Third Man Records Pop-Up Shop Set for Coachella
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 13:42:10
The good folks of Third Man Records, the label run by Jack White, a man who is passionate about vinyl and record store culture, couldn't be more excited to head to Palm Springs, California to partner with the Ace Hotel in erecting a poolside Pop-Up shop for their annual 10-day Desert Gold event, to coincide with the two weekend spanning Coachella festival. The pop-up shop will have its grand opening Friday, April 12th and be open for business every day 12-5PM.
The Ace Hotel Pop-Up shop will feature all the tangible recorded goodies you've come to expect from Third Man Records as well as a whole slew of new Lost in the Desert Pop Up-specific merchandise, including a Stereoptic Eye, metal belt buckle, switchblade comb, shot glasses, bang gun, pennant, baseball t-shirt, lenticular postcard and more.
Perhaps most excitingly, Third Man will be pre-selling a limited edition 7" box set (of 300) housed in a one of a kind snakeskin style 45 carrying case featuring five Live singles that will be recorded at the Ace Hotel over the course of the second weekend. The pre-sale for this box set is available only at the Ace Pop Up shop and begins when doors open on April 12. Like all exclusive pop up items, they are first come first served, and when they are gone... they're gone.
The Third Man Rolling Record Store will also be parked in Palm Springs, and will make various appearances on its way across the country as well as in and around the Los Angeles area selling all the new RRS merchandise we told you about a little while back and more. Be sure to follow twitter.com/thirdmanrrs to keep track of its location and get your goods. For now, you can count on stops on Wed, April 10 at Amoeba Records (12-3PM) and Rhino Records (4-7PM.)
Free poolside and indoor performances for the weekend of the 20th/21st include Eagles of Death Metal, Redd Kross, White Fence, Dirty Ghosts, White Mystery, Gap Dream, The Dough Rollers, Carly Ritter, and more, with mind bending DJ nights in the Ace Hotel's Amigo Lounge Friday and Saturday late night... Details and times TBA. Come on out and lose your mind in the desert!
Third Man Records doesn't want anyone to feel like they're missing out on either, so they've arranged reciprocal opportunities to peep into the alternate universe through iPads set up in each shop. Tell us about your RSD plans in Palm Springs OR Nashville using the hashtag #TMRSD.
The following will be DJing at the Ace:
Britt Daniels (Divine Fits)
Blue Jeans & Moon Beams
Travis Holcomb - KCRW
Classic Bar Music
Third Man Music Machine
Will check out the pop up shop?