Vinyl records have been making a comeback in recent years, with enthusiasts and collectors all over the world scouring record stores for rare finds. And what better day to celebrate the love for vinyl than Record Store Day?

This annual event, now in its 16th year, is a day for music lovers to come together and celebrate their passion for music in the form of vinyl records.

Co-Op Records of Moline
Co-Op Records of Moline

What is Record Store Day?

Record Store Day was first celebrated in 2008 and has since become a highly anticipated event for music lovers all over the world. It was started as a way to support independent record stores and to celebrate the unique culture and community that surrounds them.

What to Expect on Record Store Day 2023

This year's Record Store Day is set to take place on April 22nd and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. With over 400 exclusive vinyl releases available in participating record stores, there is something for every music lover to get excited about.

  • In addition to exclusive vinyl releases, local record stores will be offering special discounts and promotions on Record Store Day.
  • Record Store Day 2023 will also feature in-store performances and appearances by artists.

Why Vinyl Records Matter

Despite the rise of digital music, vinyl records continue to hold a special place in the hearts of music lovers. They offer a unique listening experience that cannot be replicated by digital music.

Co-Op Records of Moline

Co-Op in Moline is offering a buy 3, get 1 Free. Any combination of used vinyl, CD, DVD, Blu-ray qualifies for the discount.

They're open this Saturday from 9am til 9pm at 3727 Avenue of the Cities, Moline.

Featured Artists: Allman Brothers, Black Keys, David Byrne, The Cure, Dio, Fleetwood Mac, Jrry Garcia, Grateful Dead, Jason Isbell, Joan Jett, Billy Joel, Elton John, Madonna, Paul McCartney, nMotley Crue, Motorhead,Taylor Swift, Pearl Jam, Stevie Nicks, Pixies, Keith Richards, Rolling Stones, Ringo Starr, Scott Weiland, Wilco, Yes

Ragged Records in Davenport & Rock Island

They'll both open at 9am for all your RSD finds. The first 200 people through the door will receive a free Ragged Record Store Day / Gnar City tote bag chock-full of promotional goodies and giveaways.

Then at 1pm Ragged Records and Trash Can Annie are featuring 20% off used LPs, CDs, tapes, and stereo equipment (excluding consignment) and 10% off previous Record Store Day titles at Ragged Records locations in Davenport & Rock Island.

Live music at the Davenport Ragged Records: Miss Christine, Nova Sunshine, The Goodbye Race, and The Afterdarks will perform starting at 1pm.

Plus, a new portrait series and coloring book titled 'Women of Punk' by artist Jon Burns will also be available, with 100% of sales benefiting Peace Sisters c/o Tees4Togo.

For more information on Record Store Day, visit

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