Next Saturday (April 19) is Record Store Day! Any vinyl lover will tell you this day has a special meaning. It’s about bringing together locally-owned record stores for one massive day of exclusive vinyl, CD and cassette releases, in-store performances and general bonding among music aficionados.

Flint may not have a physical record store that’s locally-owned right now, but the longstanding Wyatt Earp Records is still going strong as an online store, offering “great service with a friendly smile via the mail.” Check them out at

For the full list of participating Record Store Day shops and available releases, visit Record Store Day’s official website.