For nearly 70 years, Bob Koester owned the Jazz Record Mart and Delmark Records—and though his businesses could be “crazy town,” they helped nurture thriving communities.
If you have the money to help Chicago’s record stores stay in business long enough to reopen, here are your options.
Details about discounts, giveaways, in-store performances, and more at three dozen shops—with an interactive map and alphabetized listings
Check out our interactive map and listings detailing the area’s festivities, including discounts, giveaways, in-store performances, and more.
Record Store Day is a great time to get acquainted with the neighborhood shops that don’t partake in the annual retail circus.
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