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by Prince Of Petworth April 17, 2013 at 5:00 pm 3 Comments

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DC premiere screening of LAST SHOP STANDING: THE RISE, FALL AND REBIRTH OF THE INDEPENDENT RECORD SHOP:

Comet Ping Pong
5037 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Thursday, April 18th, 2013
8:30pm – 10:00pm | FREE!

The Official Film of Record Store Day 2013, LAST SHOP STANDING: THE RISE, FALL AND REBIRTH OF THE INDEPENDENT RECORD SHOP, is based on a book by Graham Jones, and directed by Pip Piper. Free screenings are happening this week in partnership with record stores across the country.

LAST SHOP STANDING should be an essential watch for anyone who grew up going to record shops or for those who want to explore the music world further deeper than what is online. Mark Searby, MTV

Hear from over 20 record shop owners and music industry leaders as well as musicians including Paul Weller, Johnny Marr, Norman Cook, Billy Bragg, Nerina Pallot, Richard Hawley and Clint Boon as they all tell us how the shops became and still are a part of their own musical education, a place to cherish and discover new bands and new music.

Get DCs Record Store Day started early with a free screening of LAST SHOP STANDING, hosted in the back room at Comet Ping Pong (5037 Connecticut Ave NW Washington, DC 20008). No cover. Regular food and drink menu available.

See all of tonight’s and the week’s events here.  To add your event, click the events tab up top and then click “add an event”.  You can add concerts, museum/gallery exhibits, fundraisers, sporting events, bike rides etc. You can add anything you think will be of interest to PoPville.

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