You might say we're blessed around here with great independent music stores, all run by people dedicated to preserving great sounds and introducing us to new ones.
And every once in a while, shoppers descend on those stores for a singular event like , or its little brother
On Saturday, it happens again. Five local music stores will host the Collectors Crawl, which offers sales and specials for music-loving shoppers. Here's a look at the deals:
, 239 Harrison St. in Oak Park
Ten percent off all new stuff; 20 percent off all used stuff
The Old School Records, 7446 W. Madison in Forest Park
Ten percent off used merchandise; 20 percent off all budget items
Cyklopx Records, 7511 W. Madison St. in Forest Park
Discounts on new and used vinyl; Free sausage tastings courtesy of Big Guys Sausage
, 179 S. Oak Park Ave. in Oak Park
Ten percent off all vinyl; 20 percent off everything else
, 905 S. Oak Park Ave. in Oak Park
Couldn't reach the store. Anyone know the deal?
We'll be out there scouring for some of great new (or old) tunes. What do you recommend?