Upcoming In-Store Happenings
In-Stores are all free and all ages, always. Come rock with us!
Alexandra Streliski 'Inscape' listening party - Friday, October 5th @ 10AM
An artist of Polish Jewish origin who grew up between Paris and Montreal, Streliski made her debut with the 2010 album Pianoscope, but the general public discovered her via Jean-Marc Vallée's films Dallas Buyers Club (2013) and Demolition (2016) and, more recently, the trailer of the acclaimed HBO series Big Little Lies (2017). Recorded in Fall 2017 at Studio PM in Montreal, INSCAPE is the work of an artist unconcerned with conventions, whose approach of neoclassicism is resolutely current. Produced by Alexandra Stréliski herself and Maxime Navert (who also co-produced Pianoscope), the attempt was to fill a certain emotional emptiness, a creative urge that commits to taking the listener back to a form of lost sincerity. One of the rare women in the neoclassical world, Alexandra Stréliski creates music that enthralls listeners, filling their minds with rich, cinematic images. Join us as we listen to this striking new release while drinking free coffee and eating some sweet treats.
Cassette Store Day at Grimey's! - Saturday, October 6th @ 1-5PM
Nashville label Banana Tapes is hosting a multi-venue Cassette Store Day festival on October 6th at Grimey's, The Groove and Fond Object. At Grimey's, we're the "Tab-Out" stage and we'll host performances by secret friends, Abstract Black, neon black, Internet Boyfriend, Dream Chambers, audiovisual adventurer B|_ank and more. The live music runs from 1-5PM and is free and all ages. I hope you can join us and hit all the other spots as well. See more details and show times for each venue at bananatapes.com
SNOW PATROL - Sunday, October 7th @ 3PM
Snow Patrol first played at the old Grimey's on 8th Avenue back in 2009 and it was one of our biggest-ever in-stores at that time. People traveled from surrounding states to witness them rocking the record store before they packed The Ryman later that night. Now we get to welcome them back to our fancy new digs for a return engagement and this time they're in town to open for Ed Sheeran at Nissan Stadium! We're all moving on up to bigger and better things. Since releasing their debut album in 1998 Snow Patrol has gone on to be one of the biggest acts in the world. With over 10 million global album sales, 1 billion global track streams, 5 UK Platinum awards, 6 BRIT Award nominations, 1 GRAMMY nomination, 1 Mercury Music-Prize nomination, a massive and passionate fan base and after 8 years of anticipated waiting the band is back with their 7th album "Wildness". Join us this Sunday, October 7th, at 3PM for Snow Patrol live at Grimey's on Trinity Lane. It's free and all ages.
JOHN HIATT - Friday, October 12th @ 6PM *Preorder new album for wristband*
Man are we stoked to have John Hiatt break in our new performance space as our first marquee in-store artist! He's got a new album out on October 12th called The Eclipse Sessions and will perform a live set at the new Grimey's at 6PM on that day. Starting on the day we open on Trinity Lane - Friday, September 28th - stop in the new Grimey's and preorder the new John Hiatt album on vinyl or CD and you'll receive a wristband guaranteeing you get in for this special event. We can fit a lot more people inside the new place but space is still limited. We are now taking preorders over the phone as well as in the store: 615-226-3811
The Eclipse Sessions offers up John Hiatt's strongest set of songs in years. Long celebrated as a skilled storyteller and keen observer of life's twists and turns, Hiatt can get at the heart of a knotty emotion or a moment in time with just a sharp, incisive lyric or witty turn of phrase. The 11 tracks presented in The Eclipse Sessions demonstrate that the singer-songwriter, now 66, is only getting better with age, his guitar playing more rugged and rootsy, his words wiser and more wry. Hiatt goes all in with The Eclipse Sessions. There's a grit to these songs' a craggy, perfectly-imperfect quality that colors every aspect of the performances, right down to Hiatt's vocals, which are quite possibly his most raw and expressive to date.
Jessica Hopper Night Moves Q&A with Ann Powers - Sunday, October 14th @ 3PM
Join us for a Q&A with music journalists Jessica Hopper and Ann Powers, as they discuss Hopper's new book Night Moves, "an edgy, exhilarating tribute to Chicago, friendship, and the music that ultimately formed her voice," with a signing to follow.
John Carpenter's Halloween OST Listening Party - Friday, October 19th at 6PM
In conjunction with the theatrical release of Halloween (2018) Sacred Bones Records is releasing John Carpenter's score to the film, which he composed with Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davies. Join us for a special Halloween listening party with in-store trick-or-treating for candy & other Halloween goodies, plus your chance to win a limited edition colored vinyl copy of the album as well as a copy of the upcoming limited edition "Halloween" theme 12" single by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (due out 10/26).