"I can see your eyes, I can see your brain..."


Trick-or-treaters will be encouraged to stay up on Main Street on Thursday, but there will be candy here in the shop in case any stray ghouls or goblins wander down the walkway to 
 Willimantic Records. Free live music follows at 6:30pm, featuring 
five local bands disguised for Halloween silliness.

Free Baseball 7" Today - Wednesday, October 23rd



It's the Cards and the Sox in the World Series. Since Rico Petrocelli played for Boston and Dizzy Dean for the Cardinals, might as well repeat the Dizzy/Rico 7" giveaway. 

That's one free Rico/Dizzy 45rpm 7" split single with purchase today, Wednesday, October 23, 2013 while supplies last.
Willimantic Records will be open 12pm to 6pm.

It's the same goofy deal as back on Opening Day last spring.

Tuesday, October 22nd at Willimantic Records: DOWNTOWN BOYS, LEAMERS, PATCH KIT

Photo by Roxanne Pandolfi from The Willimantic Chronicle

DOWNTOWN BOYS:  fun chaos from Providence. Their 4th show at Willimantic Records this year. I keep bringing them back because they are great.
https://www.facebook.com/DowntownBoys

LEAMERS: lo fi skygaze garage pop from Montreal.
http://leamers.bandcamp.com/

PATCH KIT: Jessica from THE NEW AND VERY WELCOME with her excellent new quartet from Manchester.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Patch-Kit/169832059833433?ref=stream

Music starts at 7pm

Donations to the musicians encouraged.



Saturday, October 19th: BOILERMAN, SPIT-TAKE, BLESSED STATE at Willimantic Records



BOILERMAN
(Chicago pop-punk, on tour)

SPIT-TAKE
(Willimantic rock, releasing new tape)

BLESSED STATE
(CT/W. Mass punk, memb. Iron Hand)

Music starts at 7pm.

Donations to the bands encouraged.

GEORGE “EFFIN MAGIC” HAKKILA (formerly known as Ham Steak) just added to the Saturday, October 12th show.



THE LOST RIOTS - from New Haven “for fans of: Dead Boys, Buzzcocks, Sex Pistols, Replacements, and Johnny Thunders.”


HI! - from Oakland, CA featuring Maria Yates of Rock Yer Socks and PANDA & CHILD fame. They “sing about death and love and smashing patriarchy and all that normal rock and roll stuff (sex, drugs, etc., etc.)”


GEORGE HAKKILA - formerly known as Hamsteak. Influenced by Devo, Captain Beefheart, Minutemen, Volcano Suns, the Girls, Neil Young


THE LONESOME WHILE - from Hartford, influenced by “The Thermals, State Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Against Me!, Screaming Females, She and Him, Death Cab for Cutie, The Evens, Arcade Fire, Radical Dads.”

Possibly one more to be announced soon.

A free show with donations to the bands encouraged. 

Music starts at 7pm.

Come on over and see what Maria has been up to since she moved to the west coast.

HANGING HILLS with KOBY TEETH and TICK HIVE - 5pm, Sunday, October 6th at Willimantic Records



The Willimantic Food Co-op is hosting their annual Downtown Country Fair from 11am to 5pm on Sunday, October 6th. It will be a fun day of local music, local food, local arts and local crafts. Immediately afterwards Willimantic Records will present HANGING HILLS and KOBY TEETH. It’s a free show with donations to the musicians gratefully accepted. 

(indie folk rock - really, really good stuff, their fourth or fifth or sixth time here at the shop)

(Townes Van Zandt sort of country, sort of, but with a bit of Johnny Cash thrown in - third time here at Willimantic Records)

TICK HIVE: http://tickhive.bandcamp.com/
(experimental noise artist with a new release out soon on Elm Recordings)

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KOBY TEETH will start things off sometime around 5pm, hopefully not too much later.

HANGING HILLS will follow KOBY TEETH, a rough guess would be a little after 6pm, maybe a bit earlier or later.

TICK HIVE will wrap things up after HANGING HILLS.