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Bric-a-Brac throws a fundraiser that’s also a call for unflooded inventory

Bric-a-Brac Records & Collectibles has been closed since a pipe burst in the Avondale shop on Christmas morning, destroying thousands of LPs, seven-inches, VHS tapes, and toys. Thankfully the damage was mostly confined to the front of the shop. “Everything looks a lot worse than it is right now,” says co-owner Nick Mayor. “We definitely […]

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Underground music shop Bric-a-Brac Records organizes another daylong festival of subversive rock

In a little more than four years, Bric-a-Brac Records, which occupies a cozy storefront on the border between Logan Square and Avondale, has become a crucial part of the local creative community. Owners Nick Mayor and Jen Lemasters have accomplished this in part by hosting a bevy of all-ages shows featuring vital underground rock, punk, […]