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Bandcamp to open physical record shop

By | Published on Monday 21 January 2019


Direct-to-fan platform Bandcamp has announced plans to open a physical record store in the US next month.

The shop in Oakland, California will stock various releases that “showcase the diversity and design of the more than five million albums available on Bandcamp”. It will also host live performances to be filmed for an upcoming video series.

“We’re THRILLED to join the thriving Oakland arts community that includes artists and labels like The Seshen, Jay Stone, n5MD and Slumberland Records, and our new neighbours the Fox Theater, The New Parish, The Paramount Theatre and Starline Social Club, to name a few”, says the company while confirming the new physical shop venture.

It goes on: “We’re also partnering with amazing local organisations like Oakland School For The Arts, Bay Area Girls Rock Camp and Transgender Law Center to throw music-focused community events”.

The shop will officially open its doors at 7pm on 1 Feb.