MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Saturday is Record Store Day all across the country and in the Twin Cities.
For the 8th year, stores are celebrating with live music, giveaways, limited vinyl releases and food.READ MORE: No Injuries In Plane Crash Near Faribault Airport
Bob Fuchs, a manager at the Electric Fetus record store in Minneapolis, says the demand for vintage formats continues to amp up every year, and record store day is a great way to celebrate.READ MORE: 'Without It, The City Wouldn't Exist': Community Committed To Improving Water Quality In Madison Lake
“The local community here is pretty rich, musically,” Fuchs said. “This is a strong town musically and otherwise, so it kind of brings all those elements together. The record store has become the epicenter of the music community.”MORE NEWS: What Will Kids Be Able To Do This Summer Without Getting Vaccinated?
Fuchs also says the record store business is doing very well in the Twin Cities — at least 5 new stores have opened in the last couple years.