Record Store Day is this Saturday (4/20). Som will be carrying at least 75 different RSD releases this year. We’ll also be giving away CDs, DVDs and some gift certificates. Our hours will be regular (12-9PM).
Here’s a nice little interview and guide in today’s Washington Post.
Rock legend Ian Hunter visited Som a few weeks back and the Vinyl District was along to film. Store employee, and somewhat of a legend himself, Kid Congo Powers interviewed Hunter and pointed him the direction of the records he collects (mainly 50’s rock). Hunter was in town to play a show at the newly renovated Howard Theater. Here’s Hunter in our fair shop –
Tickets for the Bob Dylan/Mark Knopfler show at the Verizon Center show on November 20 go on sale this Friday.
Som Records is giving away a pair of tickets to the first (paying) customer to tell us what their favorite Bob Dylan song is and why. Tickets courtesy of IMP.
Nice feature on Som Records on DC Music Live