinyl vendors and labels from across New England. It’s sponsored by PBR, in case you want to shake off that Friday night hangover with some 10 a.m. brews.
Here’s official word from the Do Cru:
We’re opening the doors to one of Allston’s best live music clubs on a Saturday afternoon, and inviting independent record labels, record stores, and vinyl distributors from around New England to bring their wares to sell directly to YOU, the customer! PBR will be on hand to slate the thirst of any vinyl hounds of legal drinking age, and vinyl DJ sets by local producer collective Lifted Contingency and friends. It’s FREE with your RSVP right here, and doors open at 10 a.m., so come early, hang out, and get your hands on some great vinyl that you don’t have to order online (silly internet!)!
Current vendors include Antique Records, Bob Records, Cultures of Soul, Disposable America, Eye Design Records, Kids Like You And Me, Midnight Werewolf, Prescribed Vinyl, Run For Cover Records, Too Far Gone Records, U-Turn Audio, Vinyl Destination, Zakim Recordings, and of course, our very own Vanya Records. We’ll have a table featuring the titles we released from 2011 to 2013, including singles, LPs, and EPs from Bearstronaut, the New Highway Hymnal, Andre Obin, and Confessions.
To reserve a table and get in on the selling spree, email Do617 content manager Adam Parshall at firstname.lastname@example.org. Flyer below by the always-fantastic Daykamp Creative…