New Orleans is a musical city. Considering that live jazz music is never too far away from wherever you are, it makes total sense that the city would have several unique record stores. Whether you're a seasoned collector, or just browsing, check out these five funky places on National Record Store Day on July 17!
Euclid Records is your one stop shop for every genre. Located in the Bywater neighborhood, this shop has everything from folk to classical to reggae! The two-story set up makes shopping easy and organized. The staff and owners of Euclid are committed to exposing customs to the vintage, but still relevant, experience of shopping for records. 3301 Chartres St., 504-947-4348, euclidrecordsneworleans.com
This vintage record store has been providing New Orleanians with jams, old and new, since 1975. Not only can you browse vinyl, but you can also shop for turntables and speakers to go with all of your fresh finds too. This year, Peaches plans to have limited quantities of vinyl pressed for one day only. Make sure to get in line early for a chance at snagging limited edition LP releases. 4318 Magazine St., 504-282-3322, peachesrecordsandtapes.com
Louisiana Music Factory
Jazz fans and local DJs alike frequent this 1992 established record store. There is truly something for everyone here. Many visitors are sent to tour this spot to take in all of the retro vibes it has to offer. On Record Store Day, you're sure to find a limited-edition gem or two. 421 Frenchmen St., 504-586-1094, louisianamusicfactory.com
Domino Sound Record Shack
This record shack carries new and used records, cassettes, and dominos of course! Operating since 2007, you can find anything from punk to blues and everything in between. In addition to this wide variety, they claim to have the largest reggae 45's collection in the South. See for yourself and pay them a visit on Record Day! 2557 Bayou Rd., 504-309-0871, dominosoundrecords.com
NOLA Mix has a unique history. It started in 2011 as a youth-based production program and has since grown into a record store! Now, NOLA Mix sells high quality vinyl in a variety of genres, while continuing to teach DJ and production classes to students. 1522 Magazine St., 504-345-2138, nolamix.com