Record Store Day 2020 is going to run over three new dates

If this had been a normal year, Record Store Day would have come and gone. But like so many other things, it was postponed to the coronavirus. Organizers have tentatively rescheduled things for three days later this year: August 29, September 26, and October 24.

On each of those days, record stores will get a new shipment of exclusive RSD releases. The idea is to make up for lost revenues suffered by record stores since everyone went into lockdown.

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RECORD STORE DAY IS SOCIAL DISTANCING! 😀 2020 is different. So what we're doing this year is going to be different too. No one knows what kind of party we'll all be in the mood for, or able to hold safely, at any time this year, in any part of the world. So we're focusing this year not on the party aspect of Record Store Day, but on getting the great releases on the RSD 2020 List into your local record store, and then into your collection. RSD DROPS! Three street dates when titles from The List will be available only at participating indie record stores. We're working on getting the new version of The List — with new RSD Drops dates — all nice and pretty for you. Look for that on the Record Store Day site on June 1. #RSDDrops #RSD2020 #RSD20 #recordstoreday #ShopIndie ##socialdistancing #2020iswack #recordstores #recordstoresarecool #loverecordstores

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This means a new list of exclusive releases. Expect that to appear June 1.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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