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Discover Unique Vinyls and More at Record Stores in Nashville

Explore the Best of Music City at These Record Stores in Nashville

With its rich musical heritage, Nashville has a venue for music and entertainment around every corner. Whether you are a vinyl collector or just appreciate listening to good music, you probably want to scout out the best music stores. You're sure to score a treasure when you check out these top record stores in Nashville near our Olympus Midtown apartments in Nashville

Third Man Records

Third Man Records is more than just a record store - it's an experience. This Nashville storefront has a novelty lounge with a Third Man Record Booth, where guests can record up to 2 minutes of audio on a refurbished 1947 Voice-o-Graph machine and receive a 6" phonographic disc. There's also a photo studio and The Blue Room Bar. This location is the world's only live venue with direct-to-acetate recording capabilities. Their goal is to keep the record business spontaneous and music sacred. 

Grimey's New & Preloved Music 

Grimey's New and Preloved Music is an independent record store specializing in new and vintage records, CDs, and cassettes. They have a laid-back atmosphere and an eclectic array of music available. They also carry a selection of books, music and culture magazines, and movies. In addition, Grimey's frequently hosts in-store events and live performances that are free and for all ages, so stop in to check out record-release celebrations and listening parties. 

The Great Escape

The Great Escape is an excellent choice to find music and other unique media finds, as they also carry comics, movies, games, and more. You can shop in the Nashville store or online through their eBay store, but they also allow customers to shop over the phone. The Great Escape participates in a variety of events like Free Comic Book Day, Record Store Day, and Black Friday Record Store Day. 

For more music adventures, check out these music venues in Nashville. If you’re looking for a new place to call home, contact us today to find the right apartment for your lifestyle at Olympus Midtown.