Latest News…


• Last Saturday at noon it was official – the sign came down from the pole in front of our temporary location once we completed moving everything down the stairs and to our home.
Now, it is time to open the new place after 20 years of planning and 20 months of construction. 
• World Records opens July 5th /Wednesday at 11 AM!

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OUR NEXT CONCERT – Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers

• Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers plus Gina Sicilia Saturday, July 22 at World Records Doors 6 PM
• IT IS TIME TO MOVE WORLD RECORDS BACK HOME -Yep, Yep… Our final day of business upstairs at our home away from home is THIS Friday, June 30…

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A look back on Opening Day

On this day 35 years ago, June 12, 1982, to be exact, a new record store opened in Bakersfield at 3741 Columbus Avenue in the Country Club Plaza. 

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World Records News – June 16 Spyro Gyra

Hello there Ladies and Gentlemen – Our next show is Friday night, June 16 with Spyro Gyra.  Yeah.  That’s right.  That’s what I said.  Spyro Gyra. You listen to Spyro Gyra?  Have you ever listened to Spyro Gyra?

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Our first concert at World Records is Saturday, May 6th!

Elvin Bishop- May 6   $45 and $40. What to know about Elvin--Growing up in the 1940's on a farm in Iowa with a loving but non-musical family, Elvin seldom heard music as a kid. “This was before TV,” Elvin says, “and on the radio you got a lot of Frank Sinatra and ‘How...

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From June, 2012 – World  Records turns 30 this Saturday. Live music will help us mark the occasion. The  Flying Arvizu Brothers play inside from 9 AM to 10 AM. JT Butler and the Horizon  Blues Band will play in front of the store from 10 AM to 11 AM. The FIVE,  featuring BRUCE JONES, will play inside from 11 AM to 11:30  AM.

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2815 F Street

Bakersfield, CA. 93301
Wednesday – Friday 11am – 6pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm

World Records has a great selection of CDs, LPs, DVDs.
We get most special orders overnight.  
We also sell record players, t-shirts and more.  
Let our 35 plus years of experience work for you.
Read more about World Records here.

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