Record Store Day celebrated in Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Local record stores are celebrating music you can still put your hands on.

Stores including Record Theatre on Main Street welcomed people who not only want to buy physical copies of music, but play them on vinyl instead of on CD or digital download.

Those old-fashioned records include albums that aren’t being made available in any other format.

“It’s bigger than Black Friday, bigger than Christmas-time, we do very well. Not only are people buying the special releases, but they’re buying other vinyl records that came out, CDs, DVDs, so they’re just generally browsing, trying to make a day out of it,” Record Theatre manager Joe Igielinksi said.

This is the seventh year for record store day in Buffalo and worldwide. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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