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4 record stores in Charleston

These record stores are celebrating Record Store Day in big ways.

rows of vinyls inside Gray Cat Music in Park Circle

Have you been to this gem in Park Circle?

Photo provided by @graycatmusic

Ready to get groovy, Charleston? Record Store Day is Saturday, April 20, and we’re turning the tables on how you listen to music. From classic rock bands like The Beatles and Pink Floyd to iconic singers from various genres such as Bob Dylan + Marvin Gaye — there’s vinyl for just about everyone at these local music hubs.

Unplug the aux cord and dust off your dad’s old record player. We’ve rounded up four vibrant + homey record stores that are well-stocked and totally in tune with your musical needs.

Gray Cat Music, 1921 E. Montague Ave., Ste. 102, North Charleston

Gray Cat Music offers select new + used vinyl, used CDs and cassette tapes, and band merch. Tomorrow, there will be limited Record Store Day vinyl releases, plus other deals.

Black Circle Records, 123 S. Cedar St., Summerville

Stop by to check out new vinyls each week. For Record Store Day, they are partnering up with the Public Works Art Center for a community Swap n Shop event.

Two individuals walking in front of the building of Record Stop Charleston on King Street Downtown Charleston.

Find an oldie but goodie at this shop.

Photo provided by @recordstopchs

Record Stop Charleston, 426 King St.

This family-owned spot is ready for Record Store Day. The shop has been offering new + used vinyl records, turntables, and other music accessories since 1974. Fun fact: The shop began as a chain on Long Island before opening in the Holy City. Browse over 3,000 new vinyl records or place an online order with same-day shipping.

Monster Music & Movies, 946 Orleans Rd.

Swing by the shop on Saturday, April 20 for exclusive releases, a store-wide + sidewalk sale, a bounce castle, an animal adoption, plus food trucks. Atlantic Records artist Briston Maroney will also make an appearance by meeting fans, signing records, and performing a short acoustic solo performance at 3 p.m.